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

The Best Calligraphy Nib for Beginners & Nib Basics

The Best Calligraphy Nib For Beginners

Having the best calligraphy nibs for your writing style are an essential part of pointed pen modern calligraphy. I believe that there is a nib for everyone out there and this guide should help you learn the basics of calligraphy nibs and give you the best starting point for you to jump into this art. … Read more