Hand Lettering

Happy Halloween!!

Well I don’t know about you, but I have spent my halloween writing ‘Happy Halloween’ in my dotpad. It was a fun project for an hour or so 😃 This is a post just to say ‘Happy Halloween’ to you all and show you how a piece of hand lettering work can move through various… Continue reading Happy Halloween!!

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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

100 Days of Doodles – Week 3

Another week, another seven days of doodles! I think my favourite one this week is the Harry Potter day, because... well... Harry Potter! Let me know which one is your favourite and if you have any suggestions I could do with a few extra ideas 🙂 🙂 🙂 15. Beach 16. Breakfast 17. Banners 18.… Continue reading 100 Days of Doodles – Week 3

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

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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

Hand Lettering · Paintstorm

A Hand Lettering ‘Disaster’ – Don’t be Afraid…

So I’m still fairly new to the world of design and to be totally honest I’ve been desperately trying to avoid putting words into anything. Then came a Spoonflower contest for creating a 2018 Calendar Tea Towel and I had a choice... 1) AVOID THE CONTEST - my writing isn’t tidy or artistic and it… Continue reading A Hand Lettering ‘Disaster’ – Don’t be Afraid…