Tag: handlettering

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“With the Heart” Calligraphy 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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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.

+ "Fields" in calligraphy

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.

+ 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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“Mountains” Wall Hanging For Nursery

When my client, Jennifer, came to me with the idea of this piece for her nephew’s bedroom, I already had these letters floating around in my head. The alphabet is called Lombardic and lends itself to wonderful illustration and ornamentation. These letters are entirely drawn, line by line. Some letters are based on the shape of a circle, but there are many avenues for … Read More “Mountains” Wall Hanging For Nursery

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Photo Shoot “On Being Human”

After emailing back and forth a bit, photographer Cyril Davis of Infinity Machine and I ironed out a few details of this shoot. The model was Jaime LeAnn Edwards, a fashion designer from Tucson. Cyril chose the poem titled, “On Being Human” by C.S. Lewis. Here’s a link to the poem if you’d like to read it. I hadn’t read it before this project, but I … Read More Photo Shoot “On Being Human”