Sunday, August 18, 2013

Creating Challenge Day 229--Lettering and Handwriting

Confession: I have terrible handwriting. It looks pretty on the page, but if you want to actually read it, good luck! In Junelle Jacobsen's Wildflowers Wild Art class, she focuses one project on handwriting. Her biggest word of advice is to practice, and she suggests using graph paper to help you create consistent lettering. What a great idea! She also suggests finding lettering that you like and keeping samples of that lettering in your sketchbook. I'm definitely going to follow both of these suggestions, because I'd like to improve my writing for art journaling and other artwork.

Here is some of my practice from today:


And a lettering project to work on:


I still have a bit to go, and I'll post this artwork when I'm done.