Hand Lettering

Bounce Lettering! Loveleigh Loops – Online Lettering Learnings

Over the last couple of weeks I have been learning how to bounce! By this I mean how to 'bounce' my letters. So before I tell you about my adventures in bounceland I'll tell you what that means. Bounce lettering is kinda what it says on the tin - it literally looks bouncy, like the letters in… Continue reading Bounce Lettering! Loveleigh Loops – Online Lettering Learnings

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Design and Doodles · Drawing · Hand Lettering

100 Days of Doodles: Week 6

Days 36 - 42 This week of Doodles started off with an awesome Movember doodle. For those who do not know what Movember is I'll try and explain... Movember is when, during the month of November, a large number of guys embrace their facial hair and 'grow a mo' for the entire month (mo =… Continue reading 100 Days of Doodles: Week 6

Hand Lettering

A Few Awesome Lettering Instagram Accounts

Finding inspiration for hand lettering projects is key to developing your own awesome ideas and turning them into reality. As a keen hand letter-er and newbie designer, I absolutely love to follow others and I’m constantly filling my head with ideas. I can’t possibly choose favourites but here’s a few awesome ones that I follow… Continue reading A Few Awesome Lettering Instagram Accounts

Design and Doodles · Hand Lettering

100 Days of Doodles – Week 5

Days 29 -35 There’s a little bit of a Halloween theme going on for a couple of days this, because it was Halloween! As usual, I have continued to practice my hand lettering, trying to be open minded and do a different font for each day (rather than just sticking to my favourite). Trick or… Continue reading 100 Days of Doodles – Week 5

Design and Doodles · Drawing · Hand Lettering

100 Days of Doodles- Week 4

This was an excellent week of doodles, I had lots of fun drawing these. The stick figure day was inspired by some comments on my previous doodles post 😃 (because stick people are awesome). Using my daily doodles as a way to practice my hand lettering as well, trying out new fonts from my new… Continue reading 100 Days of Doodles- Week 4

Hand Lettering

What is Hand Lettering anyway? Lettering vs Typography vs Calligraphy

Recently I have fallen in love with Hand Lettering. It was a total accident actually, and I only gave it a go because I wanted to try designing a tea towel with words on it. My first attempt wasn’t great... but it did teach me that hand lettering was indeed as challenging as I expected… Continue reading What is Hand Lettering anyway? Lettering vs Typography vs Calligraphy

Design and Doodles · Drawing · Hand Lettering · Paintstorm · Surface Pattern

Fresh From the Farm — Spoonflower Contest

This is my third proper attempt at drawing words for a tea towel design to enter into a Spoonflower contest. It’s also the first time that I’ve researched Hand Lettering for beginners. Oh well, better late than never eh? Check out my blog post for free resources and awesome websites for hand lettering newbies! I… Continue reading Fresh From the Farm — Spoonflower Contest

Hand Lettering

5 Free Online Lettering Resources

Free things are great aren’t they? Here are a few links (listed in no particular order) to some excellent free resources and information for both newbies to lettering and more experienced letterers and they’re all iPad friendly. The Happy Ever Crafter - Becca (the Happy Ever Crafter) has lots of entertaining and informative blog posts… Continue reading 5 Free Online Lettering Resources

Hand Lettering · Paintstorm · Pattern Inspiration · Surface Pattern

Baileys Hot Chocolate – Lettering and Typography

To those of who read my previous post, about Tea Towel Hand Lettering, I would like to offer an apology. If you know about typography, lettering or design it probably hurt your eyes and your soul. If you don’t know about typography, lettering or design, it still probably hurt your eyes and your soul. Good… Continue reading Baileys Hot Chocolate – Lettering and Typography