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Best brush pens for beginner brush letterers

February 14, 2016
Best brush pens

Previously, I wrote a post covering my top three favourite brush pens of all time. Those brush pens however, may not be the best for those starting out with brush lettering (or brush calligraphy). When you start learning brush lettering, you don’t really want to fuss around with the brush pen you’re using. Rather, you want to focus on getting the letter forms correct and getting your thick and thin strokes in the right place. For this, you’ll need a brush pen that is flexible but still stiff enough to give you the control you’ll need when brush lettering. A well designed brush pen will have a tip that holds its shape; it flexes easily but still returns to its original shape for hairline upstrokes.

For the past year, I’ve been learning new tips and techniques to further improve my brush lettering. Through this journey, I’ve found some of the best brush pens to use for a beginner trying to learn brush lettering.  Continue Reading

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My Top 3 Brush Lettering Pens

September 26, 2015

Top 3 brush lettering pens

Brush lettering has become more and more popular in recent months. I’ve begun to notice many companies incorporating brush lettering in their magazine advertisements, shop windows and even in their logos. The free style of brush lettering script has made it a popular choice in new home designs and art prints everywhere (which of course, I love!). Now, if you were to try brush lettering at home, getting a brush pen is the first thing you’d want to do. However, the large variety of brush pens available for brush lettering can sometimes be very overwhelming for someone who has never tried it before. From my experience and many trials, I’ve narrowed it down to 3 brush pens that I love for brush lettering.

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