A look at the basic strokes

A look at the basic strokes

Today I want to take a look at all the basic strokes you need to construct your lower case letters. If you master these you’ll be equipped to write beautiful, well-formed letters, which is the foundation for good calligraphy. Like I already mentioned last week, it is...
The importance of learning the basics of modern calligraphy

The importance of learning the basics of modern calligraphy

Do you sometimes get frustrated with your progress when learning modern calligraphy? This might be because you’re not following one important step, that’s learning the basic strokes. Today I want to embark on a little series to show you the importance of learning the...
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....