Monthly Archives: November 2013

Feel like giving up?

Do you feel like you’ve hit a brick wall with your calligraphy? You feel like you’re never going to be good enough? Then read this: http://zenpencils.com/comic/90-ira-glass-advice-for-beginners/

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Google Alerts

Sometimes we would like to get more information about our hobby (or livelihood). I remember back when I started in calligraphy (which was on or not long after 1972, based on the 20th Edition Speedball Handbook copyright, one of my … Continue reading

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Calligraphy Certificate Received

Barbara Close presented her students with this wonderful certificate, which started out as a blank piece of paper. She gave it to her students who had taken all four of her classes throughout the year. She used the pointed pen, … Continue reading

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Hand-made Calligraphy Flag Book

I was inspired to create this flag book from the directions in the book, Making Handmade Books, by Alisa Golden, and from my calligraphy workshop series by Barbara Close. Our class did all the paper work, smearing acrylic paint on … Continue reading

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