This article is for anyone who wants to develop better posture habits. Since this is a calligraphy blog, I’ll be looking at posture through that lens, but feel free to … Continue reading Cultivating Better Posture Habits
Renee designed this hand painted logo using folded pen calligraphy and ink. Click to see how she paints it on the company’s catering trailer!
Here’s a little dry brush calligraphy tutorial I contributed to the Calligraphic Society of Arizona. Our guild created an e-mail series called “Ink-spirations” to keep each other inspired and creative … Continue reading Quick Dry Brush Calligraphy Tutorial
I established this calligraphy business in September of 2015 as a single parent of two sons with a full time serving job. Starting a side gig sounded as simple as … Continue reading What I’ve Learned After 5 Years in Calligraphy Business
Honestly, for the first five years, I was waiting for calligraphy to become serious about me.
“Friend, our closeness is this: anywhere you put your foot, feel me in the firmness under you.” –Rumi
There isn’t a place for meticulous planning, but this was a juicy experience that freed me from getting lost in the details.
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.”
I never made time to get to working with them, and then along came this workshop.
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 am a calligraphy mortal.