Quick Tutorial: Packaging Prints

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 […]

Let’s Talk Crayligraphy!

What the Heck is Crayligraphy?? Well, to put it pretty simply, crayligraphy is just calligraphy using Crayola markers! The first time I heard about crayligraphy, I was honestly in disbelief. I couldn’t believe that people were creating awesome modern hand lettered pieces using kids’ markers. Here I was, ordering brush pens, markers, pen nibs and holders left […]

Brush Pens: A Review

What are brush pens? A brush pen is a pen with a brush for a tip. Pretty self-explanatory. Brush pens can be used to create awesome faux calligraphy and are also used to create traditional Chinese calligraphy. Brush pens are a favorite for hand-lettering because of their soft, flexible tip and ability to easily create thin and […]

Bounce Lettering

Before you start reading, here are the PDFs needed for today’s blog, if you’re following along: Lettering Worksheet 1 Lettering Worksheet 2 (Make sure you scale to fit the paper so you get the entirety of the worksheet) What is Bounce Lettering? Bounce lettering is basically just varying where your letters sit in relation to the line you’re […]