Intermediate Brush Lettering: My Essentials

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This is a follow-up to the first brush lettering post – “Brush Lettering: My Essentials” where I shared some of my favorite, affordable, and basic tools for getting started with brush lettering. In this post, I’ll show some different tools to achieve different styles and effects. As I’ve expanded my collection of tools, I’m starting to narrow down my strengths and preferences.Β  Continue reading

Brush Lettering: My Essentials

brush-lettering-essentialsI’m not sure when “brush lettering” became a thing… but it’s my newest and favorite hobby! If you’re thinking, “I’m not that artistic”, then I want to encourage you… this is a hobby that anyone can pick up! There are tons of practice sheets out there, basic, affordable tools that you can start with, and so many other things that it can lead to!Β These are some of my favorite essentials that I used at the beginning of my lettering journey. Next week, I’ll share additional essentials that are next level stuff! Continue reading

Watercoloring: My Essentials

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When I picked up the bullet journal back in August 2015, I also picked up a couple other hobbies. Lately, I’ve been obsessed with learning how to watercolor and using it for lettering as well. I’ve always wanted to learn how to watercolor. I love how easy it looks… but appreciate how difficult it actually is. I love how the colors can fade and mix into each other. I like how I don’t necessarily need a fancy studio or a large space for watercoloring.

In my quest to learn watercoloring, I searched high and low for an affordable materials for a beginner like me. I wanted to invest in quality tools, but knew that I couldn’t afford the very best. So I’ve compiled a list of the tools that you might find helpful if you want to try watercoloring yourself! If you have suggestions based on your experiences, I’d love to hear from you! Continue reading