Marta Salgado Deavila

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R is one of my favorite letters! Both lower & uppercase are just so fun.  The numbers & arrows are meant to show when to lift the pen/what direction to go! Always add pressure when you're going down and release as you're moving up! #lyssabcs . . . . #hand

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Day 9: Ii i is a combination of basic strokes. Practicing the letter I is a great way to improve your thin/thick transition lines.  Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull u

Day 9: Ii i is a combination of basic strokes. Practicing the letter I is a great way to improve your thin/thick transition lines. Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull u

Day 13: Mm Both M's can be made in a similar way. It can help give your m style by having the bumps different heights. M's are a great way to practice transitions between thick & thin lines. Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull up & lighten your stroke by using the tip of the pen. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving up a letter, your stroke is light. As you…

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Day 12: Ll L's are fun and full of whimsical loops. These are fun letters to practice!  Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull up & lighten your stroke by using the tip of

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More letter building! The U is a great way to practice basic strokes. It's a great example of transitioning between thick and thin lines. Grab your pens & practice! #lyssabcs

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Day 15: Oo O's are whimsical and fun. There are a lot of different ways to make an o - this is just one. I like do use this kind of an o at the beginning of a word and a simple one in the middle. Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull up & lighten your stroke by using the tip of the pen. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving up a letter, your stroke is light. As…

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The letter Q. I think Q is an interesting letter to attempt to calligraph because it's difficult to make it "fancy" without losing its legibility. I didn't want it to be too simple, so that it is just an O with a kickstand, but I want you to recognize what letter it is immediately. That's why I added some flair to the O part of the stroke. But kept it pretty traditional! What do you think about the letter Q? Is this a letter you avoid or love to practice? Leave a comment below!  . . . . ...

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Hello there! Have you been thinking of picking up brush lettering or are just getting started? You are probably wondering how you can possibly get your hand to create those beautiful, effort…

Have you been thinking of picking up brush lettering or are just getting started? You are probably wondering how you can possibly get your hand to create those beautiful, effort…

Day 6: Ff F is one of my least favorite capital letters, but one of my favorite lowercase letters.  Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving up a letter (or across in the case of F), your stroke is light. As you t

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First of all, the lowercase s is a great beginner stroke to practice. But also, find an S that works for you. S is a fun letter that really allows you to be creative! You really have to loosen up your hand to get a whimsical S. take your time & practice a lot! #lyssabcs <--click this hashtag to see videos & each letter post!

First of all, the lowercase s is a great beginner stroke to practice. But also, find an S that works for you. S is a fun letter that really allows you to be creative! You really have to loosen up your hand to get a whimsical S. take your time & practice a lot! #lyssabcs <--click this hashtag to see videos & each letter post!

Day 11: Kk K is popularly known for being a difficult letter to master. The best way to improve your k's is a lot of practice. Try different ways and find one that works for you!  Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of th

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Day 16: Pp P can be intimidating at first, but it shares the same basic strokes as the letter b. Practicing those basic strokes - like the o stroke with the downstroke on the right side - will help you get more comfortable with them. Be sure to hold your pen at about a 45 degree angle, so that the side of the pen touches the page for thick strokes. Pull up & lighten your stroke by using the tip of the pen. Check out where to start each letter & how to follow the strokes. As you're moving…

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