How to Make Time to Practice Lettering

How to make time to practice lettering |

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.

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How to Capture Your Lettering on Video [Part 2]

How to capture your lettering on video [part 2] | video recording apps, setting up your workspace, filming and editing |

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.

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Free downloadable handlettered coloring page

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.

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How to Capture Your Lettering on Video [Part 1]

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.

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What I Learned from My First Lettering Workshop

What I learned from teaching my first lettering workshop |

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.

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Introducing: The Letter Lovelies Community

Introducing: The Letter Lovelies Community | A Facebook community for handlettering artists and enthusiasts, hosted by Brittany Luiz and Lauren Fitzmaurice (Renmade Calligraphy) |

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.)

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Everything You Need to Get Started Lettering

My Favorite Hand Lettering Tools | Everything you need to get started lettering |

One of the questions I’m often asked is what tools are needed to get started lettering, so today I want to save you tons of time on Google and give you all of my go-to tools and resources for hand lettering.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I receive a small commission from purchases made by clicking these links, which provide no additional cost to you.

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Introducing the 20 Ways to Draw Capital Letters Worksheets!

20 Ways to Draw Capital Letters Practice Sheet E-book by Brittany Luiz | Handlettering practice sheets

Happy Friday y’all! I’m so excited to introduce you to my 20 Ways to Draw Capital Letters worksheets today! Over the past two weeks I’ve poured my heart and sanity into creating these lettering worksheets and getting them up in my shop for you to start practicing!

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