Hi, I’m Julia Bausenhardt, lettering artist and calligrapher.

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Recent Blog Posts

Giveaway time!

I’m so happy that a lot of students have already joined my class on food illustration: Food Illustration: Combine lettering and illustration with your favorite sweet recipe! Today I’m doing a giveaway for everyone who has joined and left a review! For chance of...

Painting a vase with flowers in gouache

I’ve had some busy weeks, but I’ve been wanting to make new videos. Here’s a short speed painting video where I show how to paint simple flowers in a vase using Gouache paint. It’s a lot of fun combining shapes and colors this way. Hope you enjoy the video! Click here...

New Skillshare class about food illustration out now!

I’m excited to announce that I have just released a new online course! This time you can watch over my shoulder and learn all about food illustration from me. The class is available on Skillshare now! Learn how I create a fresh and inviting food illustration with...

Brush lettering with liquid watercolor

This week I’ll show you a quick tool tip for brush lettering: I’ve been using these liquid watercolors for a while in my paintings and discovered that they’re awesome for lettering too! Here’s a short demonstration of how you can use liquid watercolor for brush...

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If you like my blog, you’re gonna love my online course CALLIGRAPHY ESSENTIALS! I’ll share the best tips and learning strategies for beginners who want to learn modern calligraphy. Delivered in easy-to-understand video lessons and accompanied by several worksheets. And I’ll guide you on your journey: You’ll get several homework assignments that you can upload for me to review, so that I can give you personal feedback and teach you on a more personal level. I want to give every student a fundamental understanding of calligraphy and the basic skills to write beatuful letters without feeling lost!

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Calligraphy-Essentials-Guide-JuliaBausenhardt-250The guide includes:

* Essential tools & practice techniques
* Action steps to perfect your calligraphy skills
* Tips on how to find the right mindset for successful practice

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