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Create Calm With Calligraphy & Watercolor


Just Breathe.

Welcome to Kelly Letters

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A warm "Hello" to new subscribers... and "Welcome Back" to everyone else!

Hello Fall!

September here has been beautiful, warm and sunny. I have been inspired by the Fall colours and have been painting Autumn leaves and trees in my daily sketchbook. 
Next month is "Inktober"...and I will participate again. My new sketchbook is ready!
5 things that keep me going

1. Calming tea....but I am careful about my caffeine intake. If I have more than 2 cups then I'm more anxious.

2. Quiet mornings...even though I feel compelled to 'get to work', I stay offline and spend time with my sketchbook, pens, and paint for the first half hour of my day.

3. Baking...there is something very comforting about baking and the smells that fill our home. Sure, I've gained a few pounds, but I feel more content.

4. Finn...there are lots of people who are getting dogs during this pandemic. My pup is a great comfort and mood stabilizer. All pets have this calming presence.

5. Going grey...Yes, I have decided to temporarily not do anything with my hair, which is a big relief because I really don't like the upkeep of constantly going to the salon for cuts & colour. 
The annual Creative Scrapbooker Carnival is virtual this year....taking place this weekend as a LIVE event in a private Facebook group! I will be teaching a FREE class and there are TONS of fantastic free classes and demos...come join the FUN!
Here is a description of my FREE Carnival class this weekend and time it will take place:
Click HERE to join the Carnival Facebook group!
My new online workshop "Crush Those Capital Letters" has just launched this week in my online school! Learn 4 styles of uppercase alphabets with exclusive printable tracing worksheets and step by step guidance. See you in class!
Visit Kelly Creates School
I'm VERY excited about my new Facebook workshop "Fall Watercolor Botanicals & Lettering." I have decided to try this format of teaching LIVE Oct 1 - 4 in a private Facebook group, and the response has been WONDERFUL! If you miss the LIVE videos, they are available for replay 24/7 and the group is open permanently after you register. 
Learn More
My next FREE online class starts in mid October. If you want to learn something new for free, then search and join the Facebook group "Kelly Creates Free Online Classes." Every month I will offer a free class. Click HERE to register and join the fun!
Would you like to learn to paint pretty letters? My new book The Art of Watercolor Lettering will help you get started.  To order on Amazon! CLICK HERE 
Canadians can click HERE for 
I've finally added a "Store Locator" to my website to help you find where my products are sold all over the world. My new watercolor collection is now available in my online store!
Click to see Store Locations
This month our Facebook group "Kelly Creates Art & Calligraphy" are writing all magical Mary Poppins words!  Come join us and click HERE to participate in a friendly, creative community!
Did you know my book The Art of Brush Lettering has been translated into 5 languages? If you can't attend a workshop, then reading my instructional book is the next best thing. It is a very detailed guide with a TON of stroke by stroke photos and directions. Plus, you get both large brush pen and small brush pen sample tracing guides for lowercase AND uppercase letters.Click HERE to buy my book in my online shop 
Buy "The Art of Brush Lettering Book"
The Kelly Creates Design team has so many AMAZING lettering tutorials for you on my blog! CLICK HERE to check them out! 
 GIVEAWAY: This month's prize is a new Kelly Creates watercolor palette with 3 pipettes! One newsletter subscriber will win this set, and I will announce the winner next newsletter. (Every month we will have a newsletter giveaway. You must be subscribed to win)

WINNER of Last Month's Giveaway of Kelly Creates Dream Pens is VIRGINIA LIMON. Please email me to claim your prize.
TIP OF THE MONTH: The double oval challenge! Write a large oval with a large brush pen and then a small oval with a small brush pen inside....or vice versa! 
If you're using any of my products online and sharing photos, please tag #kellycreates and hopefully I will find your posts!
Free SEPTEMBER worksheet

Double Ovals Challenge

Try the double ovals challenge by writing a small oval inside a large oval or vice versa! Practice with your large brush tip Kelly Creates Dream pens and Kelly Creates Multicolor Small Brush Pens.  (NOTE: This worksheet is available on my website as a free download. Remember to always print onto smooth LaserJet paper or use Kelly Creates tracing paper on top of regular copy paper)

Click HERE to download and print your free worksheet.
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