Free flourish practice sheets

Free flourish practice sheets

The best way to learn any new skill is to do it often and on a consistant basis. Tracing letters is not cheating. It’s training your muscles to remember certain shapes, and it’s perfect for a quick warmup before you do any freehand lettering.

Modern Calligraphy: Get better at flourishing

Modern Calligraphy: Get better at flourishing

Are you looking to expand you lettering skills beyond the simple drills and simple strokes? Many beginners get stuck in the endless loop of practicing simple strokes, over and over. And while that is perfectly fine and something I highly recommend, I believe we need to step out of our comfort zone and explore something a bit more difficult.

Learn how to digitize your lettering in Photoshop

Learn how to digitize your lettering in Photoshop

Now on SKILLSHARE! Wohoo!

Are you ready to start making money with your lettering? 

The starving artist mentality is dying off, now with the rise of the internet and online shopping even a hobbyist like you can make some extra income, heck, you can even start a whole lettering business right from the comfort of your own home. It's what I did.

Here are a couple ways to look at it, you can either custom make each piece or you can make it once, digitize it, and sell prints, mugs, apparel, and much much more. 

Brush lettering with Crayola markers

Brush lettering with Crayola markers

Hand lettering is awesome, and yes, the best tools are brush markers or brushes. But, if you are just starting out or on a budget no worries, Crayola markers can go really far when it comes to lettering. Let me show you how you can achieve that brush lettering look without a brush marker.

Fill your water brush with paint

Fill your water brush with paint

My favorite thing to do with a water brush is...

To fill it with liquid watercolor paint and watch it create magic. I love these Pentel brushes, it seems like they can do everything I need them to, and are great to take with you if you’re traveling. Or just sitting on the couch lol.
In today's quick video, I will show you just how easy it is to go from one color to the next using a water brush.

Why you NEED a light pad for your lettering

Why you NEED a light pad for your lettering

If you've been sketching out your lettering before your apply marker or watercolor to your paper then you know the pain of dealing with pencil marks that show up underneath. And it's nearly impossible to erase without smudging or totally ruining the color that is on top.

Let me tell you my secret…

TwoEasels Procreate brush for beginners

TwoEasels Procreate brush for beginners

Ever since I got my iPad last year I've been on the hunt for the perfect Procreate brush for my needs. I purchased a few and downloaded some free ones, but none were PERFECT for me.

So off I went and started creating my own brush…

Want it?

Small Brush Pen Beginner Worksheets

Small Brush Pen Beginner Worksheets

New worksheets are finally here! These are PERFECT for beginners, or those of you who just enjoy tracing letters. I hear it's great for relaxing too.

Each page is dedicated to one stroke, letter, or number so that you get maximum practice with each one. Those wrist muscles need to develop over time, and with repetition, you will see progress. 

Lettering tip: Lift your brush pen

Lettering tip: Lift your brush pen

I made this mistake when I first started hand lettering, confusing the rules of cursive writing with brush lettering, but I learned. And what made a big difference in how my brush strokes looked was doing this. Take a look at this video tutorial and learn a better way to letter.