Here are a few points those new to calligraphy seem to struggle with. I know that learning calligraphy is a slow and intensive process.
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 really couldn’t help thinking, as I sat down before the blank canvas, “Well I may have to start over, but I’ll try it anyway.” I mean, I’ve been making … Continue reading “Have I Told You Lately” Wall Hanging
When my client, Jennifer, came to me with the idea of this piece for her nephew’s bedroom, I already had these versal calligraphy letters floating around in my head. The … Continue reading Versal Calligraphy For Nursery
Couple Brad and Ana came to me with dreams, a sweet sketch of an art piece, and an 8″ x 10″ picture frame for their son who is graduating with a Master’s … Continue reading Medieval Themed Graduation Gift
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 … Continue reading Photo Shoot “On Being Human”
When I describe what a “Santa Letter” is to people — a return letter from Santa to the beloved child or children in their lives — the trickster inside me … Continue reading Santa Letters 2015