Everyday Letters: Practice Makes Perfect

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The only way to improve skills, especially when using new tools, is practice – but I still sometimes have a hard time “wasting” paper to test our press or practice letters.

everyday letters: practice makes perfect, pens and hand-lettered monday // union jack creative

That’s how Monday ended up on a pressed black zigzag when I wanted to play with a gold Kuratake brush pen this morning, admittedly lending the day a bit more festive flair than I felt when my alarm went off. (Sunday was on a blind-pressed test piece.)

everyday letters: practice makes perfect, pens and hand-lettered monday // union jack creative

I tend to keep a stash of these imperfect pieces, practicing letters and then sending them as flat notecards, too. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

Here’s hoping your week is off to a feisty start!

image credits: Union Jack Creative

 

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