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Three tips for turning your lettering hobby into a business

I was lettering for over two years before I decided I wanted to try to build a business around lettering. Here are a few tips that would have helped me and I hope will help you if you’re considering starting a lettering business!  Tip 1: Figure out what you love and who you want to serve. There are a lot of different business routes you can take with lettering. But you have to know what you love doing. Do you love doing custom work? Do you love creating something once and selling it over and over? Do you love wedding calligraphy? Do you love doing lettering for other businesses? Take time to experiment and explore what type of lettering you...

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The Best Brush Pen for Beginners

Alright, I’m just going to say it… The Tombow Fudenosuke is the best brush pen for beginners 😅 It has two things that make it great.  👉🏼 It has a small and firm brush tip.  Why does this matter?  Because it gives you more control.  When you’re learning lettering, you’re not only learning a new skill you’re also learning how to use a new writing tool. The small and firm tip allows you to have more control over the shapes and letters you’re drawing. And therefore help the learning process be more fun and stress-free.  Want to learn brush lettering? Then get sign up for The Brush Lettering Course. A 21-day online course to help you learn everything you need...

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How to Work Through Imposter Syndrome (As a Lettering Artist)

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will” - Suzy Kassem  I saw this quote last week and really loved having this reminder. It reminded me of imposter syndrome and how so many of us in creative fields (lettering artists I’m looking at you) experience this.  Have you experienced imposter syndrome?? Let me know in the comments 🙋🏻‍♀️ I know I have in the past and still do at times. Let’s talk about what it is and what you can do to overcome it!  👉🏼 What it is: Imposter Syndrome is a psychological pattern where you doubt all of your accomplishments and have a fear that people will find you out as a “fraud”.  👉🏼 What you can do to...

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How The Lettering Box Works

The Lettering Box will be available in less than a month, but how does it actually work? Here are some details for you:  👉🏼 Each quarter The Lettering Box will be delivered right to your door. Within each box there will some seasonal lettering and wax seal projects to help you learn and improve your lettering WHILE you create.  👉🏼 Each week you’ll receive step-by-step tutorials with tips and tricks for each project.  👉🏼 Each day you’ll have the opportunity to create something beautiful while you’re learning new skills.  Sound fun?! Get early-access to make sure you get a box! 

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The Three Benefits of The Lettering Box

1. Learn While You Create  Traditionally you learn lettering through practice…. And practice and practice 😅 The Lettering Box will help you learn and improve your lettering WHILE you create something beautiful that you can use and share with others!   2. YOU Time As women, we often put ourselves on the back burner and put everyone else first. The Lettering Box will help you take time to do something YOU want to do. Lettering can be your self-care, your “YOU time”! 3. Community of Creatives  Get access to a community of creatives when you get The Lettering Box. Share your work and watch weekly lettering and wax seal tutorials. Want to get early-access? Sign up here. 

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