Have you noticed a trend at the moment to use gradient fills for lettering? It seems to be everywhere and I for one am happy because I love this effect!
Being that it’s the first Thursday of the month (that’s freebie Thursday to the newbies), I thought I’d not only show you how I achieve this style, but also give you some free gradient brushes so you can try it out for yourself!Continue Reading
Did you know the human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colours? Makes you head spin doesn’t it? I don’t know about you, but I have difficulty picking harmonious colour palettes for lettering (even with 10 million to choose from). Continue Reading
So you’ve been practicing hard, your lettering and calligraphy skills are improving leaps and bounds. You post your work to instagram and other social media channels and your friends are starting to notice. Continue Reading
I must admit, this week’s post almost didn’t happen. I try to have articles in the buffer ready incase the unexpected occurs. Things have been beyond crazy lately and for the last few weeks I have been preparing posts from week to week. Continue Reading
It’s becoming more and more popular to see lettering intertwined with either photography or illustrations. The use of shadows and shading help give the illusion the lettering is set within the design.Continue Reading
If you take a scroll through Instagram on any given day, you’ll probably find a large amount of Lettering work combined with high quality photos. You know the ones I mean? Often they appear with quotes or music lyrics giving a lot of colour, texture and depth to the composition. Continue Reading
Using a good Calligraphy brush in Procreate is definitely going to help your work, but one brush that needs to be accurate to get the desired result is your guidelines brush. The proportions of the x-height and degree of angle are essential components of a specific style. Continue Reading