Hi, I’m Julia Bausenhardt, lettering artist and calligrapher.

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Recent Blog Posts

Pentel brush pen review

In this post I’ll take a closer look at some brush pens by Pentel. They have a few very interesting brush pens in stock for different purposes - be it brush calligraphy, watercolor paintings, or loose handwriting. Let’s have a look: Pentel Color Brush Let me start by...

Different brush pens in action

In this video I show you the results you can get with different brush pens and what I like to use them for. I cover the following pens: Tombow ABT Pentel Color Brush Pentel Aquash Watercolor Brush Tombow Fudenosuke Pentel Touch I share a few tips for handling and how...

Book review: Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy by Eleanor Winters

This is a book review of an absolute classic in the calligraphy world. If you’re interested in learning classic Copperplate or even just looking for some good foundational knowledge, this is a good book to have in your shelf. Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy Let me...

Traveling with art and calligraphy supplies

Recently, I’ve been on the road a lot, and that meant finding a way to pack at least a few art supplies for each trip. I’ve developed a few packing techniques that I’ll share with you today. Usually when I pack for a trip, I try to think of one or two techniques I...

Brush lettering a quote with golden-black ink

Want to look over my shoulder while I’m lettering? Today I’m sharing the process on one of my brush calligraphy pieces in text & images, and there’s a video too. Basic information Every time you start with a lettering piece, there’s some basic information you need...

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