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My newest font, Skinny Jeans, just went live this week! I’ve been making a point to share process info for the fonts I make (here’s Espresso Roast), so that’s what this week is all about šŸ™‚ Skinny Jeans is a font trio that includes the main script style, a caps style that pairs perfectly and a symbols font to add extra personality to layouts. The hand drawn + illustrated symbols also come as a vector file to make things quicker for those who work in Illustrator. This font is by far the most in depth of all I’ve created; it contains 30+ ligatures, alternates and extra features. In the video below, you’ll see what raw materials I used to initially hand letter the font, then the steps I took to make it a fully functioning font. Read on to see everything!

Grit textures are one of the quickest ways to add a handmade feel to digital art. By adding a little texture to edges, borders, blocks of color or even shadows,

In my online course, Lettering Layouts, we talk about how to pair different styles of lettering and creates beautiful, impactful messages with them. Sometimes it can be

It's the last Thursday in September, which means it's time for your free spooky/eerie October 2017 desktop wallpapers! I've been away from my watercolors a little more than I'd like,

If you love lettering and watercolors, you've probably come across the watercolor galaxy effect. Whether just as a beautiful texture, or incorporated into lettering, it's eye catching. Made from a

As much as I love having digital calendars at my disposal, there's still something about things written in by hand. If you feel this way too, this tutorial's for you.

When I first started using Procreate, I just selected the colors I needed at the time and went on my merry way. Once I became more comfortable with the program,

I first realized how big of a deal enamel pins were when I worked on the Coca-Cola sponsorship of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The design studio I was working

It's the last Thursday in August, which means it's time for your free September 2017 desktop wallpapers! I've been experimenting with freehand brush lettering quite a bit lately (check out

I'm so grateful for the kind feedback the watercolor floral save the date had a few months ago! I thought this week it would be fun to