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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.

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.

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.

You can learn watercolor brush lettering

You can learn watercolor brush lettering

When was the last time you saw beautiful lettering and decided that it was too hard for you and you couldn't possibly learn it?

Well, I'm here to tell you that you are wrong. I'm not gonna lie, it takes
A LOT of practice. But, you can totally learn brush lettering.

All you need to do is start, practice and you will see the progress.

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.

How to turn your watercolors into fun cartoony letters using Illustrator

How to turn your watercolors into fun cartoony letters using Illustrator

Ever want to give your old lettering pieces a new fun life? Here is one way to do it. Follow this video tutorial and learn how to turn your old watercolor pieces into fun cartoony lettering that will brighten up your day.

How to move your letters in Photoshop

How to move your letters in Photoshop

Even run out of room on a sheet of paper?
Got your spacing totally wrong?
Or maybe you just need to move some splatters around.

Whatever the reason, sometimes you just want to grab a letter or a whole word, and move it to another place. Well, I'll show you just how easy it is to do in Photoshop.

How to add BOUNCE to your lettering.

How to add BOUNCE to your lettering.

Have you been struggling with adding bounce to your lettering pieces? I made a video of how I go about doing it. Also, it's a whole behind the scenes look at how I go from sketch to finished inked piece. Yes, I start with sketches, it's the only way to not waste a TON of paper and really get your layout and design looking good, especially if you're a beginner.