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 … Continue reading Calligraphy Layout for Quality Compositions
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
“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.
I am always honored that anyone would ask me to pen the words that carry their gentle messages. I am so glad that my studio space and my practices now reflect this.
I share what I wish I’d known when I got serious about pursuing calligraphy in order to support you and the success of your calligraphy practice.
Here are a few points those new to calligraphy seem to struggle with. I know that learning calligraphy is a slow and intensive process.
Get behind the scenes of how I created this custom piece for Jase and Brittany’s bridal table, from concept to creation.