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How to Learn Calligraphy – Getting Started

How to Learn Calligraphy – Getting Started Calligraphy is a wonderfully relaxing activity and I would like to share my love of this beautiful art with you. Here are some top tips, from my Brush Pen Calligraphy Course for Beginners, to get you started on the road to stylish brush pen calligraphy. The brush pen is excellent for calligraphy beginners who are wondering how to learn calligraphy. Sitting Position Sit with both feet on the floor, no crossing legs. Rather than hunching over your calligraphy, sit up straight. Your back and shoulders will really thank you for it! Holding the
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Left-Handed Calligraphy Top Tips

Left-Handed Calligraphy Top Tips Many times I have been asked if learning brush pen calligraphy is something that left-handed people can do. Yes is the answer, using a brush pen is perfect for left-handed calligraphy!  I usually trot out a stock answer about how the ink dries quickly so there is no smudging as you create your calligraphy.  Although this is absolutely true, as a right-handed calligrapher I didn’t ever truly feel that this was enough of an answer, so I have enlisted some help! Nic (@purecariad on Instagram), Lucy and Charles (Lucy’s dad) are all left-handed.  Nic had done
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Calligraphy Practice Tips

CALLIGRAPHY PRACTICE TIPS - HOW TO PRACTISE BRUSH PEN CALLIGRAPHY Starting your calligraphy adventures can be a little daunting at first! However, with a few pointers it is great fun, relaxing and so rewarding to see your own progress. PRACTISING CALLIGRAPHY IS FUN! There is nothing worse than seeing something as a chore! Calligraphy practice is great fun. All the advice that I give to you below will help you to get the most from your calligraphy practice. 1. Find a great space to practise calligraphy Preferably this is a quiet space in your house where you can concentrate and
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How to be creative with the Laura Prudence Calligraphy monthly calligraphy templates downloads

SHARING THE CALLIGRAPHY LOVE How to be creative with the Laura Prudence Calligraphy monthly calligraphy downloads: Each month I create one or two gift tag designs and a design that can be used on a greetings card and each month there is a different focus.  With Valentine’s Day approaching, the designs this month are all about love.  However, these designs can be used at any point in the year to let someone know how much you love them. Whether you are learning calligraphy, skilled at calligraphy or have not started to learn yet, the monthly downloads that I create can
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Creating Christmas Gift Tags

SHARING THE CALLIGRAPHY LOVE with Christmas Gift Tags! Elevate your gift giving this Christmas with some hand designed gift tags. Imagine how your friends and family will feel when they have an extra special hand designed touch to their gifts. Being a much valued subscriber to my newsletter means that you have received the Christmas gift tag download, created especially for you. (If you haven't subscribed already, the form is at the bottom of this page and you will automatically be sent the download.) If you love the look of brush calligraphy but haven’t yet learned how to create it,
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How to choose your professional calligrapher

How to choose your professional calligrapher If you are planning a special celebration or event, you probably have a long to-do list. There are some tasks you will, no doubt, be hoping to complete yourself, and others that you’ve already decided you are going to outsource. But how do you choose the right people to work with? To help you out with your dilemma, I thought I’d share three tips to help you select your Professional Calligrapher. Three tips to help you choose your Professional Calligrapher: Find Inspiration on Insta Many Professional Calligraphers have an online presence and finding inspiration
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