seanwes blog


Do You Need Talent to Do Hand Lettering or Is It Just Hard Work?

Sean McCabe | July 10, 2015

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got these beautiful pictures in your head. You can see what you want to create in your mind’s eye. It’s perfect, it’s wonderful, and you know just how you want it to look.

You have this vision of what you want to create and you want nothing more than to share it with the world. “If only there was a way to download this from my mind and just print it out,” you reflect.

Of course, there isn’t a way. You’ll have to create it yourself. You’ll have to translate it. Learning to translate and to transpose is about as awkward as doing it with multiple languages at first.

You decide to put pen to paper. You do your best to begin composing the masterpiece—only, what comes out doesn’t match. It’s not that picture in your mind.

Continue Reading »


Deliberate Practice

admin | October 11, 2013

Want to Learn About Deliberate Practice? I have 2 podcast episodes that go into depth on how to get better on purpose and exactly what to do to find the things you should be working on: Podcast 051: Getting Better on Purpose with Deliberate Practice Podcast 019: 4-Step Formula to Deliberate Practice

Continue Reading »