I think the best technique for beginners is to take it slow. Draw your lines carefully to keep them smooth and fine. And don't forget to breathe in the process!haha
Project 1: Hello, beautiful
I added flourish and thin lines as accents to make it more dainty.
Pen Used: Sakura Pigma Micron 03
Project 2: Vannessa
My name is almost always misspelled so I never really used my full name. I think this is also the first time I tried lettering it. I still have to practice my curves for the flourishes though. I partly shaded the letters to create an illusion of highlight to my letters.
Pens Used: Sakura Pigma Micron - 03 and Kuretake Zig Cartoonist Mangaka Flexible - Medium