In my experience, the success of writing calligraphy depends on the planning process. Use this method to create guidelines to practice writing calligraphy in a circle. It takes some playing around with the size of the circle and the size of the calligraphy to get it right. Start off with just a few words or … More How to Write Calligraphy in a Circle
A book I made recently inspired this article for calligraphy layout tips. Or rather, a mistake I made in my composition inspired this post. If you’ve been practicing calligraphy for a while and are starting to create final calligraphy pieces with longer text, read along for tips on how to strengthen your compositions — and … More Calligraphy Layout for Quality Compositions
“Friend, our closeness is this: anywhere you put your foot, feel me in the firmness under you.” –Rumi … More Threshold Calligraphy for Yoga Oasis
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.” … More “With the Heart” Calligraphy Birthday Gift
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. … More What is a Calligraphy Nib??
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. … More Calligraphy Practice Supplies