I ran into a friend who is practicing brush calligraphy, and although her individual letters were turning out beautifully, connecting them seemed to be a very different challenge. I've taught a few brush calligraphy classes and this is definitely a transition point for learners as we add the pieces together to create words - so today, I'm sharing two huge tips on how I learned to practice connecting my calligraphy letters.
I've long been enamored by the many artists I follow on Instagram that seem to effortlessly blend their brush calligraphy pens, but struggled to get that effect myself. Sometimes, inspiration strikes and you discover something that works best for you and your style, and I've created some fun pieces. Want to recreate it for yourself? Keep reading and I'll share how I've been using my Tombow dual brush pens to get a gradient and blended look.
So many people want to know "how do I start learning lettering and calligraphy?" and this is my attempt to answer some of those questions with my break down of different lettering styles, tips, and supplies to get started.