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Category: Reviews

Hand Lettering & Calligraphy Books for Beginner

In this post, I am listing 6 books for anyone who is starting their lettering or calligraphy journey.

People often ask me on the topic of lettering and calligraphy. And I can really nerd out about the techniques, the tools, and resources. One of the ways that helped me improve on my calligraphy and lettering style is learning from books. There are so many books out there it can be overwhelming. Because I am not so much of an avid reader, therefore I tend to choose books with just enough educational text and more diagrams and imagery examples rather than a wordy explanation. So here I am sharing with you the books I found very helpful in learning and improving my chops.

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12 Purrfect Gifts for Cat Mom

Here are my top 12 purrfect gifts for those hard-to-please cat lover in your life. The following gifts are unique and will surely gain instant approval from your strange cat friends, especially that cat mom.

As a cat lover myself, I often get gifts from friends that are cat-related. Although always well intended, the gift itself might be kind of meh. For instance, when I received a t-shirt with a cat print all over it, I don’t think I ever wore it once. We cat people can be very particular about stuff with cat print all over it.

Chances are if you are reading this post you probably are not sure if you should buy that hideous looking cat-print stuff for your crazy cat friend. On the one hand, you think it looks ugly. On the other hand, you think maybe your weirdo cat friend will like it because there are cats on it, and anything with cats is good, right? That is why I am here to help.

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Posca Paint Pens Review and Projects

I have a confession to make, I am a pen-hoarder.

I love Posca Paint pens. As an artist and DIY enthusiastic, I have this problem of compulsive pen shopping. I probably own more art supplies than I can use in my lifetime. I am going to make my supplies useful by giving it an honest show-and-tell review. This way you can know exactly what these tools are good for before you take out your wallet.

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