I illustrated and painted this round hobbit door in 2021, mainly for fun, but it took me a year to decide on the calligraphy to complete the illustration!
Sometimes when I meditate, I can see pictures. Sometimes I “hear” a little phrase. This time it was both, and they came through in just a flash. I saw a peaceful forest with trees in early morning sunlight. The message to me was, “let the light in”. I don’t always know what these phrases mean, … More “Let the Light In” Calligraphy Composition
I’m so excited to share our first calligraphy pen roll! This is a cloth roll up pen case used for storing artist tools while travelling. I wrote the calligraphy and block printed it by hand onto muslin. I also drafted the pattern and sewed the brush rolls together! Scroll to the end to see a … More Calligraphy Pen Rolls
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
A few years ago, I created a fun calligraphy piece inspired by the phrase, “I was in the shower thinking . . . “. My best friend Leticia and I used to begin stories with this phrase. I made it for the guest bathroom to celebrate her new house and my new calligraphy business! Contact … More “Shower”: A Fun Calligraphy Piece
A friend of mine, Samantha, posted the cutest photo of eggplants she grew in her garden. She captioned it, “My morning harvest”. The eggplants deserved to be immortalized! This was the perfect chance for me to experiment with layering text and images for a calligraphic oil painting.
Eloise is the first daughter of a friend of mine — they call her Lou for short! After she was born, I couldn’t wait to make this birth information wall hanging for her with illuminated letters. My friend gave me the details of her birth — the date, time and her measurements. The Text Illuminated … More Illuminated Letters for a New Baby
Grit Equals Gold I had the honor of drawing up and lettering this screenprint design for Yoga Oasis here in Tucson. The design features the image of the Lord of Yoga flanked by shining candles. The bells that hang below the text reference the bells hanging in the windows in another room of the studio. … More Calligraphy Design for Screenprint
“Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.” — Thoreau … More Tunnel Book with Calligraphy