Today, I’m very excited to announce the release of the Kaitlin Style Video Course! The course is fantastic for visual learners and people who want to get more practice + delver deeper into TPK’s most popular modern calligraphy style.
Archives for October 2015
All too often, return addresses are added to beautifully calligraphed envelopes as a second thought. I hope that this blog post will change that! The “Gorgeous Return Address Movement” officially starts now, with these four tutorials. (And, hey, if you’re feeling pressed for time, three suggestions for easy-peasy return address application follow the tutorials!)
The best calligraphed envelopes look elegant and effortless, as though the calligrapher casually wrote the beautiful address without any fretting or fussing. I’m here to tell you: if artists like that exist, they are the rare unicorn breed of calligraphers. All the rest of us have to do some math, measuring, and guideline-drawing. In this blog post, you’ll learn how to create perfectly centered addressed envelopes that you could proudly send to the Queen of England if you wanted to. After that, you’ll learn three methods that I use to stealthily avoid having to create a centered address … because sometimes, to put it eloquently, “Ain’t nobody got time for that.”
Whether you’re sending out wedding invitations or casual correspondence, envelope liners are an easy way to add a little somethin’ somethin’ to all your snail mail endeavors. In this detailed tutorial (which includes a video), you’ll learn how to make an envelope liner for any type of envelope using supplies you already have at home!
A consistent right-leaning slant can be difficult to achieve! In this blog post, you’ll learn five tips to improve your writing slant and make prettier, more polished pieces of calligraphy.