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

Welcome to my website and thank you for heading over from Instagram! Keep scrolling to learn everything about modern calligraphy. Scroll past the blog posts to learn about my online calligraphy course. :)

Recent Blog Posts

How to learn calligraphy: Pointed pen basics for beginners – video

How to learn calligraphy: Pointed pen basics for beginners - video My Beginner’s guide to Modern Calligraphy is still one of the most popular posts on the blog, even though it’s two years old! Time to make an update. I made a video series on how to get started with...

The secret behind lettering pieces that work

Have you ever wondered why some lettering or calligraphy pieces look great, and others don’t? Here’s why. So maybe you’ve been practicing your lettering for quite a while and feel pretty content with your style that’s emerging. Yet, when you try to assemble your words...

Two free videos from the Creating Layouts course

To show you a glimpse of what's inside the course, here are two free lessons from the Creating Layouts course. The first video is all about exploring the mood and ductus of your lettering. When you create a lettering piece, it's important to get a feeling for the mood...

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If you like my blog, you’re gonna love my online course CALLIGRAPHY ESSENTIALS! I’ll share the best tips and learning strategies for beginners who want to learn modern calligraphy. Delivered in easy-to-understand video lessons and accompanied by several worksheets. And I’ll guide you on your journey: You’ll get several homework assignments that you can upload for me to review, so that I can give you personal feedback and teach you on a more personal level. I want to give every student a fundamental understanding of calligraphy and the basic skills to write beatuful letters without feeling lost!

Like what you’ve read? Want more? If you subscribe to my newsletter, you’ll get posts on calligraphy and lettering on a regular basis directly to your inbox. You’ll also receive my FREE guide “Calligraphy Essentials” plus FOUR free practice sheets with different calligraphy styles.

Calligraphy-Essentials-Guide-JuliaBausenhardt-250The guide includes:

* Essential tools & practice techniques
* Action steps to perfect your calligraphy skills
* Tips on how to find the right mindset for successful practice

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