It's no secret that to someone who hasn't tried it, pointed pen calligraphy looks to be very intimidating. Let's break this down. Apart from the #1 question I'm asked most about calligraphy: How do you find the time to do it? The next most popular question: what supplies do I need to buy? With so many different pen holders, nibs, inks and papers out there, it's no wonder people have a hard … [Read more...] about What I wish I knew before attempting to learn pointed pen calligraphy.
The question I am asked most about calligraphy: How do you find the time to practice? Today I’m going to give you a list of 5 Ways to Add Calligraphy into Your Busy Day. Before I begin, I want to mention that these are ways to add a little extra calligraphy to your day - when you’re pressed for time. The long-lasting benefits of a calligraphy practice shine when … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Add Calligraphy into Your Busy Day
Wanna make someone's holiday extra special? Why not create an original Christmas Card for them - with Calligraphy Flourishes & all? In this tutorial, I'll show you how! This holiday card tutorial was inspired by my mentor Lindsey Bugbee at The Postman's Knock & her beautiful Twist-Out-Tree Card Tutorial. I have made this holiday card tutorial especially easy for you by supplying a … [Read more...] about Holiday Card Tutorial – 3D Ornaments & FREE Download
You’ve been wanting to try Calligraphy for some time now, but it’s all so overwhelming. With all the different pens, inks, markers, papers, you’re throwing your hands up in the air saying “Heck, where do I even begin?” I hear you, and I get it. I’ve been there too! What if I told you that learning calligraphy doesn’t have to be complicated? I’m gonna break things down to help you … [Read more...] about You’ve Been Asking, Here’s My Answer
In case you didn't know, teaching Calligraphy is actually my "Side-hustle". I am a registered nurse & have been working as an OR nurse for over 30 years. I began practicing calligraphy again, after a couple decades of neglect, as a therapy of sorts to help me deal with my Autoimmune Condition: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. In regards to my day job, one question I am asked very often … [Read more...] about Life on the “Front Lines”
Free Downloads HERE & HERE If you're anything like me you're probably looking for a little distraction from the Corvid-19 Live updates. My favourite way to cope with this madness is by practicing a little Calligraphy EVERY day. Whether it's Dip Pen & Ink, Brush tip, Faux & even Digital on my handy dandy iPad using the procreate app, Calligraphy has been the one constant; the thing … [Read more...] about Free Easter Downloads to keep you occupied during Coronavirus