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Lettering Love

Just in case you were wondering, I am still very much smitten with my Karin Brushmarkers from The Ink Pad! They have a beautiful brush, come in loads of colors and work wonderfully well on a variety of paper styles, including this page from an old dictionary!
 
I've seen some very cool dictionary page art on Instagram and I've been wanting to try it myself. I was worried that the marker might be too wet OR that it would smear the ink, but luckily neither of those happened. I do, however, highly recommend testing your pens on the an extra sheet --or an inconspicuous corner-- of the specific paper you want to use. I also took the precaution of backing my thin dictionary page with a piece of plain white cardstock before I started lettering, so that it would not tear or buckle. I used some nice bright shades of Karin Marker (Amber, Cerise, Turquoise and Lilac) for my four words, and a grey brush pen for the shadows. At the end I added a few Eyelet Outlet Heart Brads, a couple of mats and some machine stitching around the edge for a more polished look.
Come in and try out the Karin Brushmarkers for yourself at The Ink Pad's New York retail shop... or let them come to you via The Ink Pad Online!
wants to try out ALL the pens,
everywhere!

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