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. 

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.