What a delight to write in the centuries old Copperplate hand! It speaks such elegance and beauty, don’t you think? It is my favorite … Continue readingInvitation to the Governor in Copperplate
Be kind to your calligrapher: Select your stationery with pen and ink in mind if you are hiring a calligrapher. Some paper surfaces do not … Continue readingWashington, District of Columbia
Envelopes arrived from Washington D.C. /Virginia area today for addressing in Copperplate. Big 🙂 on my face! I love to write in Copperplate, at any … Continue readingCopperplate on Invitation Envelopes
What you were speaks who you are. Guild members were very enthusiastic about Carolyn’s lettering on shirts.
Julian Waters returned to Saint Louis to teach our guild a workshop in Blackletter.
Generally when I teach a class it is all about the students, and any demonstrations of technique are merely sample pieces. By adding time after … Continue readingClay House Number
A bit of bright color enlivens an ordinary envelope, doesn’t it?
Today a woman brought me a small certificate that had been presented without the name and date being filled in. She had purchased a lovely … Continue readingFinding a Calligrapher – not the easiest task
We have several skilled carvers in our family who have brought a variety of designs to life. Jeanne’s carving was the most scary.