Once the collage pages started coming together, or rather as I cut them apart, their energy and composition were so much more magical than what I could’ve created on my own: than what I could have creates without letting go and trusting the process. Not that there isn’t a place for meticulous planning, but this was a juicy experience that freed me from getting lost in the details.
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.
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.
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.
Renee is a an artist who is continually making an effort to avoid making a mess of her hands and studio. She loves to garden, cook, and of course learn everything she possibly can about calligraphy. She has attended countless workshops, both online and afar. Her first love was broad pen calligraphy, though she has developed skill in pointed pen calligraphy as well. She also loves to draw, paint and sit in the sunshine. She lives in Tucson, Arizona with her wonderful teenage sons and too many plants, pets, and books.
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