Monthly Archives: August 2013

Calligraphy by Design: Generating ideas using design principles

In the past, I let my spiritual side lead me and waited for inspiration to strike before I started on a calligraphy project. But that way was hit-and-miss, and led to long stretches of time between projects. Now that I’m … Continue reading

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Christian Hymn Calligraphy

As soon as we finished singing this song in church this morning, I was inspired with the design and jotted it down in my notes, then came home and created it. All the designs were hand drawn/written with parallel pens … Continue reading

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Favorite Calligraphy Videos

Updated January 19, 2014. Contents (Contents links not working? Just scroll down.) Demonstrations Flourishes Gothic Capitals Insular Half-Uncial Medieval Manuscripts Quill and Reed pen making Misc. Instruction Personalities Saint John’s Bible Uncategorized Demonstrations Writing with different instruments (Japanese language) Envelope … Continue reading

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Calligraphy Internet Resources (guilds, supplies, images, learning, etc.)

Contents Calligraphy Guilds Learning Calligraphy Calligraphy Supplies in the U.S. Calligraphy Books Published Historical collections Glossaries of Calligraphy and Lettering Terms Wikipedia Calligraphy Entries Misc. Calligraphy Interest Calligraphy Images (various Internet search results) Sell Your Work or Services Alphabet Sentences (pangrams) Informational … Continue reading

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Calligraphy Books in Steve’s Collection

These books in my collection are listed here in no particular order at this time. I noted several books as RECOMMENDED for their particular excellence. The Art and Craft of Hand Lettering Annie Cicale 192pp 2004 Softcover. Full-color photos. Instructional. One … Continue reading

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Video of My Calligraphy Process when Creating John 1:14

I videotaped the creation of a calligraphy piece over the weekend. I used John 1:14 for my inspiration. calligraphy-john-1-14b from Steve Husting on Vimeo.

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