Teaching others how to start a home-based creative business has been something that I’ve wanted to do for years. I feel very fortunate to have been able to work from home while my kids were growing up. Working from home allowed me to have independence, to keep a part of who I was, and it gave me a break from being a Mom along with all the other jobs that go along with staying home.Read More
Tracing is one of the best ways to help you build muscle memory and grow your lettering practice! So I thought I’d make it available for anyone who is looking for a fun and easy way to help with learning how to write “Happy Birthday” in modern calligraphy with these tracing sheets!
The best part is, I’ve designed this practice sheet to be used with both a pointed pen and ink, or a small brush pen! I’m all about convenience and multi-purpose tools!Read More
There is a difference between hand lettering and calligraphy. Some would argue that there’s a big difference. I personally feel that any form of lettering, is simply letters that are “drawn” vs. “written”. In both cases, we draw strokes that are very purposeful and consistent. The difference between hand lettering and calligraphy is that the elements of those strokes vary. I recorded this video to help with explaining the difference between hand lettering and calligraphy in the hopes of helping to show how the elements of each art form vary.
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Learning calligraphy is like learning any new skill, the more you practice, the better you become. You can take classes, read blog posts, watch videos and hear about all the important tools to use or paper to practice on, but the only thing that will help you improve, grow confidence and want to continue to fine tune your calligraphy style is by practice! This free calligraphy worksheet to practice more give you an option to use a dip pen and ink or a small brush pen to help you trace words and grow your calligraphy skills.Read More
There are many ways to learn calligraphy. You can learn calligraphy online, in-person, using tracing sheets or referring to tutorials! Whatever method you choose, the biggest secret is to…Read More
If you've joined me on my last blog post, you'll know that I had a BIG goal to create my very first online class on the Skillshare platform. Well, I managed to hit "publish" almost a week before my scheduled deadline!!!
I am not a perfectionist by any means, but I do dwell on details a little too much some times. I have learned over the last few years, that done is better than perfect. Agonizing over the details of a plan is necessary sometimes, for instance, when building a structure, or planning a Will, however, agonizing over the details of an online class... not so much!Read More
Want to learn how to letter using Modern Calligraphy and don't know where to start?! Follow along with this 5 Day Modern Calligraphy Challenge and subscribe to receive your prompts, worksheets and videos as you explore the very basics to this super popular lettering style!Read More
learn how to brush letter with watercolor in person or online. Tutorial, worksheets and support to help you learn this beautiful lettering style! Video sneak peek!Read More
This calligraphy for beginner’s series has a very short video which shows you how to write in calligraphy. This video will show you how to write the letter "b" in cursive using modern calligraphy - in my own personal style.Read More
How to write the letter a in cursive using modern calligraphy. Welcome to a letter a day where I show you how to write letters in cursive using modern calligraphy - in my style of course. I'm hoping this will help to keep hand lettering a cursive writing alive!! EnjoyRead More
I've picked up new brush pens, felt tip pens, calligraphy nibs and inks. I have been exploring, experimenting and am really excited about what is showing up creatively. If you are an Instagram addict like myself, search the hashtag #inktober and peruse all the fabulous ink work!Read More
I feel like a new obsession is upon me. I can't stop thinking about it. It just kinda crept up on me. All I think about is where can I go to get more stuff to add to my stash. I'm up early and want to do it over and over again....Read More