Start off 2018 learning a new technique to write those thank you notes for your Christmas gifts you received this holiday!
Make your own professional looking cards with just a couple of things. She uses a Ranger Embossing Brush Pen, Embossing Powder (Amazon or Walmart) and a standard heat tool that can be purchased on Amazon or any craft store.
Brush pen calligraphy is a lettering trend that is simultaneously fun to create and a joy to observe! You may be asking what a brush pen is. A brush pen is essentially a marker with a very flexible, tapered tip. That tapered tip allows you to write calligraphy that features sumptuously thick downstrokes and delicate upstrokes.
It’s the initial rendezvous with brush pen calligraphy that can be frustrating! The first hurdle is the specialized grip that brush pens require. Once you’ve mastered that grip, you still need to figure out how to exert and let up on pressure, and you have to train yourself to regularly pick up your pen as you write. It just takes a little practice and you get the hang of it.
Keep in mine, as a brush pen beginner, it’s easiest to achieve stroke contrast by picking up your pen several times while writing.
Watch how this gal with inkandsea does this marvelous writing technique in her step by step tutorial and you may want to look at some of the different tutorials on Pinterest for more information on practicing the special lettering. There’s all kinds of tips!