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It’s that time of the year again, the Christmas season. In my book that usually means avoiding the cold by snuggling up inside with all my pens and paper and somehow throw together Christmas presents that fit their recipients. If you’ve landed here you hopefully get to shop for a lettering nerd or Calligraphy enthusiast. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My obsession started Dec 30th 2015, when I first picked up one of my nail art brushes and just tried it. Brush lettering. Since then I’ve done it almost every day and so I thought I’d tell you a little bit of my experiences for beginners (which I still am) and what kind of brush […]