Faux calligraphy using the MONO twin marker
In faux calligraphy (aka. ‘false calligraphy’), you don’t use a pen or brush pen to write, but instead use simple fiber-tip pens in inventive ways to achieve the calligraphy effect. This technique is also great for various surfaces that can’t be written on using a pen or brush pen.
Mike Trendle alias Herr Letter shows you the basic steps of Faux Calligraphy and how it is applied to natural materials.
If you still need some help with the letters, you can download a faux calligraphy alphabet here:
With this technique, it’s easy to do lettering on leaves, seashells, stones, and other natural materials to make a table decoration for a small garden party, for example.
With leaves, you have to make sure that they are as smooth as possible and don’t have a large leaf structure so that you can cleanly do lettering on them.
- Herr Letter
Mike Trendl loves being creative and inspiring other people. He presents simple ideas for beautiful projects on the topics of DIY, lettering, lifestyle, and more on his blog. He also leads creative workshops and works as a content creator for various companies – including Tombow!