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.
Here are a few points those new to calligraphy seem to struggle with. I know that learning calligraphy is a slow and intensive process.
Anything that you are willing to apply discipline and dedication to is transformational and rewarding. And when you hit a wall, take a break and walk around.
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.
This article is geared toward the aspiring calligrapher, someone inspired by letters but unsure about where to begin. I will go over materials and information I suggest to those looking to begin with calligraphy.
I’ve been hearing this comment about my work recently: “It looks like a computer did it!” This is because I learned to draw and follow accurate guidelines for calligraphy. There … Continue reading Tips for Guidelines and Why You Need Them
I am a calligraphy mortal.