Embroidering lettering has been on my list of things to try for ages, but that list is a long list. This attempt wasn’t particularly planned, although neither was spending hours hand stitching a dimensional burger costume from felt I had lying around. I could have superglued something more 2D together in under an hour and … Continued
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I have been teaching beginners brush and brush pen calligraphy workshops for a few years now, and I still haven’t gotten the hang of remembering to take photos. That’s why this time I asked my talented friends Sab and Sam to come capture the day for these workshops in April. Awesome video from Sam; photos … Continued
Here’s what I’ve been up to in terms of brush calligraphy workshops this year. More to come soon!
My first ever solo Brush Basics workshop, with a new reference booklet and folder for worksheets, was a hit!
I was very excited to run the first of a two part workshop at Beau Est Mien, in which our students first learned brush calligraphy and then from their work created screens to print with. I was also lucky enough to get to participate in the second, screen printing part, using my own lettering artwork!
I love being able to dabble with different techniques and styles. Venturing out of my comfort zone, I was really excited to attend Karim Jabbari’s Arabic calligraphy workshop at the Goods Shed in Claremont.
A few snaps from my recent beginners brush lettering workshop, complete with worksheets and a free calligraphy guide sheet.
Learn the difference (and the overlap) between these three commonly confused terms. Yes there is a difference!
Lately I’ve been enjoying all things shiny and golden – especially this gold foiling technique I learned recently at the Calligraphers Guild.
In my first brush lettering workshop at Beau Est Mien, I showed my seven students the basics & how to create beautiful brush calligraphy art.
I’ve been asked a few times how to get started in calligraphy. Here is my story.
A new blog for my work with and thoughts on design, lettering, calligraphy and illustration.