What’s New? I recently completed an amazing course on creating my own font and I’ve been dying to share how it turned out! I decided to create a font that had some texture, similar to that of a calligraphy pen. A lot of fonts that I’ve seen are way too smooth for real life. I… Read More Sakura Script
I will be hosting brush lettering workshops starting in the Fall of 2017. If you are interested in attending the course, please leave your information in the contact form below. I will contact you with pricing and location details.
As I’ve had my shop open longer and longer, I’ve experimented with a few different methods of shipping my prints. I’ve tried using little foam packing sheets, bubble wrap, cardboard sheets – you name it, I’ve tried it! My tried and true method of mailing somewhat fragile goods (like prints, notebooks, canvases, etc) has been… Read More Quick Tutorial: Packaging Prints
If you’ve already chosen your shop name, you’re probably ready to list your first item. I’ll give you some SEO tips as well as some advice for taking photos. You don’t have to have 50 items ready to list right away. It costs $.20 for each listing, so it may be better for you to slowly… Read More All Things Etsy Pt. 2 (listing your first item)
This series will be aimed at those creating their own handmade product to sell in an Etsy shop. If you will be reselling or have outside manufacturing, please refer to Etsy’s rules on those topics as I have no experience or knowledge in that area. Starting an Etsy shop was actually not something I planned… Read More All Things Etsy Pt. 1 (aka should you do it?)
What You Need: smart phone OR scanner adobe illustrator ipad pro (optional) The method of image capturing may vary, but once you have your image on your computer, all the steps after that are the same for each method. Note: I use a Mac, so your screen will look different than mine. The tools should… Read More Digitizing Your Hand-Lettering