Monthly Archives: September 2014

Steve’s Resources

People have wondered how to get my prints, calligraphy book, videos of my work, and the iPhone apps I created on how to do calligraphy. I have set up this one page to display all the links to those resources. … Continue reading

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Calligraphy class: Brush

I’m taking Barbra Close’s newest workshop series, and she’s starting us off with brushwork. Following are a couple of projects I completed. The orange lettering is from a class handout containing five quotes and we instructed to choose one and … Continue reading

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Latest Copperplate Practice

I’ve let my Copperplate calligraphy go for quite a while. I started practicing again, using the excellent Vitolo PDF handout from online ( – “video workshop handout” link). You can compare the two to see I’ve still got a way … Continue reading

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Quotes About Calligraphy

I collected these quotes from handouts given by various calligraphy teachers, from books, magazines, and other sources over the years. Each quote offers food for thought, and helps expand our understanding of our art. 

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Italic Rhythm DVD Set by Denis Brown

I received a 2-DVD calligraphy set by Denis Brown called Italic Rhythm. It was beautifully filmed, edited, narrated, and demonstrated by Denis. He also supplied the music and designed all the printed work – the box and printouts.

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