Hello! I was honored when Margaret and Fozzy asked me if I would like to contribute to the Curious Calligrapher by creating the April desktop background. When Margaret mentioned that she wanted to include watercolor as well as calligraphy I was even more excited as that is what IContinue reading →
Happy March to everyone. This year seems to be sprinting right along. March's background was done by Bailey of Antiquaria. Bailey used Dr. Martins Bleedproof white with Zebra G and Esterbrook 357 nibs to create this magnificent work of art. Hope y'all enjoy it! Continue reading →
Hello dears! Fozzy here and we'll be writing about... well, your handwriting. This is some kind of a tutorial or jumpstart on creating your own calligraphy style thru your own handwriting. I've got this posted on my blog, but am publishing it here as well for our lovely little community.Continue reading →
Hello 2014. I hope the year is going great for everyone. Fozzy and I want to introduce a new series.
The Curious Calligrapher BackgroundsThis alphabet was created using a Brause Steno, also known as the Blue Pumpkin. It has quickly become one of my favorite nibs. Continue reading →
It's been a great year! 2013 is the year we founded The Curious Calligrapher. It seems to have flown by. Many members of our community had a year worth bragging about. Here are a few members who have shared their accomplishments with us! Johanna Myers with Wedding Chalk Art was featured inContinue reading →
Hello!! I’m so thrilled to be blogging at The Curious Calligrapher today. I’m Melissa Esplin, you can find me blogging at melissaesplin.com and teaching calligraphy at istilllovecalligraphy.com. To me, calligraphy is a million times more effective than a Xanax. It calms me. It’s meditative. It wasn’t always that way, though. TheContinue reading →