Girl, Wash Your Face Lettering Challenge

I am so excited to be hosting my very first lettering challenge with the lovely ladies of Flourish and Pearl and Books and Brush Pens! We were super inspired by the book, Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis.  I highly recommend it!  And, I never do this, but I recommend buying the book so you can write, highlight, and amen all over the inside pages!  My copy is full of notes that I took …

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Colorless Pen Technique

Sometimes, 96 colors just aren’t enough!  Or, perhaps it is because I only have 35 or so, I feel like I am always missing one color or another.  Plus, I have been looking for a really good way to use your colorless blender and I think I finally found one that I love – creating new colors!  Sometimes, it is hard to find exactly what you are looking for – especially if you are color …

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Fabulous Flourishes!

Flourishing is one of those learned skills.  I think some people are more natural than others and are confident swirling their pen around.  For the record , I am not one of those people!  It takes a lot of practice and muscle memory to develop fluid looking flourishes and embellishments.  But good news!  In several years of my quest to flourish effortlessly, I have a four tips and tricks that make the flourishing process easier! …

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Color Fudes Are Here!

I, like every other letterer in the United States, was so, so, so excited to see that Tombow released pack of colored hard nib pens!  I ordered my pens on Wednesday and was even more thrilled to see them on my front porch on Friday.  I spent the weekend doing a little doodling and lettering in a journal and I wanted to share my thoughts with you all.  I believe that Tombow is restocking today, …

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Monoline Magic

I do a ton of work with my brush pens… and I love them a lot!  However, I feel like there is a pen in my arsenal that is underrepresented in my shared work!  I love my monoline pens (and pencils) and think they have really helped my lettering skills. It seems a little counter-intuitive to think about a non-brush pen helping my brush lettering, but there is a really important reason!  When I don’t have …

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