Last year, I released a 20-page limited edition “Cocktail Casual Calligraphy” worksheet set. The style was so popular that I decided to flesh the worksheet out with 40 additional pages of practice and add it to TPK’s permanent calligraphy worksheets collection. Today, we’ll talk a bit about this style and the worksheet that will teach you its letterforms and nuances!
Dip Pen Calligraphy
All pointed pen creations are beautiful, but add calligraphy flourishes to the mix, and your work becomes extraordinary! Despite appearances, calligraphy flourishes are easy to create if you break it down. In this article, I’ll show you how to make eye-catching corner flourishes.
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Sometimes, calligraphy needs a simple block lettering style to give it some nice contrast. “Morgan” lettering is that style! Its all-lowercase characters give it a casual look that’s perfect for pairing with any style of calligraphy. Today, I’ve got a free printable hand lettering exemplar to show you how to create it plus tips for successful Morgan Style lettering creation.
For years, I searched for the perfect gold calligraphy ink. I needed something opaque, rich, and durable, but all the liquid inks I tried were partially transparent (or had mica particles that sunk to the bottom of the jar and stayed there). As it turns out, the ink I was seeking didn’t turn out to be an ink at all! Once I discovered Finetec watercolors, there was no going back. In this article, I’ll teach you how to use metallic watercolors to create stunning gold calligraphy.
The TPK blog is a veritable treasure chest of calligraphy tutorials. I mean that in more ways than one! Some of the articles will help you move forward in your practice in a way that’s as valuable as gold. But — like a full treasure chest — it can take some searching to find exactly what you are looking for. So, for today’s article, I decided to put together a list of the calligraphy tutorials that I refer people to the most! To help you identify which tutorials can help you best right now, the posts are organized by skill level.
We may be halfway done with January of 2021, but the year is still new! With that in mind, I chose to focus on a blank slate theme for this calligraphy quote worksheet. It centers around wisdom from T.S. Eliot: “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” The calligraphy features two aspects of modern lettering that can be a little terrifying for beginners (flourishing and bouncy letters), so filling it out will give you valuable practice!