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Who you are

You love beautiful lettering and get excited about learning new styles and techniques to use for creating cards, decorating envelopes, and designing stunning artwork. But finding the best information to learn new styles, choose tools and supplies, and perhaps create your dream business is harder than you thought.

You seek high-quality calligraphy exemplars, drills and practice sheets, project ideas, technical know-how, and in-the-trenches business savvy that will take you to the next level faster.

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Who we are

Calligraphy Crush is a digital magazine designed, written, and published by professional calligraphers for creatives who are passionate about historical and modern calligraphy, hand lettering, watercolor illustration, stationery, and all things enhanced with beautiful writing. 

Our feature artists share calligraphy tips and tricks, lettering tutorials, creative design processes, and advice for beginning to intermediate calligraphers. Many have taken their calligraphy from hobby to side hustle to successful full-time careers.

Who we are together:

We curate calligraphy knowledge and inspiration from well-known and beloved calligraphers (and from a few talented ones who fly under the radar). 

Our readers share our love of learning new techniques and discovering how the best calligraphers develop their unique styles and lucrative businesses. 

Calligraphy Crush doesn’t just provide information, we provide insight and Aha! moments. 

Your mission is to take action and practice what you learn from each exciting issue!

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Our Editor-In-Chief

Meet Maureen Vickery

Maureen Vickery

Maureen Vickery, the publisher and editor of Calligraphy Crush, is a professional wedding calligrapher with PenDance Studio. She specializes in pointed pen styles, and teaches pointed pen, brush lettering, and handwriting workshops. Maureen has studied with almost all the IAMPETH Master Penmen, the incomparable Sheila Waters, and numerous crazy-talented instructors at international conferences and local workshops. The life-long friendships she has formed with teachers and fellow students have been a huge blessing both personally and professionally, and many have generously contributed their insight and expertise for Calligraphy Crush readers.