The abcs of Brush Pen Lettering - learn the miniscule (lowercase) alphabet in 20 minutes!

Emma Witte, Chief Pen Wizard at Black Chalk Collective

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5 Videos (29m)
    • Introduction

      0:32
    • What is Brush Pen Lettering?

      0:51
    • The Grid and Staple Strokes

      4:51
    • Forming Letters + Class Project

      22:12
    • Final Words

      0:28
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About This Class

Master the miniscule (lowercase) brush pen alphabet in 20mins!

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Have you daydreamed about achieving perfect penmanship? Have you fallen down several Instagram rabbit holes and watched hours and hours of brush pen lettering and calligraphy videos, WISHING you could do that too? Is it time to reclaim the pen licence you lost after graduating from school and abandoning the written word in favour of texting and typing?

NEVER FEAR! Your friendly neighbourhood Pen Wizard is here.

Emma, the Overlord and Chief Pen Wizard of Black Chalk Collective will show students how to create letters of the miniscule (lowercase) alphabet in just 20 minutes by piecing together a range of staple (simple / basic) strokes.

This class is aimed at beginners who need a helping hand (ha ha...) with forming miniscule letters. If you've never picked up a brush pen in your life, this class is PERFECT for you!

Brush pen lettering is great for:

  • Swoon-worthy Insta posts
  • Creating cute greeting cards
  • DIY-ing your own prints to hang at home
  • Making labels, placecards, and other stationery
  • Lowering stress levels (it's very therapeutic!)¬†
  • Improving focus / mindfulness
  • Helping find time for YOU
  • ...who knows? Maybe you'll be the next big Insta-famous letterer or small business owner!

It doesn't matter whether you are left handed or have terrible handwriting - brush pen lettering can be done by all!

So join in the craze, and get creating!

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A great introduction to basic letter shapes and formation. More please
SHORT AND SWEET!
Great Instructions, I loved the breakdown of each letter. It helped me to connect the movements in my head as I went. I have already seen an improvement in my letters appearance because of this video.

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Emma Witte

Chief Pen Wizard at Black Chalk Collective

Hey, party pen peeps! I'm Emma, and I'm an artist from Melbourne, Australia. My love affair with art was reignited in late 2015 when I discovered brush pen lettering. Brush pens are still main bae, but I now get my hands dirty with pointed pen calligraphy, illustration and watercolour. I had an enjoyable career in corporate administration but left that world behind in mid-2017 to run my own show, make art all day run a creative publication called Penultimate Magazine and an online waterc...

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