Calligraphy engraving of an Irish toast on a new bottle of bourbon made a fun gift for a young man’s 21st birthday. I chose Italic calligraphy for the text because it’s delicate but easy to read. … More Calligraphy Engraving on a Birthday Bourbon Bottle
The names of the now-newlyweds are written in flowing, modern calligraphy. In contrast, the rest of the text is a clean, pared down Italic Script. … More Dusty Rose Wedding Invitations
Tearing the Calligraphy Place Cards by Hand We used a ruler and a thin wet paintbrush on textured black paper to create tear lines. This way, the rips were controlled, but not too clean. We measured the place cards with an 18″ cut mat so we wouldn’t have to draw the lines first. After tearing … More Hand Torn Calligraphy Place Cards
Sean provided his handwritten wedding vows to us for his upcoming wedding to Jennifer. He told us he wanted to frame the finished vows for their one year (paper!) anniversary. We suggested an 11×14″ paper that could be folded for a ceremony and easily framed later. Sean appreciated this idea. He wanted an off-white paper … More Handwritten Wedding Vows
I had the pleasure of designing and lettering the spring wedding signs for Morgan and Brian. They were finally able to renew their wedding vows in front of friends and family! They chose the beautiful Kingan Gardens in downtown Tucson, Arizona as their venue.
Golden Escort Envelopes Beautiful navy blue gouache on mini metallic envelopes spell out names of guests for an escort display at an October wedding in Tucson. Custom mixed color, all calligraphy by hand! Loved working on this one. Each escort envelope features the guests’ names, handwritten with a pointed flexible nib. Inside each envelope is a … More Gold Escort Envelopes
Lovegrove Wedding Certificate What a treat it was to add the names to this wedding document! This was written in sumi ink with a Hunt 101 pointed flexible nib. Pete Lovegrove has the honor of officiating his son’s wedding this coming February. Many years of happiness to the newlyweds.