For years, I puzzled over whether a person’s cursive handwriting really could improve: after all, isn’t handwriting supposed to reflect personality? As I’ve gotten older, I’ve noticed that people’s handwriting changes depending on their mood and the day, and I’m no exception. With that in mind, I believe it’s absolutely possible to improve or change your handwriting, and today, we’ll focus on cursive handwriting in particular. First, we’ll talk about six ways to improve your cursive handwriting, and then I’ll tell you about TPK’s new Elegant Cursive Handwriting Worksheet.
I’ve never been a math person, so my 2014 purchase of a parallel glider wasn’t exactly exciting. To me, the contraption had way too many numbers written on it — seemingly arbitrarily. When I went to draw guidelines for calligraphy, though, it was love at first gloriously parallel roll! Making guidelines suddenly wasn’t a tiresome and tedious task, and slant lines could be whipped up in a few quick swipes. Seven years later, I still use the same parallel glider regularly. Today, we’ll talk about how a parallel glider can make lettering life easier for you.
Not everyone loves ink spatters, but I think they’re fabulous for adding in a casual feel to a piece of calligraphy. Spatters offer a quick, easy, and artistic way to fill up negative space! Today, I’ll share my super easy ink spatters technique with you through text/photo instructions and a short video.
A beautifully calligraphed envelope builds anticipation and makes a recipient feel special! That’s why, when you need an envelope for a card you’re going to give in person, it’s important to add a special touch. Today, I’ll walk you through how to make the perfect name-only envelope, and I’ll show you some examples of name-only envelopes that I’ve created in the past.