It’s been far too long since we’ve updated the blog! The summer passed so quickly with the preparation for, travel to, and work during both the LetterWorks conference and the IAMPETH convention. We had such a wonderful time seeing so many of you! For those that weren’t able to attend, we wanted to share just a bit about each conference. LetterWorks was held in June on the campus of Weber State in Ogden, Utah. Stellar teachers came from the U.S. […]
With the onset of spring and summer on the way, wedding season is in full swing. One of the most popular requests from brides is for the seating chart to be written on a mirror (or a set of mirrors). Because we often get questions about the best way to fulfill those type of requests, we thought we’d share this video by long-time customer and wonderful calligrapher, Jenny Muffler. She walks you through her process of creating lovely seating charts […]
Categories: Customer Showcase, Product Use and Project Ideas • Tags: calligraphy, calligraphy on mirrors, jenny muffler, just write studios, modern calligraphy, pointed pen, seating charts on mirrors, wedding calligraphy
It’s no secret that we are big fans of Lindsey Bugbee, creator of The Postman’s Knock. She recently shared an easy do-it-yourself tutorial on creating a lovely Mother’s Day Card, and we are excited to re-post it here for you. If you don’t follow The Postman’s Knock already, we recommend that you do. Lindsey constantly shares wonderful project ideas, tutorials and tips, and she also hosts fabulous giveaways. You will enjoy seeing the notification of her new posts popping up […]
Categories: Customer Showcase, Product Use and Project Ideas • Tags: calligraphy, hand lettering, lindsey bugbee, modern calligraphy, modern lettering, mother's day, paper and ink arts, the postman's knock
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As our blog followers know, we enjoy sharing our customer’s work. One of our favorite parts of being an industry supplier is seeing what is created with the tools we sell. Back in 2015, customer Kelly Klapstein placed an order with us for Pentel Sign Pens with brush tips along with other supplies, and her journey into modern brush lettering began. We hope you enjoy meeting Kelly! Meet Kelly Klapstein (AKA: Kelly Creates) Hello everyone! I am so happy to […]
Classes at Paper and Ink Arts Of all the elements of the new location, our classroom is one of our favorites. To be able to bring in quality teachers that will help our customers learn new hands or techniques and improve their craft is an amazing opportunity. We have thoroughly enjoyed our first few classes and wanted to take a moment to share with you what’s been offered so far and what’s coming up. Our weekend workshops kicked off in […]
Congratulations to Seth Bowden for winning our National Handwriting Day Giveaway! Thanks to all of you who took the time to read and comment on Phawnda’s fantastic article. We are encouraged to see such a strong interest in handwriting and hope you will take time today to write by hand!
We are pleased to announce that our first weekend workshop in our new space will be Spencerian Script with Bill Kemp held March 11-12, 2017. Bill is a well-known calligrapher and teacher who has taught at various conferences and locations around the U.S. We were fortunate to work with him during the 2013 IAMPETH convention in Albuquerque when he was President of the association and we served at the vendor. We are delighted to have him travel to Nashville to teach! […]
We are pleased to announce our 2017 Class Schedule! The calendar is included at the end of this post, and you can also go the left hand sidebar menu of our blog and click on the Paper and Ink Arts Class Calendar to see what exciting classes we will be offering. We will kick off our class offerings with a two-day workshop on Spencerian Script taught by Bill Kemp. Most of the currently listed classes are two-day weekend workshops with visiting […]
Many people feel intimidated by the idea of calligraphy yet still wish to improve their every day writing. To promote and honor writing by hand, National Handwriting Day is celebrated on January 23rd. Calligrapher Phawnda Moore has written a wonderful article on ways to perfect your own script that we are happy to share with our blog readers. Enjoy her tips, and enter for a chance to win a handwriting kit to complement your practice! Revisiting Handwriting for Calligraphers by Phawnda Moore […]