This vibrant collection of Christmas calligraphy and art tutorials will help to jumpstart your creativity this holiday season! Every tutorial on the list will offer you an artistic respite, and any loved one will be delighted by the fruits of your labor.
The holiday season gives calligraphers a time to shine! You can use your pointed pen (and the occasional paintbrush) to create wondrous things that will light up any recipient’s mailbox. Today, I’ve rounded up all of TPK’s Christmas calligraphy and art tutorials to compile an inspirational list.
Calligrapher Maureen Vickery of PenDance Studio popped by the TPK blog to show us how to create this fabulous reindeer! You can switch up the message on his belly to reflect whatever will resonate best with your recipient.
I love wrapping gifts with a creative flourish. However, with a toddler running around, it can be difficult to put in the time to make my gifts pretty. That’s why I made these printables for you — and for me!
These printable snowman gift tags turned nine years old last month — I can’t believe it’s been that long since I first made them! They feature a basic acrylic illustration that pairs well with almost any wrapping paper.
If you enjoy midcentury modern motifs, then you’ll appreciate the DIY Holiday Gift Tags Tutorial! The ornament-themed gift tag even includes a little bit of aluminum foil at the top to represent a cap and hook.
I love the way that snowy white ink makes the address stand out from the metallic tree in this holiday mail art! You can add vintage Christmas-themed postage stamps to amp up the magic. (Learn about where to find vintage postage stamps here.)
Phyllis Macaluso is known for her beautiful flourishes and embellishments. In her Festive Bough Calligraphy Flourish Tutorial, she walks us through exactly how to make delicate flourishes ourselves! The tutorial includes a very helpful free PDF that will come in handy every holiday season!
You can always count on Nico Ng for a polished hand-lettering design, and he doesn’t disappoint in this Christmas card tutorial!
So, there you have it! These Christmas calligraphy tutorials can help to boost your creativity this season, as well as make for some very happy recipients. I hope that you enjoyed this list and that you feel inspired to make at least one of these beauties. Thanks so much for reading TPK, and have a great weekend!
This article was first published in November of 2017. It has been updated to reflect all the fresh holiday tutorials on the site.