I can’t say that I like to flaunt my early attempts at calligraphy, but I swallowed my pride and dug up some old photos for this post! In it, you’ll find calligraphy “before and after” photos that will show you that everyone has to start somewhere, and no one is born knowing how to write beautifully. Give it some time and practice, and your writing will absolutely improve!
Archives for June 2016
Here’s why I love this tutorial: if you think you’re not an artist, it will prove you wrong. The instructions below will teach you how to use a series of shapes and curved lines to make a beautiful hand drawn frame! You’ll be so pleased with the results that you’ll want to make another … and another … and another. Trust me, I know: I can’t stop working these frames into any project that I can!
Paintbrush lettering can provide a welcome creative challenge to those who want to shake things up in the calligraphy department! Today’s post provides a brief introduction to writing with a paintbrush, as well as a free printable exemplar for your practicing pleasure. 🙂
If you want to give someone the gift of learning calligraphy — even if that someone is you — then you’ll appreciate this post! In it, you’ll learn which supplies comprise a basic, high-quality calligraphy starter kit. If you want to go beyond the basics, the post also contains suggestions for additional fun purchases that can enhance anyone’s calligraphy creation!
Today’s tutorial will teach you how to make a tasteful card that is suitable for any dad! It’s got a clean, masculine design motif that dads of all age groups will appreciate. You’ll be delighted at how easily it comes together; as long as you’ve got a straight edge and a few basic art supplies, you’re equipped to make it!