Here are a few points those new to calligraphy seem to struggle with. I know that learning calligraphy is a slow and intensive process.
Anything that you are willing to apply discipline and dedication to is transformational and rewarding. And when you hit a wall, take a break and walk around.
Check out the ups and downs of how I created this piece for Jase and Brittany's bridal table!
It's the difference between talking with someone who regularly checks their phone and talking with someone who couldn't care less where their phone even is.
This post stems from a question a friend asked me, and it was worded pretty much the same as the title of the article. I'll give you a brief overview of how a nib works and describe two of my current favorites.
This article is geared toward the aspiring calligrapher, someone inspired by letters but unsure about where to begin. I will go over materials and information I suggest to those looking to begin with calligraphy.
I love to deliver work like this to my clients organized and ready to go. Planning an event like this requires so much attention to detail and I enjoy doing my part to minimize the energy my work requires for display.
After I finished a recent large commission in Spencerian script, a few people who viewed it were struck at how straight and evenly spaced the lines of text were. One person commented that if he didn't know better, he would think he was looking at a computer printout. This is not by magic or talent! … Continue reading Tips for Guidelines and Why You Need Them
A Santa Letter is a custom letter handwritten in calligraphy from a parent to their child or children, sent under the guise of Santa. That's who Santa is after all, isn't it? And no one knows better than you the wishes and triumphs of the little ones you love. You see their struggles, their progress … Continue reading Letters From Santa
The poem is from the perspective of the deceased, a comforting reminder of all the ways they never truly leave us. I love gift commissions -- I enjoy ferrying love and thoughtfulness from one person to another.