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Lettering Paper Week!

Lettering Paper Week!

If you’ve ever had your pens fray really fast from using the wrong paper, you know the pain of using the wrong paper for lettering! This week, I’ve highlighted one AMAZING paper product per day and I’m doing a round-up here for you to learn all about each one and how it will make your lettering life better than ever! Tracing Paper This is the best tracing paper I’ve ever used! Tracing paper will make your workbooks and your pens last way longer! You can clip it right on top of your tracing pages and it will get you so...

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Lettering FAQs – What’s the best way to hold a brush pen?

Lettering & Art

Lettering FAQs – What’s the best way to hold a brush pen?

Q: What’s the best way to hold a brush pen? This is how you want to hold your brush pen at an angle so it will write smoothly and won’t fray.   Holding the pen like this straight up and down makes it harder to write and will make your pen fray quickly. A: I recommend trying to hold it at a 45 degree angle. This will help you to write smoothly and make it so that your pens won’t fray quickly.  Here are some videos of showing how to hold the angle the right way. This set shown is...

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The Best Pens, Paper, and Supplies for Hand Lettering

Lettering & Art

The Best Pens, Paper, and Supplies for Hand Lettering

Hi there, friends! I get asked this question so many times, that I thought I’d write a post. Hint: Bookmark this one so you can come back in the future! But before we get to my ultimate supplies list (below), let me tell you a quick story: Many times when I post a piece on Instagram, many people ask me – “what pen are you using?” (my husband thinks it’s hilarious to join in and ask me what pen I’m using too!). Do NOT feel bad if this was you because I did the same thing when I was first starting! The...

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Brush Pens – So Many Options, Which are the best for beginners?

Lettering & Art

Brush Pens – So Many Options, Which are the best for beginners?

What brush pens are best for beginners?? These are my 3 favorites! And they are all included in our Perfect Pen Pouch Starter Kit. 🙌🏻 SMALL BRUSH PENS Starting with the small tip brush pens, I love the Tombow Fudenosuke pen.  We include a black ink fudenosuke in the Perfect Pen Pouch Starter kit but we also carry a 10 pack of colored pens as well. They’re so great for:-Envelopes-Journaling-Place cards-Note taking-List making-Bible journaling-& more! Here is a link to the 10 pack of Fudenosuke pens.         MEDIUM BRUSH PENS My go-to pen for most projects is the Pitt Artist Pen, I just love...

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Mental Health Monday: Huge Mindset Shift

Mental Health Monday: Huge Mindset Shift

Sometimes we trick ourselves into believing that if other people behaved differently, we’d be happier. Oh it’s so much easier to think that way! But we don’t actually end up happier… unless everyone in your life behaves the way you hope they will! I’m hopped on Instagram stories today to chat a bit more about this and how the bad news that other people can’t (and shouldn’t) actually make us happy is actually the good news! I hope you’ll watch the video and then leave a comment here!! Happy #HLDMentalHealthMonday!! Xo 💛-Lisa

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