I’m always on the hunt for inspiring calligraphy, and today I want to share some of the pieces that have sparked my creativity over the years! As a disclaimer, there have to be hundreds of talented calligraphers out there that haven’t come across my radar yet. If you know of an artist whose inspiring calligraphy work deserves a shout-out, let me (and others) know in the comments!
For me, this time of year offers a chance for personal reflection. I especially love to think about the highlights of my year so I can go into the new year feeling accomplished and invigorated! For today’s article, I decided to do the same for TPK. This post highlights the seven “top hits” of 2020 — plus my personal favorite 2020 tutorial.
As the New Year comes closer, many of us are starting to ponder our 2021 goals. As a goals junkie, I can tell you that you’ll experience the most success if you can stay motivated! If learning calligraphy (or improving your calligraphy) is one of your 2021 resolutions, look to the reasons on this list to keep yourself inspired and driven.
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The core supplies that you need for pointed pen calligraphy are very basic: a pen, a nib, ink, and paper. After you master calligraphy with those four tools, though, you might want to switch things up by collecting some “special treat” supplies! In this list, you’ll find seven items that have helped me to up-level my calligraphy. I know that you’ll love some of these indulgences, too — and you’ve got enough time to tell Santa all about them. 🎅 Continue Reading about Seven “Special Treat” Calligraphy Supplies
For eight years, I’ve answered calligraphy questions in various forms: some questions come to me in blog post comments, others via email, and still others in workshops. For many people, a simple answer or two can make all the difference in making progress. Today, I’ve put together this list of dip pen calligraphy FAQs in the hopes that you’ll find solutions to help you to keep going, too!
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Sometimes, the TPK website reminds me of an Easter egg hunt. There are so many hidden treasures to be found! That’s why, every once in a while, I like to round everything up to present goodies that you might have missed. Today, I’m focusing on free lettering and calligraphy guidelines. All TPK worksheets include guidelines, but there are plenty of free guideline printables that live on the site, too! Here they are, in no particular order:
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