Why changing careers is never a “waste”
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How to use my favorite white ink, Bleedproof White, for pointed pen calligraphy
Part 2 of my best tips for networking as an introvert.
Networking has been one of the most POWERFUL things in my business. Here are tips on how to do it, even if your introverted self HATES networking.
My FIVE FAVORITE calligraphy nibs and what PROJECT I use each one for
A new (and fun!) way to think about negative comments on social media
The calligraphy tools I use on a daily basis as a professional calligrapher
The exact tools and apps I use to film my wildly popular calligraphy videos for Instagram!
A client once refused to be pay me $1500 - a contract would have prevented that from happening.
Breaking down exactly how much I charged for a recent custom calligraphy job.
What I actually do all day as a creative solopreneur. Hint: it’s less calligraphy than you think!
The purpose behind my curse words… and how that’s evolved over the years.
How I reached perfection and how (spoiler alert) it didn’t make me feel whole.
The exact steps I used to 10x my Pinterest visibility in just one month!
Five tips and tools to help you write calligraphy on a straight line!
The formulas I use to mix my own custom colors of metallic ink - like champagne gold and rose gold!
Hoo-boy!! 2018 was a HUGE year for my business. This was the year that convinced me that I could actually do this - make a good living just off of my own creativity and gumption.
So here are the three biggest lessons I learned in 2018 (along with some cold, hard dolla-dolla numbers)
When people ask me how I found calligraphy, I usually respond with something like, "Oh, I tried a bunch of things, but calligraphy is what I fell in love with!"
But there’s waayyyy more to it than that…
I had the most peaceful morning today... what do you picture when I say that? Maybe me sitting lotus-style in an all-white meditation room, or walking through some nature-y place with chirping birds and sunshine peeking through the leaves....