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Hand Lettered Pallet Sign

  • August 2, 2016

DianeandDean
DianeandDean
DianeandDean
DianeandDean

Being a hand lettering enthusiast (more about my love for hand lettering and calligraphy soon),  I find it very therapeutic when I am able to sit down and practice my technique every day.  This project, however, tested my natural ability with a totally different surface to write on (bumpy and uneven) and also drawing the larger size lettering (I am used to hand lettering on 8 x 10 mixed media paper or smaller).  Spacing between the letters and between the text can always be a little tricky not to mention writing the words in a straight line but we will tackle that together with some tips below.

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  • This looks beautiful! The lettering on the rough surface is perfect for the rustic look of the sign. Did you use the chalk for the outline, then paint over it?
    By RYOBI Nation, on August 9, 2016

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Hand Lettered Pallet Sign

by DianeandDean
Aug 02, 2016
Medium 90bea979 fcac 49c2 8fa6 f6ecd99d2ae2

Being a hand lettering enthusiast (more about my love for hand lettering and calligraphy soon),  I find it very therapeutic when I am able to sit down and practice my technique every day.  This project, however, tested my natural ability with a totally different surface to write on (bumpy and uneven) and also drawing the larger size lettering (I am used to hand lettering on 8 x 10 mixed media paper or smaller).  Spacing between the letters and between the text can always be a little tricky not to mention writing the words in a straight line but we will tackle that together with some tips below.