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Creative Lettering Tutorial Round Up

Desktop set up with a Paperage sketchbook and pens to practice creative lettering.

One of the most common complaints of journaling is “My handwriting is so bad!” Well, practice makes perfect so why not use for your new dot grid journal for hand lettering practice? 

If you’re eager to take your bujo style journaling to the next level here are a few easy lettering resources to get you started. 

Doodle Day Drawing on YouTube has an excellent video tutorial on how to use dot grid to learning how to hand letter. We recommend buying two dot grid journals and dedicating one to your hand lettering practice and use the other for your planner. 

HOW I LETTER USING A DOT GRID / BULLET JOURNAL / LETTERING PRACTICE 

Take it up a notch and check out her nifty tutorial on Block Lettering: 

BLOCK LETTERING HOW-TO / TUTORIAL / BULLET JOURNAL [CC] 

Once you have the hang of basic lettering in your dot grid journal, start to incorporate and practice other styles. Amanda RachLee on YouTube has fun videos for when you’re in a practice rut and need a new way to letter. Her video covers 50 different styles of lettering: 

50 HAND LETTERING IDEAS 

If practicing seems daunting, set up a lettering party with a few fellow dot grid journalers. When everyone brings their favorite pens and journals to share ideas and inspiration, practice starts to become FUN! Check out our favorite pens and journals: 

 

 

 

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