How to Do Ruling Pen Calligraphy

What is Ruling Pen Calligraphy? Ruling pen calligraphy in the scheme of things is a very new kind of calligraphy. So new in fact, that it doesn’t really have a standardized alphabet, but is often a brush calligraphy-like script characterized by it’s rough spraying and splattered strokes. While most calligraphy is centuries old, ruling pen … Read more

How to Learn Calligraphy: The Complete Beginner’s Guide

How to Learn Calligraphy - Complete Beginners Guide

Hello! It seems you would like to learn calligraphy. That’s awesome, you are going to love the ability to never use a store bought card again and create handmade gifts for your loved ones, or to write your crush a sweet note, ooooor when you are fully practiced, start your own business/store (shameless promotion :P). … Read more

How to do Monoline Calligraphy

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What is Monoline Calligraphy? Monoline calligraphy may not be something you have heard of but odds are, you have done it. Let me explain. When a word is written in a ‘monoline’ style, it means that every line, letter and connection are written with the same consistent thickness. Though calligraphy is in the name, it … Read more

How to do Handlettering – Serif, Monoline, and More!

Handlettering is a very popular hashtag and artform on Instagram. Where do you start? Honestly, most of it is just practicing and imitating letterforms. First, let’s get one thing clear, handlettering does not equal calligraphy. We could get into specifics, but generally calligraphy is writing letterforms while lettering is sketching letterforms. Honestly, I think it’s … Read more

How to Make Custom Calligraphy Mugs

I don’t know about you, but every birthday or Christmas season I find it is harder and harder to buy for my friends and family. Gifts are so easy to get now, you don’t ever have to leave your house but it’s really hard to find something uniquely awesome for the special people in your … Read more

How to Make a Calligraphy Pen

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Hey! Glad you could make it! This page is a collection of ways I have found to make a calligraphy pen out of relatively common household objects. These tools give an opportunity for anyone who wants learn calligraphy to practice without having to make an online purchase of professional grade tools. I have many other … Read more

How to do Calligraphy with a Highlighter

Calligraphy with a highlighter

Calligraphy is a dynamic art form that can be made with a large variety of materials and tools. Like pencils,¬†highlighters can even be found in your office or your pencil drawer somewhere in your house. Once you have found a couple highlighters, grab them and bring them back here and start following this calligraphy video … Read more

How to Learn Calligraphy Without Tools

The art of calligraphy is a great hobby that is pretty easy to pick up but difficult to master. With a steady hand, a few tools and a lot of practice you can create alphabets, sell art, design tattoos or make wedding invitations. The problem for many new writers seems to be they do not … Read more