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3 Tips for Drawing the perfect O Form

Do you know which of the basic strokes is hardest for my students? You probably guessed it, the O Form. If you’ve ever struggled with this one check out this video! [Insert Video] 3 Tips for Drawing the perfect O Form 1. Imagine the O form is a clock. When you start drawing you want to start at the 2 o’clock position. This will allow you to have enough space to transition from light to heavy pressure. 2. Start the transition from heavy to light pressure at about the 7 or 8 o’clock position. Doing this will allow you to have a smooth transition on the bottom of the O Form. 3. Lastly, it can be hard to end your...

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Trust Your Intuition

Do you think mothers intuition is real? For me, I believe God has given us moms an extra awareness (aka intuition) and gives us additional guidance so we can best help our children. I was reading an experience that my grandma had written and it just reinforced to me that mothers intuition is real and always has been. Here’s the story taken from her journal entry written February 4, 1988. “When I took Betty down to the Dr. for her six week check-up, he told me she had a murmur in her heart and when she got about five years old, we should take her and have it checked out. But the Dr. would not do anything about it before...

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August Free Coloring Page

I love thee Oh Lord, my strength. Psalm 18:1 I just love this scripture. It’s been on my mind for the past several months. Really it’s just a reminder to me to remember the Lord. To remember to stay close to him. He is our strength. Don't forget to Pin it ^ Get the coloring page!

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Acknowledge Your Daily Successes

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I look back over my day and feel like I didn’t “accomplish” very much. We make mile long to-do lists and when we only can mark off one or two it feels like a let down. So what do do instead? Make a ta-da list. This is an amazing idea from @drjuliehanks (If you’re not following her, you need to. She has the best advice and thoughts for women and moms). At the end of your day instead of looking at all the things you didn’t do, make a ta-da list of all the things you DID do. You’ll be surprised with all of your successes and it feels good to acknowledge all...

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My Number One Tip for Working With Your Brush Pen

When trying to decide what my number one tip would be, it was hard to narrow it down to one... but I really think doing (or not doing) this one thing will make or break your lettering. Here it is: Hold your pen at a 45° angle.  [Insert Video] Holding your pen at a 45° angle allows you to get BOTH thin and thick lines. Any other angle doesn’t allow you to get the same flexibility. Check out the video to see how it works. Did you find this tip helpful? Then girl, you need to sign up for my upcoming lettering course that is releasing soon! Head here to sign up! Don't forget to Pin it ^ Want to learn Brush...

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