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Say Hi to Midnight Moon - A new font!

Say Hi to Midnight Moon - A new font!

I love this new font and I hope you love it too. I decided to call it MOON because of my son. He is a curious 3 year old with a a love for looking at the moon before going to bed. So as I was coming up with a name for the font I naturally thought of him.

And then I had to create all the moon and stars symbols. Because what kind of moon font would it be if it didn’t come with it’s own galaxy.

4 Favorite iPad Pro accessories for creatives

4 Favorite iPad Pro accessories for creatives

I love me some Apple products, I have quite a few, so of course I was very intrigued when the pro came out with the Apple pencil, but of course it comes at a hefty price. And the first year I just could’t justify spending that much money on “a toy”.

Little did I know, this thing turned into my business MUST HAVE.

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. 

Easy photo editing on your phone. No Photoshop needed

Easy photo editing on your phone. No Photoshop needed

If you think I edit my Instagram photos in Photoshop you're crazy. Lol!

I actually discovered this awesome app called Snapseed a while ago and use that 90% of the time. Because 90% of the time, I take photos with my phone.

It would take so long to upload the photo to my computer, edit in Photoshop, save, export back to my phone and then into Instagram. I don't have all day for that, so editing on the phone it is.

Mockup your lettering in a frame: Photoshop course preview

Mockup your lettering in a frame: Photoshop course preview

Mocking up your lettering is a must if you wish to sell it, whether it’s a print or other product. No one has all the things or all the time to be taking fancy photos of the actual print in 10 different settings or in two or three different frames. Watch this video tutorial, taken straight out of my course, and follow along.

8 Tricks to get you practicing your lettering every day

8 Tricks to get you practicing your lettering every day

So you want to be the best lettering artist in the world, but you have a little problem. You don't take the time to get better. Understanding the problem is the first step to fixing it. Pay attention to your daily routine, and what causes you to do other things instead of practicing your art. I've got 8 tricks for you that will get you practicing every day.

Water Brush 101

Water Brush 101

So you got yourself a water brush, now what? Well, there are a few things you can do with it, of course, you can use it to paint beautiful landscapes, people, abstract art and more, but here, we'll use it for lettering.

But before you get to that part, (coming next week) let's talk about the different way to use it and how to take care of it so it lasts you a long time.