What I Wish I’d Known When Starting Calligraphy

Calligraphy Practice of minuscule a.

There are some things I learned from experience and from preference, and there are some things that deterred me from even wanting to sit down to write. I wrote this with the hope that it will remove some resistance in your calligraphy practice and increase your comfort and success! In this post, I touch on: … Continue reading What I Wish I’d Known When Starting Calligraphy

Common Calligraphy Issues

Here are a few points those new to calligraphy seem to struggle with. I know that learning calligraphy is a slow and intensive process.

What Do You Mean, “Nib”??

Close-up of a straight penholder as opposed to an oblique holder.

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.

Basic Calligraphy Materials

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.