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June 25, 2021
5 surprising benefits of calligraphy

Having practised calligraphy since 2017, I can testify to the many benefits that it has to offer. Some were really quite unexpected. Patience Did you know that learning and practicing calligraphy can improve your patience? When I first started learning calligraphy, my life was 100 miles an hour. Modern life and its 'instant results', 'likes', […]

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June 25, 2021
10 common nib issues and their solutions.

Sometimes artist can blame their tools. Nibs can cause frustrations. Here I outline 10 common frustrations and their solutions to help your calligraphy practise run smoothly. Ink running off nib? Does you ink feel like it won't stay on your nib and leaving blobs everywhere? Did you know that every nib is born with an […]

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June 25, 2021
5 common ink problems and how to solve them

There is nothing worse than being all fired up to start your calligraphy practice and boom you come up against problems with your equipment. Today we are focusing on common ink issues . Helping you problem solve by showing you the most common ink problems and how to resolve them. Hopefully helping you feel less […]

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April 21, 2021
Debunking common beginner calligraphy myths

It's funny the things we tell ourselves or the myths we believe before we start something new. Here I unpack the three I hear the most and initially stop clients from starting modern calligraphy for the first time. "I won't be any good at calligraphy because I have rubbish handwriting" Handwriting does not equal good […]

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