Calligraphy is something most people like to create year-round. However, there’s no denying that it’s a skill that shines (often literally) the most during the holiday season! We spread good cheer with written greetings, fancy invitations, and beautiful meals featuring menus or place cards. It’s a visually resplendent and cozy couple of months. That’s why I love coming up with a holiday worksheet every year! The worksheet gives me an excuse to think of fresh ways to hone our pointed pen skills while learning how to make stunning motifs.
Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. I love the movies and the cozy feel of the season! Slightly indulgent, heartier food makes its way onto my plate, as do delicious desserts. Mostly, though, I’m delighted by the project possibilities. From skeleton Fridas to spooky envelopes, you can explore slightly macabre subjects. This year, I pounced on the chance to make a new Halloween worksheet, and the Halloween Fun Worksheet came to be!
Most calligraphers have multiple calligraphy styles that they use to write. The styles are generally original, and each style has its own set of rules set forth by its inventor. To date, I have developed six modern calligraphy styles for The Postman’s Knock. Every one of those styles is available to learn with a detailed printable worksheet. In this article, we’ll talk about what makes each style special and cover a few FAQs.
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My husband, Hernán, grew up in Lima, Peru. As a result, Peruvian culture and cuisine plays a big role in our lives! Just last weekend, we went to a Peruvian festival in Denver, where performers showcased the traditional marinera dance as chefs grilled cuy (guinea pig) and stewed pots of rice pudding. As I watched the marinera, it occurred to me that I can’t dance to save my life … but I can draw. And thus, this marinera dancer calligraphy drill worksheet was born. I created the calligraphy artwork featured in the worksheet to celebrate Peruvian Independence Day, which is July 28th!
There are many reasons to dive into the world of pencil calligraphy. First of all, this type of calligraphy offers a new way to explore lettering! It’s also something you can easily practice anywhere; and, if you have kids or pets, there’s no ink to keep track of (that may or may not end up spilled on a carpet). Pencil calligraphy is cost-effective, challenging, and creative. I hope that after reading this article, you’ll try it for yourself!
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Free calligraphy worksheets abound on TPK, but I’ve never compiled them into one article before! In the list below, you’ll find all of the printable worksheets that live on this site. We’ll start with faux/dip pen calligraphy, then we’ll work our way down to brush pen calligraphy and everyday handwriting.
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