New calligraphy workbooks: Style no. 1 & Style No. 2

New calligraphy workbooks: Style no. 1 & Style No. 2

Since my free worksheets are such a popular resource for learning modern calligraphy, I’ve decided to create an extended premium version for those of you who want more detailed instructions and guidance. The workbooks are perfect for anyone who’s just getting...
How I organize my art and calligraphy supplies

How I organize my art and calligraphy supplies

We all know that there is such a thing as creative chaos – when I’m in the middle of working on a piece, I don’t care about the order of things, I try to keep the ideas flowing, and this works best by having all the necessary tools right beside me. This quickly...
How to make your own pomegranate ink

How to make your own pomegranate ink

After making walnut ink last year I wanted to do something different – mainly because I still have several liters of walnut ink…so I started researching on how to make iron gall ink. Turns out you’ll need oak galls, which I couldn’t find in nature around here....
How and when to use a lightbox

How and when to use a lightbox

When creating a calligraphy or a lettering piece, I frequently use a lightbox. It’s quite the handy tool when you can use it. Today I’m going to explain how and when I use my lightbox. For a lot of calligraphers and lettering artists using a lightbox is part of their...