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!
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.”
Item #1 might surprise you.
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.
There were about 130 guest names to be written, divided among 13 tables, on this 6 foot tall mirror.
Get behind the scenes of how I created this custom piece for Jase and Brittany’s bridal table, from concept to creation.
I love to deliver work like this to my clients organized and ready to go. Planning an event like this requires so much attention to detail and I enjoy doing my part to minimize the energy my work requires for display.