Want to start calligraphy but do not know what basic calligraphy supplies to buy and how to choose from? I have been there and I hear your pain 🙁 In this post I am mostly going to concentrate of budget supplies, how to choose from the many varieties and brands, and help you get started with your calligraphy practice. But before that I highly recommend that you read my earlier post on “beginners guide to calligraphy & lettering” to know what supplies suit your style of calligraphy and then come back here for knowing more on the basic calligraphy supplies.
A simple DIY project to make a cheerful and motivational Handlettered Canvas quote wall frame. Few paints, a canvas panel and you have a beautiful wall art to keep you inspired and motivated all day long.
Been such a long time right? I knoweven I really missed blogging. I did tell you right that Grace has started going to Pre-KG? Our lives are so messed up right now because I have to now wake up early to get her ready for school which means no midnight craftings 😛 So now you know what I have been upto! Hardly any crafting but loads of calligraphy as it takes just 30 minuted every evening. Are you interested in calligraphy? I would love to give insights on everything I know so far about calligraphy. Well coming to todays post, a little calligraphy is involved but a really easy one. All you need is a canvas, a little acrylic paint and selected quote to make these simple Handlettered Canvas quote wall panels.
A short story on my calligraphy journey – from where I started to where I have reached. And also a big reveal on my calligraphy milestone too 😉 Sit back and enjoy all my old calligraphy attempts like me and have a good laugh 😛
I have been getting a lot of encouragement on my calligraphy works on social media and ever since then, my blog and crafting has taken a backseat! I do not know if my blog readers are interested in calligraphy but I thought why not share a little bit about my calligraphy journey, now that I have reached a serious milestone as well ( more on that below ). So to be frank I started my calligraphy journey in 2014 end when I decided I was going to take part in lettering challenges and improve my handwriting. As with any other challenge, I went on for a week max and I gave up. I decided I wasnt good enough and that I needed to add some professional supplies! Here is a look on few of my older calligraphy attempts and seeing them, I literally burst out laughing!
If you are a beginner to calligraphy don’t be confused by all the expensive calligraphy supplies recommendations. These are the only ones you need to kickstart your calligraphy journey right away!
I have been into calligraphy lately although I haven’t posted anything so far on the blog. I am assuming your love for calligraphy has brought you here so join me on my Instagram account for more frequent calligraphy updates or check here for more calligraphy posts as I update my blog with more information. For now, I will be sharing the details on the calligraphy supplies I started which and the ones I added eventually when I got serious about calligraphy.
Calligraphy in India – An interview with Mr. Mayank Baranwal
Do you like your handwriting? Do you shy away from writing in greeting cards cz of your not so good handwriting? Do you turn back pages of your dairies and wonder how nice is your handwriting? Well I do 🙂 I love my handwriting and I thought that was enough. Until I read this article in The Hindu (HERE) and I ended up realising there is a lot more to do once you have a good handwriting.