"A huge component of the process of making art is the making of meaning – taking stimuli, sorting it, reconstructing it and communicating it."
Draw Your Words is a series of hand-lettering tutorials + resources with an array of drawing + writing exercises to challenge you to think about how you visualize, shape + draw words.
The Purple Page. An art journal page where words are a focal point. Working here with acrylics, Neocolors, found papers, gelatin prints, paper washi tape, and hand-lettering in an altered children's book.
Alphabet Journal Flip-Thru: You can make a journal for anything you wish. This is my "alphabet journal" where where I play around with hand-lettering and devise new ideas.
The Yellow Page: We can draw words with a brush too! Here I've painted lyrics from Sting on a journal page which also includes acrylics, collage papers, gelatin prints, and journaling written on an index card, cut up to get rid of the words yet keep a reminder moving forward.
Block Letters. A starting point for visualizing letterforms and making use of negative space.
Groovy Letters: A tutorial for drawing flowy, graffiti-style, cursive lettering.
Variations Galore: Stretch your creative muscles by pushing a single letter to the outer limits of possibility. Draw more letters than you think are possible!
Alphabetication: Drawing letters with a dip pen is like playing piano; you can be as expressive as you wish.