How to improve thin upstrokes

While I have discussed thin upstrokes in previous blog posts and videos, I’ve gotten a lot more questions recently about thin upstrokes on my blog, on Instagram, and my YouTube channel. Many of you have asked me for tips on improving the thin upstroke, why your thin upstrokes do not seem thin enough, and how…

Improve your letters by practicing with two different colors

Over the past few weeks, I started this habit of using two different brush pen colors to demonstrate how I connect basic strokes to form letters. I used this method in a couple of videos on my YouTube channel, in videos and photos I posted on Instagram, and here on the blog. The feedback I have…

3 tips for connecting basic strokes to form letters

For the past eight weeks, we’ve reviewed and practiced the basic strokes every brush calligrapher should know. Once you master the basic strokes, you are ready to form letters. Read on to learn about three key aspects to connecting basic strokes when forming letters.