Art Journal Class #5 Lettering

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Lettering flyer

This week at Studio 13 I taught the 5th class in the monthly art journal series.  This session was all about lettering tricks and tips to use in the art journal.  We talked about stamps and stencils….but mainly focused on transforming our own handwriting into something that we can feel okay with on our pages.

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I also shared examples from my own projects:

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Then we made a simple background on our page primed with gesso, using spray inks and paints with stencils:

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And those served as a background for our real project:  Lettering on our page!

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And of course, what I especially like are the happy faces at the end!

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NEXT MONTH:  Making a travel journal, and packing supplies to go!


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  1. Kathy Hunter

    Looks like a fabulous class, full of inspiration, examples, demos, and fun.

  2. Your class looks wonderful. I would especially benefit from a lesson in lettering. Despite my natural handwriting being neat and attractive, I am finding typography a challenge. Your pieces are really inspiring.

    • Thank you so much! Lettering is a real challenge for most of us. I still have a fear of messing up a page by lettering on it!

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