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How to get started with calligraphy and hand lettering - Part 1 - Overview and tools

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#Repost @thehappyevercrafter with @repostapp. Hi everyone! For the new year I am excited to announce that I am starting the #showmeyourdrills practice challenge! I myself need to practice these drills as much as anyone else and what better time than the beginning of a new year! At the same time I would love to share with all of you some short demo videos of each. Here are all of the prompts to follow for the first 30 days- fill a line a page a book whatever you want! I have reserved the…

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Speedball Calligraphy Pen Nib: C-Style, Left-Handed, Broad Edged Pen Point, 6-Piece Set http://www.artistsupplysource.com/product/187040/speedball-calligraphy-pen-nib-broad-edge-pen-point-c-style-left-handed-6-piece-set/

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When asked for nib recommendations I often tell people that I haven't tried very many nibs. The few that I love tend to be medium flex nibs (like the Gs). I'm warming up to the more flexible ones though. Here are my favorite nibs: 1. NIKKO G: Sharp medium flex. My go-to nib 2. TACHIKAWA G: Sharp medium flex. Feels just like a Nikko G 3. ZEBRA G: Sharp slightly more flexible than the Nikko and Tachikawa G. 4. BRAUSE STENO 361 "Blue Pumpkin": Blunt medium flex. Thick hairlines thick…

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Brause Ergonomic Calligraphy Nib Holder - Natural Wood

Made of ergonomically contoured natural wood, the Brause Calligraphy Nib Holder is compatible with Brause nibs, plus many other models of calligraphy and comic nibs.

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