August is “Happiness Happens Month”, an admittedly little-known holiday that encourages you to celebrate the things that make you happy. If you read the TPK blog, I’m betting that you derive joy from being creative! So, I’ve put together eight suggestions to make the eighth month of 2018 your happiest, most artistic month yet.
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Today’s tutorial doesn’t require any special tools besides watercolor, a pencil, and a black pen. What it does require is a little bit of time and patience! If you have an hour or so, give this birthday card and envelope pair a try. You’ll absolutely love the artistic results!
Have you ever had a less-than-optimal ink experience? If so, the answer may have been dilution. It’s amazing what a bit of water can do for your calligraphy!
In this quick tutorial, I’ll show you my method for creating flourishes that look elegant and effortless! All you need to remember is that a pencil draft is your best friend. If you like the phrase that I flourished, you’re welcome to download it as a free printable! You can find the download link in the post.
Like most skills, calligraphy probably isn’t something that you’ll master overnight. Still: it can be learned in an efficient and enjoyable way! In this article, you’ll find six “tricks” that I used to accelerate my own calligraphy learning process.