I was browsing a few hand lettering groups on Facebook last week and discovered that quite a few people aren’t quite sure what Modern Calligraphy is and what the difference is between more traditional forms of calligraphy. I thought I’d create an easy cheat sheet to help explain what Modern Calligraphy is for us visual people! First, here’s a quick video that I created while making and digitizing the lettering for the cheat sheet!Read More
There are many ways to learn calligraphy. You can learn calligraphy online, in-person, using tracing sheets or referring to tutorials! Whatever method you choose, the biggest secret is to…Read More
If you've joined me on my last blog post, you'll know that I had a BIG goal to create my very first online class on the Skillshare platform. Well, I managed to hit "publish" almost a week before my scheduled deadline!!!
I am not a perfectionist by any means, but I do dwell on details a little too much some times. I have learned over the last few years, that done is better than perfect. Agonizing over the details of a plan is necessary sometimes, for instance, when building a structure, or planning a Will, however, agonizing over the details of an online class... not so much!Read More
When I started life i design just over 5 years ago, I had an idea about what I wanted to do for a new career/business, I just had no idea what I was doing?
I knew I wanted to make art, sell art, and live a life that suited my personality and passions. I just didn't know who I was as an artist, how to start a website, how to open an online shop or how to create graphics and take photos to help sell my art.Read More
It feels like this past year has been all about teaching in-person, Modern Calligraphy and Lettering workshops! I have had a blast teaching my most favorite calligraphy style for lettering and observing how other learn, what tweaks I can offer to create more success for my students and just how inspired I am by others! I often thought about how I could extend my teaching and offer the opportunity to those who are not in may local area to learn my personal method of modern Calligraphy.Read More