The Best Tool for Blackletter Calligraphy (Pilot Parallel Review)

Pilot Parallel Pens Set of 4

Throughout the history of writing tools there have been 3 main tools that were used for Blackletter Calligraphy: the bamboo reed pen (4th century BC), the broad edge nib dip pen (5th century AD), and the fountain pen (19th century AD). These inventions were the most effective tools for the task of calligraphy at the time … 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

Learning Blackletter Calligraphy (Gothic) for Beginners

Gothic calligraphy letters r s and t

1. Getting Started First things first, I feel like there are imaginary barriers to starting new hobbies. Whether it be learning the guitar, going to the gym or blackletter calligraphy, these barriers stop some people from ever even starting. I think it’s 2 things, a fear of sucking and an absence of knowledge of the … Read more