I don’t know many people who don’t love seeing their initial embellished with eye-catching flourishes. For that reason, I often make illuminated letters to give as gifts or send as greeting cards! Today, I’ll walk you through how to make an illuminated letter that features a clean botanical motif.
Just this morning, I read a blog post that insists matte black is the “new red and green”. I’m not sure whether that’s true or not, but you can’t deny that matte black and shiny gold have a festive, magical look! In this Christmas card tutorial, we’ll harness that color combination with a simple vine motif.
After I made the Sleepy Hollow skull Halloween card, I realized that I need an envelope to send it in. After giving it some thought, I decided to make mail art with the same elegant feel as the card, but with a slightly different theme! Today, I’ll show you how to go about creating this fun Halloween envelope with a hissing cat and vintage style lettering.
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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a tutorial called How to Hand Letter Like a Pro. In the course of the tutorial, I ask you to write 3D letters … and yet, no 3D letter tutorial existed on the TPK website! That changes today. In this article, I’ll teach you how to draw 3D letters using a ruler, a pencil, and a pen.
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Before my toddler was born, I always had the time to sit down and make a really cool thank you card. Now … not so much! Anytime someone does something nice for me, I feel bad that I don’t have a beautiful card to send them. I decided to fix that problem today with a fabulous printable! In today’s article, I’m giving you the printable and showing you how to make the design on it if you want to hand-draw your own cards.
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Learning how to hand letter requires one main thing: patience. All the best hand lettering pieces start with a pencil draft, which you’ll probably modify several times before it’s just right! After that, you’ll still need to go over your work with ink. All that time isn’t a deal-breaker for me: to create today’s piece, I put on a good audiobook (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before — such a sweet story!) and gratefully soaked up every second of creativity! Here’s how to make this piece and others like it:
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