From Case Sensitive Designs to Crossroads Calligraphy “Case Sensitive” was a pen name that chose me when I was a child. I kept it in my back pocket for when … Continue reading Our Rebrand Journey
I established this calligraphy business in September of 2015 as a single parent of two sons with a full time serving job. Starting a side gig sounded as simple as … Continue reading What I’ve Learned After 5 Years in Calligraphy Business
Honestly, for the first five years, I was waiting for calligraphy to become serious about me.
“Friend, our closeness is this: anywhere you put your foot, feel me in the firmness under you.” –Rumi
There isn’t a place for meticulous planning, but this was a juicy experience that freed me from getting lost in the details.
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.”
I wrote and illustrated these versal capital letters as two matching spring-themed calligraphy pieces for a lovely client.
Illuminated calligraphy piece showing Baby’s Birth Measurements and Astrological Placements
Item #1 might surprise you.
I offer an expanded list of the things that have worked best for me in my own studentship as an adult.
I never made time to get to working with them, and then along came this workshop.
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.