Learning anything new is really about trial and error, emphasis on the ‘error’. And while experience is the best teacher, I also think it is important for us to share our mistakes and advice, especially when avoiding a mistake can save you money and/or time. Here are some mistakes that I have made while learning … Continue reading Modern Calligraphy Mistakes I’ve Made So You Don’t Make Them Too
I touched on this in a prior post and felt it warranted more detail. The right paper is just as important as the right pen when it comes to mastering modern calligraphy - and when it comes to finished products. For this post, though, I am focusing on my favorite papers to use for practice. … Continue reading Best Paper for Modern Calligraphy Practice
If you’re interested in starting modern calligraphy, the good news is that it’s really affordable to start out! The bad news is, as with any hobby or craft, the expenses can add up fast. Here are my tips for maintaining a modern calligraphy hobby without breaking the bank. Start small. With the vast amount of … Continue reading Modern Calligraphy On A Budget
This post was actually inspired by another post that I’m working on; in an attempt to quickly define “modern calligraphy”, I realized a quick definition was not going to happen without a separate post for the full one. Outlining the definitions of and differences between modern calligraphy, calligraphy, hand-lettering, and handwriting will really help you … Continue reading What is Modern Calligraphy?
I’m writing this as a complement to my previous post about how I got my start with modern calligraphy; I want to provide some guidance and tips to help you get started yourself! This is going to be a quick overview of the supplies that you will need and recommended resources and starting points, not … Continue reading How You Can Get Started Doing Modern Calligraphy