Progress - student project

I'm brand new to brush lettering. I've only attempted a couple of things before. So, this was a great place to start. My hand is really shaky, but hopefully that gets better with time.

After practicing the strokes, I filled two pages with the words "hello" and "whimsy" before I wound up with this:

Progress - image 1 - student project

Progress - image 2 - student project

I'm excited with how my name turned out! It felt great to actually like this one. Felt like I was getting somewhere! Of everything, I like this the most :)

Progress - image 3 - student project

I attempted a couple of phrases for my project, and this is what I wound up with: 

Progress - image 4 - student project

Thanks so much for the class, Peggy! You gave some great tips, and I'm very excited to keep practicing.