Hand lettering is a trendy hobby right now. Requiring little more than a pen and paper, hand lettering is accessible to everyone!
Many of you have probably want to know how to do this special lettering for cards, chalkboard art, and canvas’s, so I thought I’d take a few minutes today to share this great tutorial with you and the most basic way to achieve this kind of hand-lettered look.
First of all, let me say that no two artists’ work will look exactly the same…that’s what makes it art! Second, there are TONS of ways to do hand-lettering. My most recent efforts have been to master brush lettering, which has been rather difficult, but creates a look similar to this without ever lifting up your marker. This method, though, is much easier and totally doable.
Have I mentioned my new obsession? Hand Lettering. It’s fun, let’s me get out some of my creativity and is an easy way for me to turn off my brain. Not to mention, it’s cheap – you truly just need a pen or pencil and paper to make something pretty. Hand lettering seems to be pretty trendy right now. It’s seen in advertising, there are extremely popular books explaining how to accomplish the style, and entire devoted to the art. But how hard could it be to teach yourself how to hand letter?
I first got curious when my friend was doing special hand letting on a chalk board for a little girl’s birthday and I flipped out over how cool it was! Thus my journey into learning how to do it!
Watch how MadeByMarzipan does this in their step by step tutorial so you can get started doing this! It’s FUN!