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Here you will find all of my blog post about lettering and calligraphy, from books, classes, to tools and tips. If you are looking to get started or just want some inspiration and eye candy, I got you covered!

Calligraphy alphabets: What are lettering styles?

Script, serif, sans serif? Letter shapes, styles, and families can be a little tricky to understand. But in order for us to develop our own unique calligraphy alphabet, we first need to understand the different families and styles that are the staples and backbones of all letter alphabets. There are almost infinite ways to make …

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Calligraphy pens: The best brush pens to start with Calligraphy

What is a Calligraphy pen, and what should you consider when looking for a brush pen to practice or lean brush calligraphy. Additionally, learn which ones are the best for beginners and get a free 10-page worksheet of the basic strokes at the end of the post! The wide variety of brush pens or Calligraphy …

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Procreate Brushes: The best brushes for iPad Lettering + Calligraphy

Browse through the best Procreate brushes for Procreate on the iPad. With these custom brushes, you will be able to master iPad lettering and digital calligraphy to take your Procreate art and illustrations to the next level! Finding the perfect brushes for Procreate can be challenging because, with the rise in popularity of the App, …

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Notebooks for designers: The best paper planners and sketchbooks

Using paper (a notebook for designers) to keep track of your thoughts, ideas and musings is one of the best analog ways to stay organized and to let your creativity flow, but what makes a notebook good for you? And what are the best ones depending on what your needs are? We will cover that …

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Cute pencil cases: Cool pens storage to carry them in style + get organized

Check some cute pencil cases for all your lettering and calligraphy pens and tools, from small and portable to boxes and high capacity pencil pouches. I am pretty obsessed with storage for my lettering and calligraphy tools, and pencil cases are a big part of my obsession. So today I am covering some options that …

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Calligraphy Practice: Tips to set up for brush calligraphy

An intentional set up for Brush Calligraphy practice can make or break your progress. So today I want to focus on the things you should look for when setting up your space, time, and position to practice + I am sharing a FREE worksheet to get you started! By now it is nothing new that …

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Alphabet letters worksheets – Uppercase letters & lowercase letters

Looking for fun alphabet letters worksheets to practice calligraphy and lettering? Here you will find uppercase letter worksheets and different lowercase alphabet lettering styles. If you already read my post about Calligraphy alphabet styles, you already know the details about letter families. So, I will assume that you already read that one as well as …

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Lettering Cursive: Intro to American Cursive & Script alphabets

Chances are that if you are interested in learning Calligraphy, you are already familiar with cursive, whether from basic schooling (if you were lucky!) or because you really like writing in script styles. But doing Calligraphy in a scrip style and writing in cursive are two very different things. And in this post we will …

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Why do we doodle? The global appeal of doodle drawings explained

Who can forget this classic scene from the movie, “Clueless”? Tai proudly shows Travis her doodles of Marvin the Martian (and if you look carefully, there’s a Schwarzenegger-like torso on the pages too), and Travis asks Tai to do one of her “nice representations” on his skateboard, before saying, “Are you sure you didn’t trace …

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Calligraphy paper: The best paper for beginner practice & final projects

Selecting calligraphy paper when you are a beginner can seem like such a silly thing to go over in a full post because, after all, paper is paper, right? Well, Not really. Selecting the right paper for practice can not only affect the speed of your progress, but it can also help you prolong the …

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Brush Calligraphy for beginners: Modern Calligraphy 101 guide

Learn how to do modern calligraphy with a brush pen (or the iPad), the correct terminology, what pens you should get, and practice sheets of the basic strokes that are fundamental to learn the art of brush calligraphy, all in one handy FREE guide, This one! One of the things I love the most about …

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Skillshare review – The best calligraphy, lettering & creative classes

I’ve been a Skillshare customer since 2012, and after all these years is time for a review of their model and the classes you can find in this (now massive) learning platform. Is a Skillshare subscription really worth it? Lean from my experience of being a customer since way back in 2012 If you follow …

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Calligraphy history: Where does calligraphy come from?

Ever wondered where Calligraphy comes from? In this brief history of Calligraphy post, we will dig into some books and go back to the beginning of writing history so that we can understand the origin of letterforms. If you are able to see, then chances are you are being exposed to letterforms daily, even though …

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Bullet Journal: The Definitive Guide for beginners

Wondering what a Bullet Journal is? How do I even start? Continue reading this guide to get started in the best possible way! I had wanted to dip my toes into the very inviting waters surrounding Bullet Journals for a long time now. I know in the art community there seems to be a polarizing …

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The difference between Calligraphy, Lettering, and Typography

In today’s post, we are going to dig deep into the meanings and differences between Calligraphy, Lettering, and Typography, so we can understand where they come from and why it is important to tell them apart. Let’s dig into the differences between Hand Lettering vs. Calligraphy and typography, what each one of them is and …

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How to address an envelope correctly: The forgotten Art of invitation and envelope etiquette

Business, formal, informal; ornate and flowery or official and smart – this article will show you how to format labels, flawlessly address envelopes, and ensure addressees are given accurate titles. None of your letters will ever get lost again!  In the old days, writing letters was the most effective way of communicating over a distance. …

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27 of the best hand lettering quotes to inspire you

Check out some of the most beautiful hand-lettered quotes on the internet to inspire you – serious eye candy for lettering and calligraphy artist. So​cial media (especially Instagram) can be such a great source of inspiration for lettering and calligraphy artist. That is probably the reason why it’s one of the preferred places for creatives …

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Letters for wall: Create – wall art tutorial and template

Make letters for your wall with styrofoam. I will show you how to make this super cute “create” wall piece with styrofoam and cover it with any color you want to make a stunning piece for the walls of your craft room or creative space! BUT the cool part is that you can make this …

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