Baby countdown begins

Baby countdown begins

I've got about a month left till this babies' due date!

But since both my previous kids were a little early, I'm thinking it's more like 2-3 weeks.

Which is not much at all, and I can't wait to meet this little boy or girl? I'm definitely beginning the nesting phase of my pregnancy and just getting all the things ready is the only thing on my mind right now. That, and of course listening to endless birth podcasts. I'm mentally preparing for that part as well because it is a challenge.

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.

NEW Sharpie Brush Pen for Lettering Review

NEW Sharpie Brush Pen for Lettering Review

it’s not often that a new brush pen joins the lettering world, but these recently became available and I’m in love. Watch my first reaction and review of these new Sharpie brush pens. I also compare them to Tombow brush markers.

3 WAYS TO IMPROVE SHAKY HANDS WHILE HAND LETTERING

3 WAYS TO IMPROVE SHAKY HANDS WHILE HAND LETTERING

As beginners we want to be perfect right away, believe me, I thought I was. But among many struggles and self-doubt comes the shaky brush stroke. You know, when you want to create smooth upstrokes or nice downstrokes but your hand seems to be vibrating. Yup, that's it. That's the shaky hand.

There can be many reasons why this happens, but, if you don't have any health issues that could be causing this, I have a list of 3 reasons why your hand might be shaky.

What to do when jealousy and comparison get you down

What to do when jealousy and comparison get you down

Jealous much?

We all suffer from this, whether you are a seasoned artist or beginner, we all have moments of doubt, and with today's Social Media it's even harder because we are surrounded by everyone else doing the same thing we are doing and we just can't get away from our phones. It's an addiction really.

I've been there, deep in the sinkhole of envy, and let me tell you, it took a long time and a good slap in the face to climb out of there.  Let me tell you how I did it.