Tag Archives: calligraphy

This is post 4 of 10 in the series “Calligraphy 101” I know as a beginner, especially when you’re not really sure if Calligraphy is really your thing any kind of investment is worth one or two thoughts. You don’t want to spend a ton of money, unless you’re sure. So what route should you […]

This is post 3 of 10 in the series “Calligraphy 101” When I first saw that the prices for a nib and pen holder were below 5 dollars I was happy. I felt like for the first time in this lettering world something was not gonna bankrupt me. Boy was I wrong. Pen holders. Ranging […]

So I’ve realized there aren’t really any tutorials on how to create calligraphy guidesheets in Adobe Illustrator (I use CC). There are different ways to get a PDF of guide sheets, there’s an online generator I’ve used before to get the guidesheets you can download in my freebies section, but in the end I did […]

This is post 2 of 10 in the series “Calligraphy 101” I want to know a great many things whenever I am looking to buy new calligraphy nibs. Unfortunately a beautifully lit macro photo of a nib with just the name will not give me answers. Just hints and my next google search term, which […]

This is post 1 of 10 in the series “Calligraphy 101” How does one get started with calligraphy? What supplies can you recommend for a beginner? I get those kind of questions about every other day. So I decided to start this series of Calligraphy 101 to give an introduction into this world I have […]

PLEASE READ ON FOR TIPS AND ANSWERS (nibs and Ink and Paper) ** NIB OPTIONS ** The Nib I am using is E.W. Leo Rose Nib. Supposedly most G-Nibs and Rose Nibs do work. I have tried John Mitchell’s Rose, Zebra G, Nikko G and Tachikawa G in my Ahab and even though I could […]