Chie Tamada - Lettering Illustrator
Hand lettering illustrator inspiring creativity and active living.

Journal

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5 Things Inspiring Me This Month: November 2019

November 11, 2019
This year I committed to doing work that inspires creativity and active living. To go along with this mission, I designed a limited edition enamel…

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5 Things Inspiring Me This Month: October 2019

October 22, 2019
Can you believe it’s already October? I had a mind-blowing realization recently, and it’s that we have less than 3 months left until the end of the year, which…

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5 Things Inspiring Me This Month: September 2019

September 16, 2019
I’m always on the hunt for new inspiration - whether it be through artists, books, conferences, anything really. In hopes to spread the word, I’ve began curating a…

 

FAQ: "What Do You Do?"

September 9, 2019
When a new friend asks me what I do for a living, it takes me more than a few sentences to explain. I juggle two lives. One as a freelance illustrator who specializes in drawing letters, and another as a Design Program…

2018 In Review

December 31, 2018
At the beginning of 2018, I decided to set myself “quarter” goals rather than new year’s resolutions. By breaking up my year into three month increments, I wanted to avoid feeling “stuck” with a huge to-do list...

2017 In Review

December 31, 2017
A year ago, I considered myself a calligrapher. My main tool was a brush pen and a majority of my clients were newlyweds. After two years of practicing calligraphy and brush lettering, I was ready for a new challenge…

 

Hand Lettering Tips for Beginners

March 11, 2016
When a new friend asks me what I do for a living, it takes me more than a few sentences to explain. I juggle two lives. One as a freelance illustrator who specializes in drawing letters, and another as a Design Program…