Getting Started with Brush Lettering book is available

Getting Started with Brush Lettering print book is now available

I've been working on this for a while, and now I'm happy to report that my ebook, Getting Started with Brush Lettering, is now available via print!

It took a few rounds of editing the proofs, but all is good now. Grab your print copy of Getting Started with Brush Lettering here.

Getting Started with Brush Lettering is now available via ebook AND print!

Thanks for all your support! Be sure to share this news with anyone who might be interested in learning how to do brush lettering.

DIY Hand lettered coloring book page

It's super easy and so fun to create your own coloring book page! I just launched this course on Skillshare: make sure to check it out and enroll in my newest Skillshare class. This can be whatever you want it to be. For my coloring book page, I started by hand lettering my newborn son's name with block lettering. All I used to do this was a Sharpie marker and printer paper. Then I began to add illustrative and doodle-y details with the sharpie. Next up is digitizing, vectorizing, printing, and finally coloring!

Create Simple Watercolor Wash Backgrounds

There are so many things you can do with watercolor backgrounds: hand letter on top of them, cut them out and make some mixed media art, digitize them and use them as watercolor textures, and more. In this video I'll show you a few methods to create easy watercolor backgrounds for your projects, using simple tools that you may already have lying around your house.

How to Blend Ink and Watercolor for Brush Calligraphy

There are lots of happy accidents when it comes to creative work! I'm not sure how I did this, but one day I had my inking Pentel Aquash water brushes out and I also had watercolor out, and I decided to dip the tip of my ink brush into the watercolor. I loved the results and wanted to share with you how I achieve this effect!

How I Record Instagram and YouTube Art Demo Videos

I'm doing something a little different today and sharing how I record and edit videos for Instagram and YouTube. I've gotten a few requests and wanted to show you my setup in case it would help you record fine art videos for your Instagram, YouTube, Periscope and more. Check out the video at the bottom for a demo of the tripod and an overview of my setup; otherwise all of the important info is below!