A Better Pen Hold for Better Calligraphy

Using a firm pen hold to write hurts after a while. The tension isn’t only the hand either — usually when the writing hand hurts, so do the neck and … Continue reading A Better Pen Hold for Better Calligraphy

Calligraphy Layout for Quality Compositions

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

Quick Dry Brush Calligraphy Tutorial

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

Becoming a Calligrapher

Honestly, for the first five years, I was waiting for calligraphy to become serious about me.

Threshold Calligraphy for Yoga Oasis

“Friend, our closeness is this: anywhere you put your foot, feel me in the firmness under you.” –Rumi

What I Wish I’d Known When Starting Calligraphy

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.

Common Calligraphy Problems

Here are a few points those new to calligraphy seem to struggle with. I know that learning calligraphy is a slow and intensive process.

A display of pencils and measuring instruments used for calligraphy practice supplies

Calligraphy Practice Supplies

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.