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

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Recent Blog Posts

Brush lettering A-Z – How to write brush a lettering alphabet

This video is the one you have been waiting for: after going over the basic tools, warm-up exercises and basic strokes you can see how to construct a simple brush lettering alphabet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yh2G_7r_wj0 After rehashing the basic strokes and a...

Brush Calligraphy – Warm up Exercises and basic strokes

In the third part of this introductory series on brush lettering, we’ll take a look at more warm up exercises to get you accustomed to the brush pen, and we’ll also practice basic strokes that will help you construct your alphabet later....

Brush Calligraphy: how to make thick & thin strokes with a brush pen

The second video in this series on brush lettering focuses on how you make the basic thick and thin strokes with a brush pen. I demonstrate this with two different pens, the Tombow Dual Brush and the Pentel Color Brush. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98qO7dNym4k...

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...

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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!

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

* Essential tools & practice techniques
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