Hi friends! Today is the last day that my Bounce Lettering Basics online lettering class with Brit+Co is available for pre-order, so I wanted to take you behind-the-scenes and let you know what it was like to film the class. Hopefully this can help those of you who are thinking of teaching classes – on or off camera – someday!
A couple weeks ago I announced on my Instagram and Facebook accounts that I was filming a bounce lettering class with Brit+Co using Tombow brush pens, and today I’m excited to announce that the class is officially available for pre-order! I’m going to tell you a bit about the class here, and in a future post I’ll give you a peek at what all went into developing it. (Update: read that post here!) I’ve been an avid reader of Brit+Co for a few years now and it was a total dream-come-true, pinch me kind of experience.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, you guys! I don’t know about you, but I’m already getting in the holiday spirit drinking my peppermint mochas and scrambling to figure out what I’m going to do for this year’s Christmas cards.
I’ve teamed up with some of my calligrafriends from around the Internet to bring you 11 holiday-themed hand lettering projects. Each of us has created an awesome free hand lettering worksheet, hand lettering tutorial, or hand-lettered printable to share with you!
You can find my tutorial below and at the end of this post you’ll find links to all 11 tutorials created by these talented ladies!
Hi friends! I know things have been a bit quiet around here lately, but that’s only because I’ve been busy at work on some really exciting and fun projects! I’ll be able to talk to you about one of them more in a few weeks, and the other in a few months – so hang tight! Today I have a free downloadable handlettered trick or treat print for you guys! If you’re last minute like me and haven’t even bought a pumpkin yet (oops!), this print will be great to download, print out and pop in a frame. Ta-da! Instant Halloween decor.
I’m often asked some form of the question “Is there a trick to this lettering thing you do?” Well, yes, there is. And that trick, friends, is practice.
It sounds so simple, but you wouldn’t believe the look of horror that washes over someone’s face when I tell them I typically practice lettering 1-3 hours per day. I can see the wheels turning in their head, and I know what they’re thinking: “Must be nice, but I don’t have time for that.”
Guess what? Neither do I.
Hello friends! I’m back with part 2 of my series covering how to capture your lettering on video. If you missed the first post, you’ll want to check it out here to get filled in on the tools you need (the post covers tripods and lighting – both are essentials for capturing your lettering on video!). Today’s topics are filming and editing your videos.
Hi friends! I’m interrupting my video series to share a free downloadable handlettered coloring page with you! Last night when I went to start in on my daily lettering, I just wasn’t feeling super inspired. I didn’t know where to begin and I was feeling pretty tired, so I thought I’d try something a little different from what I normally do and take a stab at creating a handlettered coloring page.
Hi friends! Today I’m starting a series where I will be sharing some of my tips on how to capture your lettering on video. The first part of this series will cover getting the right tools (spoiler alert: you need a tripod), and lighting. This post contains affiliate links, which provide no additional cost to you.
Hello friends! I’ve been quiet here lately, but trust me there is plenty to talk about – just not enough time to get everything out there! Yikes! So, today I want to share with you what I learned from teaching my first in-person lettering workshop a few weeks ago at Tombow USA headquarters.
If you follow me and/or Renmade Calligraphy on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve been counting down the days to what we’ve been describing as an awesome project that you can be part of too! Well, friends, today is the day that we’re launching The Letter Lovelies community!
What’s that, you ask? That’s what I’m here to tell you! But first, a little backstory on how Lauren (aka Ren) and I became #calligrabesties (and actually real life besties). This time last year we didn’t even know each other, and now we talk on the phone most nights and text each other throughout most days. How did this happen? The Instagram lettering community! We found each other through our mutual love of lettering (and Tombow), and became fast friends. And it doesn’t hurt that we’re basically the same person – she’s the left side, and I’m the right (get it, because she’s a lefty and I’m a righty? Ha. I crack myself up.)