Resources

Here you can find all the practice resources, worksheets and guidesheets I mention in my blog in one place. I’ve also included a list of my favourite tools, as well as a link to the always useful blog archives!

GUIDESHEETS

non-slanted guidesheet

slanted guidesheet

WORKSHEETS

basic vocabulary PDF

basic letterforms worksheet

pointed pen basic strokes worksheet

brush pen basic strokes worksheet

brush pen alphabet worksheet style no. 1

You can also get 4 free worksheets with 4 different script styles (plus the Calligraphy Essentials guide) when you subscribe to my newsletter – you can find the signup on the right.

flourish practice sheet

MY FAVOURITE TOOLS
calligraphy-resources

HB & 2B pencil
mechanical pencil
oblique pen holder

For calligraphy tools I can recommend John Neal Bookseller (US).

nibs:
Brause EF66
Hunt Imperial
Brause Steno
Nikko G
Hiro Leonardt Drawing nib 6H (non-flexible)

inks & paints:
Stenograph Drawing Ink
Schmincke & Jax White Nights watercolors
Schmincke Gouache
Ecoline Gold

pens:
Staedtler pigment liner
Tombow ABT brush pen

helpful tools:
transparent ruler
artist tape
eraser pen

paper for practice:
Hahnemühle layout pad (75 gsm) or Canson XL layout marker pad (70 gsm)
Hahnemühle Diamant Highly Transparent Drawing Paper (90 gsm)
Mondi Bio Top 3 (80 gsm)
HP Bright White Inkjet (90 gsm)

paper for finished artwork:
Hahnemühle watercolor paper (Cornwall 450 gsm)
Lana Bristol Board (250 gsm)
Hahnemühle Nostalgie (190 gsm)

Find out which online stores (US & Europe-based) I buy from here.
John Neal Bookseller is one of the sellers that I can recommend, they also have put together a calligraphy starter kit with tools I frequently use here.

ARCHIVES

Be sure to check out the Blog Archives if you’re looking for a specific article:

ARCHIVES