Back in 2016, I started my journey in learning calligraphy. My starting work was difficult to read and looked like I was scratching every piece of paper. However, after buying the book “Calligraphy Alphabets for Beginners” by Mary Noble and Janet Mehigan I saw the beauty that is Copperplate calligraphy.Continue reading A Brief History of Copperplate Calligraphy
Calligraphy + handlettering content.
Thanks, I hate it
I don’t like every design I post on social media, but you shouldn’t like everything you post either. It is easy to get caught up with posting the “perfect” design or project. With the temptation of getting the most clicks or likes on social media is on the back of creative’s minds, it is difficult to let go.
Language App Says: “What?” – [Part 3]
- Language apps assist in trying to learn another language. With only a limited vocabulary the app will feed strange sentences to practice.
We will be looking at the sentence “Ich trinke, und du bezahlst.” This phrase was provided to me by the free language app Duolingo.
Hey, ya’ll! I hope you enjoy this quick tutorial on embossing.
– Moxy embossing powder (high gloss and opaque white)
– Ranger “Emboss It” pen in black
– Heat gun
– Black crafting paper
Tutorial: Poppy Flower Color
Hey, ya’ll! For this tutorial, I am showing you how to color a poppy drawing using Tombow Dual Brush Pens. This is the same illustration seen in my “How to Use Tracing Paper” blog post. Please refer to that post if you need help getting your drawing on the final material. [Click here for the tracing tutorial]
-Tombow Dual Brush + Blending Pens
-Canson Watercolor Paper
-Aquastroke brush [this is optional, any brush and a cup of water also works]
Tutorial: Halloween Treat Tags
Halloween is right around the corner! Okay, maybe it is still over a month away, but crafting should come early. Whether this is for a party or just fun treat bags these Halloween tags; would be the interest of any ghoul.
-Tombow Dual brush pens
-Optional Halloween craft stamps [ I only used stamps on 2/4 of the tags]
-String or ribbon to attach tags to bag or other items
-Aquastroke brush [this is optional, a small brush and a cup of water also works]
Tutorial: Watercolor Background
Hey, ya’ll welcome to my very first tutorial.
For this project, I created a watercolor background using Tombow Dual Brush Pens on mixed media paper. [Tip: For best results use watercolor paper with Tombow Dual Brush Pens.]
Tombow Dual Brush Pens
Canson Mix Media Paper
Aquastroke brush [this is optional, any brush and a cup of water also works]