Tag: starter kit

background-image

Calligraphy Starter Kit

what you need to kickstart your journey

Calligrpahy requires a lot more tools than most other writing instruments and not a day goes by that I don’t get at least one message of people asking what tools they need to get their own calligraphy adventure started.
I am writing the calligraphy 101 series, which should give you a general idea on the tools needed, but for some people that is not enough. Some people want to know exactly what products they should get. If you are one of those people – this post is for you.
Continue reading “Calligraphy Starter Kit”

background-image

Calligraphy 101 – The Beginning

An introduction into the world of pointed pen

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 really started to love in the past year.

In this first post I want to give you guys an introduction into what I would consider the best supplies to get started if you never used a dip pen before.

Continue reading “Calligraphy 101 – The Beginning”

background-image

The cheapest versatile Brush Lettering Starter Kit

A shopping list to learn about all brush lettering tool types for a small budget

There are three main pen types to do brush lettering. Felt tip brush pens, fude pens and actual bristled brushes. If you want to get into brush lettering I recommend trying all of them. I tried to think of the most cost-effective way to get a good grasp of the different types, without having to spend tons of money. So this is what I’d put on your shopping list for the very first trip to get lettering supplies. I did make a product choice, but this guide will show you a variety of alternatives too. Total cost of my list is around 15 CHF (which is roughly $15) Continue reading “The cheapest versatile Brush Lettering Starter Kit”