My FIVE FAVORITE calligraphy nibs and what PROJECT I use each one for
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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....
An easy, stress-free way to create gorgeous calligraphy envelopes... even as a calligraphy beginner!
You've TOTES got tote bags lying around (see what I did there?.... ) Well, why not give 'em a little pizzaz? In this post, I try out EIGHT different markers to see which ones work best on canvas tote bags!
If you're new to calligraphy, you've probably heard that brand new nibs come with a manufacturing coating on them to prevent rusting. So you have to clean that stuff off or the ink won't flow properly from the nib. But HOW?
Oh man... INSTAGRAM! Probably the best thing that's ever happened to my business and the worst thing that's ever happened to my sanity. Recently, one of my calligraphy videos got featured by a compilation account with 4 MILLION FOLLOWERS! Holy shit! Here's what happened...