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
Here are a few points those new to calligraphy seem to struggle with. I know that learning calligraphy is a slow and intensive process.
Check out the ups and downs of how I created this piece for Jase and Brittany's bridal table!
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.
I am a calligraphy mortal.
It's kind of like trying to learn a new yoga pose for me. I hear directions and I try to follow them with one part of my body, but other parts of my body start to unexpectedly rebel.
I'm kind of late to the Spencerian Party in the Instagram Calligraphy Community . . .
I couldn't believe I was going. When Paul announced that he'd be starting to teach classes a little over a year ago, I commented that I'd go overseas to learn from him. And then he announced the teaching tour and I wanted to be one of the first to sign up. Why I wanted to … Continue reading San Francisco Workshop with Paul Antonio