Everyone remembers Crayola markers from elementary school, but did you know they can be used for modern brush lettering? Yup! These cheap little markers can provide an excellent starting point for novices and a fun experiment for experts. With just a few simple tricks, you can whip out gorgeous calligraphy in no time - with literally kid grade equipment!

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  1. LOVE! I’m a huge fan of Crayola markers!

    1. Little Coffee Fox Team says:

      I am too, Pam! We’ve all got some laying around so why not put them to good use, right?!

  2. FYI crayola actually make brush markers. you get 5 in a set – red, yellow, green, blue, purple. they’re nothing fancy, but inexpensive and excellent for learning with.

    I got mine from Officeworks (Australia)

    1. Gina | Little Coffee Fox Team says:

      Yes, they do Su! These are just a great option and people tend to have them already. ?

  3. this is very informative Shelby, thank you!! I picked up brush lettering a few months ago with 3 types of brush markers, and have decided to make a video on it. I want to share this post on my channel (if you don’t mind) when I post the video, as a great and cheap alternative to brush markers!

  4. Never realised that you can do more than just colour in with crayloa markers. Does it work with other markers?
    Thank you Shelby for sharing this post. It has inspired me and given me some great ideas for my upcoming projects!

    1. That’s a great question, Anh! I imagine that any marker with a similar cone-like tip that’s a little flexible can probably work with this technique. Good luck on your upcoming projects, and thanks for stopping by!

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