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...
7 Places to Find Inspiration (that are not the Internet)

7 Places to Find Inspiration (that are not the Internet)

Today I want to share 7 places to find inspiration for your creative pursuits. It can be a bit difficult to think of things or places that inspire you when you’re lost in daily life, but often it’s the little experiences, places or escapes that can fuel you again and...
Am I creative enough for calligraphy?

Am I creative enough for calligraphy?

While some people seemingly don’t have a problem coming up with new, creative work and stunning writing, others feel stuck and even intimidated from the very beginning, and often wonder if they’re creative at all. Well, this is for you. I’m here to tell you – no...
Getting Your Ideas Onto Paper

Getting Your Ideas Onto Paper

Do you often find yourself stuck right at the beginning, staring at the blank page and not sure how to get any idea down there? Well, you’re not alone. Let me tell you what to do when you don’t feel confident about your ideas, or don’t know how to bring an idea from...
Letting Go of Your Perfectionism

Letting Go of Your Perfectionism

A lot of people write me they are are having a hard time embracing their mistakes and letting go of their perfectionist mindset – and how this hinders their calligraphy. Today I want you to give some thoughts about how perfectionism relates to precision, how to...
Taking Action: How you get from Learning to Doing

Taking Action: How you get from Learning to Doing

Often we are presented with so many options to learn new details and techniques (even when only looking at the „limited“ field that is calligraphy) that that we forget to put this information to use one step at a time. If you sometimes feel overwhelmed with your...