One of the many questions I get is how to get consistent letter thickness. For a long time, I was really just eyeballing everything. I had no tools to define the thickness altogether. All I knew was that if it didn’t look consistent to me, then I need to make some adjustments – that’s it. […]
It’s been four years now that I’ve been doing lettering for a living and a lot of people have asked how it all happened. Most people who knew me thought I’d stay in the corporate world for a long time because I have the skills and patience to succeed – or so they thought. I […]
Every day for the first 30 years of my life, I lived without a routine. While some of my days were productive, the majority of the time I accomplished….nothing. This worked fine for me when my only responsibility was to take home good grades. But when my husband and I bought a house and started […]
I was on my way to a workshop. It was a Saturday at 9AM when I was picked up from my location. I booked a Grab ride that day. The driver was an elderly man in his 60s and had been a long-time cab driver before he switch to Grab. He told me that I […]
Often, as creatives, we see other people’s work and we say we feel inspired. Well, that’s only sometimes true. Inspired is something that happens when you see someone’s work and it motivates you to create something. But when you see an artist and then get the feeling that you want to be like that someday, […]
You’ve downloaded the free course. Consumed all the content. Now what? Improving your lettering work will not happen magically – you need to put in the work!. Setting a goal to improve your lettering is the easy part. Anybody can set a goal. The biggest question is, how are you going to do it? This […]
It’s no secret that the key to better lettering is in the practice. But the typical question I always get is, how do i find time to create? Setting time aside everyday gives you a creative outlet and helps you to become a better artist. But between all the responsibilities and distractions of our lives- […]
One of the most difficult things about lettering is the spacing. In general, we pretty much just eyeball everything and go with the natural flow of how we draw our letters and words. But that’s actually not enough. What we think is ok can sometimes affect our artwork in a negative manner and we have to avoid those. This is why we keep educating ourselves about lettering.
When I first launched my personal project in January 2015, I never expected anything from it. I was drawing letters just for fun! I wanted a diversion from this melancholy that I can’t seem to get over with so the Type B personality in me thought of something better to do – for sanity’s sake.
The first month of the year is almost over! It also marks the beginning of a new month – the Love month! And because love is in the air, I take it that it’s time to have something for you too! I personally hand-lettered these tags and you can use them if you are preparing some gifts for your loved ones for Valentine’s Day.
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