6 Tips & Tricks for Lettering with Coffee
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1 Tablespoon
Hot Water
Half a Teaspoon
Instant Coffee
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Watercolor Paper
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Heat Gun
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Kneaded Eraser
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Tombow Mono Zero eraser
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In a small bowl, dissolve 1 sachet of instant coffee in 1 TBSP of hot water.
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Dip your brush into the coffee and start lettering.
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TIP 1: For an ombre effect, tilt the paper to move coffee to the top of the letters and dry.
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TIP 2: Vary the amounts of coffee used for each brushstroke to create a variety of gradients.
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TIP 3: For drawings or illustrations, create dark lines by drying with a heat gun first.
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TIP 4: Fix smudges with water and wipe with a paper towel.
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TIP 5: Once coffee is completely dry, erase the pencil lines carefully.
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TIP 6: Add coffee splatters to fill up the empty areas.
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