When it comes to calligraphy practice, people often run into a rut. Today, I’ll share 25 unique tutorials with you that have a strong dip pen focus! All of these tutorials have “real life” applications as gifts or home décor.
Every time you pick up your dip pen and write, you’re getting in some calligraphy practice. For your first few calligraphy sessions, that practice should be structured — ideally with a worksheet or a video course so you can learn the basics. But once you understand how to hold your pen and (mostly) regulate ink flow, it’s time to take on projects! Today, I’ve got several suggestions for real life projects that you can use your calligraphy skills to make.
These charming tented cards provide guests with essential information about the food they’re about to enjoy and add an elegant touch to your table or buffet setup!
Remember that calligraphy practice should always be fun, so work on whatever you feel like. There will be some days where you’d prefer to practice with a worksheet or do some drills, and there will be other days where you want to freestyle a bit! I hope that this article gets you excited about project ideas and helps to show you that dip pen calligraphy can be versatile in its applications. Enjoy!