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Hello! Have you seen The Lego Movie? Then you recognize these lyrics? The song sticks, and I’m okay with that. We saw the movie over the weekend and I have to admit that I adore Will Ferrell. I will snort and laugh in the most unladylike manner in any movie he graces. He makes me giggle like no other. From what I have read, most lettering projects usually involve practicing letters first, then a phrase. This song came to mind for me. Hee.

 

Okay, so a few of my friends and family have asked me about my approach to lettering. I have gathered some of my fave blogs and lettering artists / calligraphers to share with you. I can’t find words to describe how superb they are:

 

Below is my version in various stages. Materials used:

I have not shown you anything in pointed pen yet. As soon as I collect my materials and take a course (or 2), I promise to share my attempts. For anything we do it really all boils down to practice. Have fun with it! Can’t wait to see what you do.

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Tip:

Made a mistake? Don’t despair! Use a craft knife to correct any mistakes. The key is to gently scratch the surface of the paper until the ink is off.

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