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Hello October!

Can you believe it's October? I have really enjoyed spending more time at home the past few weeks. And I have been busy filming YouTube videos about my new releases. 
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I'm really excited about the new Beauty of Lettering Quote Pad. Not only do you get to practice tracing quotes, you also can design your own final projects with pretty lettering card stock paper included. Click HERE for an affiliate shopping link.
I just had to share this amazing colouring page illustrated by Lindsay Ostrom and coloured by my friend Betty Hung using my Aqua Brushes! Click HERE to learn more about colouring and artistic techniques from Betty. Click HERE to follow Lindsay, who is an amazing hand lettering artist and illustrator....she also teaches hand lettering! 
My workshops in September were close to home... in Calgary at the Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnival and in Edmonton at the Calligraphic Society. If you haven't joined your local calligraphy society, please consider it. You can meet like minded letter lovers and usually find wonderful resources too.
ABOVE:  Doing Demos at the Creative Scrapbooker magazine Carnival in Calgary.
BELOW: Teaching an Intro to Brush Lettering at the Edmonton Calligraphic Society.
Have you heard the news? A calligraphy magazine is coming your way... called Calligraphy Crush! Click HERE for more details (and you might read an interview about 'you know who' in the first issue!
I have been pushing my creative comfort zone and trying to do more hand lettering. This month I am playing with different lettering styles with a Halloween theme and sharing them as tutorials on my Facebook Page "Kelly Creates Studio." If you're on Facebook, then LIKE & FOLLOW my page so you don't miss out on these fun LIVE broadcasts, which I will do about twice week when I'm at home. 
Our Facebook group Kelly Creates Art & Calligraphy has had so much fun with the October theme Halloween!  Come join us and click HERE to participate in a friendly, creative community!
For another creative challenge, I also decided to participate in "INKTOBER" this month and have been sharing my daily sketches in my Instagram Stories. @jakeparker is the fearless leader behind this annual October artistic challenge. I'm using the daily words as part of my sketches with calligraphy and hand lettering combined and really enjoying the process.
Right now I'm in Phoenix and filmed a brush lettering class for, which is a fantastic online store for ALL Kelly Creates products (and they ship international too!) Click HERE to check out 
NOVEMBER WORKSHOPS:  Miami, Florida on November 10 at Everything Scrapbook & Stamp........... Santiago, Chile on Nov 23-24 at Arte Papel ! Register for Miami by clicking HERE.
Click HERE to visit the Arte Papel website and register!
SAVE THE DATE!!! I will be back on HSN on November 6....with lots of my new releases. Click HERE to shop Kelly Creates on HSN (USA only)
Sign up for store emails and you won't miss any sales and discounts! The Party Planning SALE is happening now in my online store this month.
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Have you seen the Kelly Creates Dream Team tutorials on my blog this month? These lettering artists are sharing so many fabulous designs and How-To's !  Click HERE to read  more, learn and be inspired! 
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 new online shop 
Buy "The Art of Brush Lettering Book"
 GIVEAWAY: This month's prize is a set of 3 NEW Kelly Creates Travel Practice pads, which measure 6"x 8" and are perfect for lettering on the go. One newsletter subscribers will win one, and I will announce the winner next newsletter. (Every month we will have a newsletter giveaway and you must be subscribed to win)

WINNER of Last Month's Giveaway of the Kelly Creates Peace Journal is  Michele Cinardo!
TIP OF THE MONTH: Best practice habits include sitting comfortably at a table with both arms resting on it. This stability will result in steadier and more fluid brush strokes.
The Adventures of Finn: Finn is always excited about Halloween! Next newsletter you will see his Halloween costume! lol
If you're using any of my products online and sharing photos, please tag #kellycreates and hopefully I will find your posts!
Free October worksheet

Halloween Worksheet!

Make your calligraphy practice seasonal fun with Halloween words! Writing "mummy" is a great way to work on those basic strokes !   (NOTE: This worksheet is available on my website as a free download. Remember to always print onto smooth LaserJet paper or use tracing paper on top of regular copy paper)

Click HERE to download and print your free worksheet.
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