Tag: calligraphy

Threshold Calligraphy for Yoga Oasis

“Friend, our closeness is this: anywhere you put your foot, feel me in the firmness under you.” –Rumi

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Handmade Collage Book

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.

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“With the Heart” Birthday Gift

Ed, my client, called me on the telephone and tentatively asked if I could letter an excerpt in calligraphy as a gift for his new girlfriend. I smiled and said, “I do that all the time.”

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Expanding My Style with Bent Nibs

I never made time to get to working with them, and then along came this workshop.

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My Calligraphy Studio Edit (Confessions)

I am always honored that anyone would ask me to pen the words that carry their gentle messages. I am so glad that my studio space and my practices now reflect this.

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What I Wish I’d Known When Starting Calligraphy

I share what I wish I’d known when I got serious about pursuing calligraphy in order to support you and the success of your calligraphy practice.

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.

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Keepsake Bridal Calligraphy

Get behind the scenes of how I created this custom piece for Jase and Brittany’s bridal table, from concept to creation.

What is a Calligraphy Nib??

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.

+ Place cards written by hand in calligraphy by Case Sensitive Designs LLC

Spot Calligraphy for Tucson Wedding

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.

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Death is Nothing at All

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.

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How I Keep My Lines So Straight

I am a calligraphy mortal.