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Calligraphy done with pointed pen, brush, or brush pen, in styles based on copperplate and similar scripts.

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Pointed pens, nibs, & inks
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Flourished headlines
Lettering challenges (Instagram)
General techniques & drills
Pointed pen techniques & drills
Flourished lettering
Ornamental flourishes
Brushes & brush markers
White & metallic pens & markers
Other lettering tools & supplies
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Pointed pens, nibs, & inks

Brause Rose Nib & Cafe Des Iles

Made a coil reservoir :D Wrapped a bit of wire around the end of a tiny paintbrush end. I found out about it on this you tube video tutorial!

Tableau « déco » plumes

Tableau décoratif de présentation de 30 plumes métalliques

HOW TO: Choose the Right Calligraphy Nib — Crooked Calligraphy

My FIVE FAVORITE calligraphy nibs and what PROJECT I use each one for

Calligraphy Nibs Flex Scale (FS) and How To Prep New Nibs

This flex scale is based on personal point of view of Dr. Gail Madalag to come up with a useful guide and reference. Brand new nibs were used to test the flexibility. Flex scale (FS) ranges from 1 (least flexible) to 5 (most flexible). Modern nibs as point of reference:1 - Gillot 4042 - Nikko G, Tachikawa G3 - Hunt 56,

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My Favorite Calligraphy Supplies (Don't buy the wrong shit!) — Crooked Calligraphy

Want to dive into modern calligraphy but don't know where to start? Here is a comprehensive list of my favorite tools for calligraphy and where I get them!

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Completely geeked out and bought a bunch of new nibs last week. They arrived in the mail with a pair of birthday shortalls, gifted to me by my bestie, and a birthday card from my grandmother, so yeah,...

These are a Few of my Favorite Nibs | Happy Hands Project

I remember when pointed pen calligraphy was all new to me. I follow the blogs of inspiring calligraphers and usually ask them what nib they used on a certain artwork. I will order the same nibs they used and excitedly prepare them before dipping in glorious black ink. ‘Aaaah’, I thought, ‘this will make my …

Calligraphy 101 - The Beginning - halfapx

Calligraphy 101 - The Beginning - halfapx

An introduction into the world of beautiful letters, nibs and ink.

Getting to Know the Brause Rose Nib – The Postman's Knock

Getting to Know the Brause Rose Nib – The Postman's Knock

If you've been practicing calligraphy for a few months and you feel up for a challenge, I encourage you to give the Brause Rose nib a go!

Have you ever experienced calligraphy ink problems like erratic ink flow, bleeds, or ink refusing to leave the nib? Then you'll enjoy this blog post!

Common Calligraphy Ink Problems + Solutions – The Postman's Knock

Have you ever experienced calligraphy ink problems like erratic ink flow, bleeds, or ink refusing to leave the nib? Then you'll enjoy this blog post!

How To Mix Calligraphy Inks | JetPens

How To Mix Calligraphy Inks | JetPens

Calligraphy Tips: Solving Common Problems | JetPens

Calligraphy Tips: Solving Common Problems

Calligraphy Tips: Solving Common Problems | JetPens

Project ideas

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The Berlin Calligraphy Collection: Margaret Morgan

The Berlin Calligraphy Collection: Margaret Morgan

The Berlin Calligraphy Collection: Margaret Morgan

Live in the Moment | by mkzabrin

Live in the Moment

Explore mkzabrin's photos on Flickr. mkzabrin has uploaded 75 photos to Flickr.

Flourished headlines

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Lettering challenges (Instagram)

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General techniques & drills

Master pesky thick to thin transitions — Weronika Zubek

Are you struggling to transition from thick downward stroke to thin curve? Then you need to work on your wrist control. Many people have this problem when they start practicing brush lettering, whether with a brush marker or thin brush pen. It can be even more difficult if you are using a very flexible tip.

Pointed pen techniques & drills

The 10 copybooks you need to know about if you study Copperplate / English Round Hand

The 10 copybooks you need to know about if you study Copperplate / English Round Hand - Penna Volans

You know I spend a lot of time looking at old copybooks, I love to study these old models and I’d love to help you get better acquainted with old Writing Masters and their works. But because there are so many options in the bibliography section, I thought it would be nice to narrow it […]

Flourished lettering

Ornamental flourishes

See a Dazzling, Exuberant Renaissance Calligraphy Guide - Atlas Obscura

See a Dazzling, Exuberant Renaissance Calligraphy Guide

A masterclass in script, illuminated with an array of curiosities.

⭐️French Marigold; Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600), and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died 1575); Vienna, Austria; 1561 - 1562; illumination added 1591 - 1596; Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 16.6 x 12.4 cm (6 9/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Ms. 20, fol. 82. High res image from the Getty Museum.

