Anyone who has ever shopped at Costco knows the magic of free samples. Sometimes, you don’t know what you’re missing until you get a little taste of it! (And before you know it, your cart is full of ready-to-bake French baguettes. If you know, you know.) The other day, it occurred to me: TPK could use some free sample wonderfulness! So, as of today, free samples are available for several printable worksheet sets.
Dip Pen Calligraphy
Last weekend, I taught an in-person calligraphy lesson for the first time in a couple of years. It was an informal and fun favor for a friend who has wanted to learn for a while. Teaching my friend reminded me: learners have to overcome quite a few pointed pen calligraphy problems at the beginning! In today’s article, I’d like to talk about those problems and their solutions.
No matter what your level of dip pen expertise is, calligraphy spacing can be a major challenge. It’s tough to maintain a consistent amount of space between letters! While block lettering allows you to mathematically space out letters evenly, you have to “eyeball it” with calligraphy. If that intimidates you, don’t despair! Today’s printable — a calligraphy spacing cross drills worksheet — will really help you to hone your spacing skills.
Did you know: May is “Get Caught Reading Month”. That’s my excuse to share a list of my eight favorite artistic books and magazines! Each of these written works will inspire you to get creative and try something new.
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When I first began learning how to use the pointed pen a decade ago, it never occurred to me that specific papers for calligraphy might exist. My logic: you can write on any type of paper with a regular pen, so why couldn’t you write on any paper with a dip pen, too? After several months of watching my ink feather and having my nib catch on paper fibers, it clicked for me that paper makes all the difference. After years of writing, painting, and professionally printing my creations, I’m sharing this guide to help you navigate the world of paper.
The holiday season is nearing, and some of us may be gearing up to host guests. Nowadays, having internet access is a big part of staying at anyone’s house! Today’s tutorial will teach you how to make a stylish mid-century wifi password sign that enhances your decor and gives guests important information.
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