Modern calligraphy writing has piqued my interest ever since I stumbled upon The Postman’s Knock and her free worksheets. I think it’s not unusual for me to be drawn to calligraphy since I work with fonts and lettering
Three months ago, a friend asked me to create a simple calligraphy wedding invitation for her wedding. I was so excited that I started working on it right away after we talked about her design preferences. Read more
I’m on a calligraphy binge.
It’s been only three days since I bought a straight holder, ink and nibs, and I can’t get enough of writing my heart away and watching/reading tutorials online. I found this guide to modern calligraphy (with free worksheets!) and this video on common problems with nibs most helpful for a beginner like me.
After doing basic drills, I write a quote from a book (or from Google search or Pinterest ha!), a line from a song, or any random words and phrases.
Being a graphic designer, I can’t wait to incorporate the beautiful, intricate things created through calligraphy to my works. Ideas are overflowing. I digitized the image above and came up with this… Read more