Chalkboard Style, Design and Doodles, Hand Lettering

‘The Bramble’ – Cocktail Recipe Art

Lately I have been putting a lot of hours into learning how to use the Procreate app and this is one of my first things to come out of it (hooray for Skillshare where I have done most of my learning). Further down the post you can actually see a time lapse of this design… Continue reading ‘The Bramble’ – Cocktail Recipe Art

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Chalkboard Style, Surface Pattern, surface Pattern design

Making a Design More Awesome (Tips for self- critique)

This is actually something I drew up aaaaaaages ago and I thought I had finished it. Then I thought it might look good printed out and framed. So I printed it out. It was only then that I saw that it actually wasn't quite finished. Here it is: This is an example of why self-critiquing… Continue reading Making a Design More Awesome (Tips for self- critique)

Hand Lettering

Bounce Lettering! Loveleigh Loops – Online Lettering Learnings

Over the last couple of weeks I have been learning how to bounce! By this I mean how to 'bounce' my letters. So before I tell you about my adventures in bounceland I'll tell you what that means. Bounce lettering is kinda what it says on the tin - it literally looks bouncy, like the letters in… Continue reading Bounce Lettering! Loveleigh Loops – Online Lettering Learnings

Design and Doodles, Drawing

100 days of Doodles: Week 7

Wowwww I can't believe I'm now over halfway through my 100 days of doodles already! Where has that time gone?! I'm really proud of this week though (do I say that every week?this time I really really mean it). I had a couple of little attempts at bounce lettering although I am just learning that… Continue reading 100 days of Doodles: Week 7

Design and Doodles, Drawing

100 Days of Doodles: Week 6

Days 36 - 42 This week of Doodles started off with an awesome Movember doodle. For those who do not know what Movember is I'll try and explain... Movember is when, during the month of November, a large number of guys embrace their facial hair and 'grow a mo' for the entire month (mo =… Continue reading 100 Days of Doodles: Week 6

Hand Lettering

A Few Awesome Lettering Instagram Accounts

Finding inspiration for hand lettering projects is key to developing your own awesome ideas and turning them into reality. As a keen hand letter-er and newbie designer, I absolutely love to follow others and I’m constantly filling my head with ideas. I can’t possibly choose favourites but here’s a few awesome ones that I follow… Continue reading A Few Awesome Lettering Instagram Accounts

Design and Doodles, Drawing

100 Days of Doodles – Week 5

Days 29 -35 There’s a little bit of a Halloween theme going on for a couple of days this, because it was Halloween! As usual, I have continued to practice my hand lettering, trying to be open minded and do a different font for each day (rather than just sticking to my favourite). Trick or… Continue reading 100 Days of Doodles – Week 5