Spring is coming, which means a lot of cleaning, updating, and hopefully some DIYing. It also means getting ready for weddings — since the summer months are the most popular for weddings, spring is the optimal time for getting invitations, decorations, etc. ready. Hand-lettered invites are super popular right now, but even if you or someone you know doesn’t have a wedding coming up anytime soon, you can still use lettering to beautify other aspects of your life: thank you cards, place mats, DIY prints… the possibilities are endless!
In the workshop, you’ll learn the brush lettering basics, and you’ll also get an overview of color blending (hello, ombre!) and how to add your unique style to your letters with the help of flourishes and embellishments. Trés chic!
Here’s what you’ll need.
- TOMBOW DUAL BRUSH PENS ($34): “These dual brush pens have a versatile and flexible nylon fiber brush tip on 1 end that creates medium or bold strokes by simply changing brush pressure. The fine tip on the other end is for smooth straight lines or writing. The resilient nylon brush retains its point, stroke after stroke. The ink is water-based and blendable: use 2 colors together, or use the colorless blender pen. The pen tips self-clean after blending so there is no messy clean-up! Use these pens for coloring, rubber stamping, hand-lettering, doodling, journaling, and more.”
- MIXED MEDIA PAPER PAD ($12): “Canson XL Mix Media Pads were developed as the answer to the demand for a heavyweight, fine texture paper with heavy sizing for wet and dry media. This paper can be used for: sketching, drawing, light washes of ink and watercolor, collage, journaling, and more. It has quickly become the most popular paper in the Canson paper family. Mix Media paper erases well and blends easily.”
- BLENDING PALETTE ($8) (or Plastic Surface): “Blend your colors with precision and confidence with this blending palette. It is designed for use with the Tombow Dual brush pens. One side functions as a blender, and the other side functions as a color guide. You can even use the blender pen as a wet brush to mix the colors and apply them. Its compact size makes it easy to carry anywhere, and you can simply wipe off the ink with a paper towel or wet cloth.”
If you don’t have anyone to gift the class to, or if you do but you also want to snag it for yourself, go ahead — we won’t tell ;) Once you purchase one of our ONLINE CLASSES, it’s yours for keeps. No expiration or “best by” dates!
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