Create a 3D Monogram Letter in Procreate

lettering procreate Jan 30, 2020

 

It's been on my to-do list for quite a while to play with standalone letters and create a monogram featuring their unique shapes. There is so much versatility in creating these designs even though your focus is just on a single letter.

I finally had the opportunity to jump in when I...

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Create an Easy Watercolor Envelope Design

Hello, all! Kristina Werner here with a simple, fun envelope mail art idea! I’ve been doing mail art for many years and let me tell you—It can become addictive! This easy tutorial is a great way to dip your toes into mail art and send a colorful envelope to a loved one.

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Why Developing a Passion Project is Crucial to Your Progress

inspiration Jan 16, 2020

Hello Friends! I’m Ilana Griffo (@ilanagriffo), an Artist and Author from Upstate New York, and I’m so excited to be over here at The Pigeon Letters today! While I make art for a living, I LOVE talking shop with my peers! Today I’m going to be talking all about Passion Projects,...

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Add a Metallic Effect to Your Lettering

lettering Jan 09, 2020

 

Hi Friends!! It’s me, Chrystal, from @chrystalizabeth! I’m so excited to be here sharing this very fun, easy & beautiful technique with you on the TPL Blog.

We're going to be interlacing a gorgeous metallic modern calligraphy script throughout bold block letters. Let's jump...

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Paint 4 Easy Cacti Using Watercolor

watercolor Jan 02, 2020

Hi!  I’m Jamie.  An illustrator who likes to paint with watercolor and ink.  And if you’re here, you and I already share one thing in common --- a love for plants.  I hope this will be a creative time where we can have fun painting these 4 easy watercolor...

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How to Create Large Scale Projects from Digital Art

lettering Dec 26, 2019

Transform your designs from Procreate to larger than life signs without ever picking up a ruler! 

Like me, you may have been here before: You create this great sketch or design on your iPad and when it comes to making it in real life, you find yourself without the undo button measuring...

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Have you tried painting with coffee? Paint a coffee cup using REAL coffee in this easy, 6-step tutorial.

watercolor Dec 12, 2019

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For this project we only need a little bit of coffee, about 3 or 4 tablespoons. You can use either instant coffee,...

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How to Create Your Own Brushes in Illustrator

illustrator Dec 05, 2019

I used to spend ages making elements to perfectly fill the spaces in complex botanical patterns. Then I learned to create custom art brushes and it saved so much time! Plus it felt like I was nurturing and growing my plant designs with brushes rather than generating shapes. Since then I’ve...

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Learn Floral Composition in Your Paintings

watercolor Nov 28, 2019

Hi! I am Esther Peck, @estherpeck on Instagram, and the author of Lush & Blooms and A Guide to Floral Watercolour. I also hold online classes on Skillshare and Teachable.

I am so excited to share how to compose your watercolour florals with you.

I found that while many of my students...

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How to Build a Surface Pattern in Photoshop

patterns Nov 21, 2019

Before I was an illustrator, I was a graphic designer and so I've been playing in Photoshop for many many years.  I get asked frequently how I create patterns in photoshop.  Over the years I’ve taken bits and pieces of different techniques to come up with a method of creating...

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