Animal Alphabet

I’ve wanted to participate in 36 Days of Type for ages, but it wasn’t until I reasoned that they didn’t have to be 36 consecutive days that I felt up to doing it. With a young baby, I needed something that didn’t require too much concepting – just sit down and get started with a…

Lettering & calligraphy workshops in Perth

I have been running beginners’ brush lettering workshops for a few years now, and I still get a buzz out of sharing what I’ve learned. There’s always something special about seeing those first hesitant brush strokes turn into confident letters and words by the end of the class. One session might not make you into…

Embroidered Lettering

Embroidering lettering has been on my list of things to try for ages, but that list is a long list. This attempt wasn’t particularly planned, although neither was spending hours hand stitching a dimensional burger costume from felt I had lying around. I could have superglued something more 2D together in under an hour and…

Brush & pen lettering workshops wrapup

I have been teaching beginners brush and brush pen calligraphy workshops for a few years now, and I still haven’t gotten the hang of remembering to take photos. That’s why this time I asked my talented friends Sab and Sam to come capture the day for these workshops in April. Awesome video from Sam; photos…

2018 Calendar

So it’s 2018! Okay yes, I know that it has been 2018 for almost two months now, and you’ve probably already bought a nice 2018 calendar ages ago. But just in case… here’s mine which you can download and print out for free! This has been on my to-do list for 6 months and even…

Review: hot foil pens

Recently I’ve been playing around with hot foil or stamping pens. I didn’t find many useful reviews or tips out there, so I’m writing this to help you decide if this is the shiny method for your project.