French Marigold (Getty Museum)

⭐️French Marigold; Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600), and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died 1575); Vienna, Austria; 1561 - 1562; illumination added 1591 - 1596; Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 16.6 x 12.4 cm (6 9/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Ms. 20, fol. 82. High res image from the Getty Museum.

A crane fly and ants climb aboard the vine-like tendrils.

See a Dazzling, Exuberant Renaissance Calligraphy Guide

A masterclass in script, illuminated with an array of curiosities.

The Curve in the Line

Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish/Hungarian, 1542-1600) and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, ? - 1575) Mira calligraphiae monumenta, 1561-1596 - Spider, Love-in-a-Mist, Potter Wasp, and Red Currant - Caterpillar and...

Brushes & brush markers

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White & metallic pens & markers

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Other lettering tools & supplies

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Rachel Yallop

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Suzanne Cunningham

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Happy mail

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Other Pins

The 10 copybooks you need to know about if you study Copperplate / English Round Hand

The 10 copybooks you need to know about if you study Copperplate / English Round Hand - Penna Volans

You know I spend a lot of time looking at old copybooks, I love to study these old models and I’d love to help you get better acquainted with old Writing Masters and their works. But because there are so many options in the bibliography section, I thought it would be nice to narrow it […]

See a Dazzling, Exuberant Renaissance Calligraphy Guide - Atlas Obscura

See a Dazzling, Exuberant Renaissance Calligraphy Guide

A masterclass in script, illuminated with an array of curiosities.

⭐️French Marigold; Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600), and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died 1575); Vienna, Austria; 1561 - 1562; illumination added 1591 - 1596; Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 16.6 x 12.4 cm (6 9/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Ms. 20, fol. 82. High res image from the Getty Museum.

French Marigold (Getty Museum)

⭐️French Marigold; Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish / Hungarian, 1542 - 1600), and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, died 1575); Vienna, Austria; 1561 - 1562; illumination added 1591 - 1596; Watercolors, gold and silver paint, and ink on parchment; Leaf: 16.6 x 12.4 cm (6 9/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Ms. 20, fol. 82. High res image from the Getty Museum.

A crane fly and ants climb aboard the vine-like tendrils.

See a Dazzling, Exuberant Renaissance Calligraphy Guide

A masterclass in script, illuminated with an array of curiosities.

The Curve in the Line

Joris Hoefnagel (Flemish/Hungarian, 1542-1600) and Georg Bocskay (Hungarian, ? - 1575) Mira calligraphiae monumenta, 1561-1596 - Spider, Love-in-a-Mist, Potter Wasp, and Red Currant - Caterpillar and...

"Kersal Exemplar & Basic Strokes" Fun Lettering Class #4

"Kersal Exemplar & Basic Strokes" Fun Lettering Class #4

"Kersal Exemplar & Basic Strokes" Fun Lettering Class #4

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DeAnn Singh

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The Berlin Calligraphy Collection: Margaret Morgan

The Berlin Calligraphy Collection: Margaret Morgan

The Berlin Calligraphy Collection: Margaret Morgan

Live in the Moment | by mkzabrin

Live in the Moment

Explore mkzabrin's photos on Flickr. mkzabrin has uploaded 75 photos to Flickr.

Sachin Shah on Instagram: “I sincerely believe this. Keep practicing. . . #calligrafia #handmade #handmadefont #handlettering #typespire #calligraphy…”

2,634 Likes, 48 Comments - Sachin Shah (@sachinspiration) on Instagram: “I sincerely believe this. Keep practicing. . . #calligrafia #handmade #handmadefont #handlettering…”

Brause Rose Nib & Cafe Des Iles

Made a coil reservoir :D Wrapped a bit of wire around the end of a tiny paintbrush end. I found out about it on this you tube video tutorial!

Tableau « déco » plumes

Tableau décoratif de présentation de 30 plumes métalliques

HOW TO: Choose the Right Calligraphy Nib — Crooked Calligraphy

My FIVE FAVORITE calligraphy nibs and what PROJECT I use each one for

Calligraphy Nibs Flex Scale (FS) and How To Prep New Nibs

This flex scale is based on personal point of view of Dr. Gail Madalag to come up with a useful guide and reference. Brand new nibs were used to test the flexibility. Flex scale (FS) ranges from 1 (least flexible) to 5 (most flexible). Modern nibs as point of reference:1 - Gillot 4042 - Nikko G, Tachikawa G3 - Hunt 56,

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Discover classes on Creative, Animation, Creative Writing, and more. Get started on Art Journaling for Self-Care: 3 Exercises for Reflection and Growth