Issue 16 – Festive Calligraphy Tutorials

I‌‌ssue 16 is our first all-tutorials issue! It features 9 projects to use lettering and other crafty talents to make your holidays and other celebrations festive and memorable. Gift Tags – Rosalee Anderson and ClaudiaDoesn’t everyone want to feel recognized, special, and adored? Calligraphy can be an instrument that conveys and inspires such feelings. With…

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Angie Vangalis

ANGIE VANGALIS is a calligrapher and graphic designer living in Coppell, Texas. She designed and produced the Centennial (24th) Edition of the Speedball Textbook, and has directed three Legacies international calligraphy conferences. She is president of the Texas Lettering Arts Council (TXLAC), an organization lead and run by volunteers who believe in the mission of…

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Claudia Ricci

Claudia Ricci’s love for lettering and drawing began in 5th grade, when a Speedball set from her aunt opened up new ways of communication. Thereafter, all projects had decorated cover pages carefully done in India ink with crow quill and C-series nibs. Her propensity for illustration increased with signage and advertising jobs. A retired English…

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Lindsay Ostrom

Lindsay Ostrom lives in the mountains of Northern California with her husband and their crazy dog Charley. She works full time doing art, running an Etsy shop, managing several arts and crafts Facebook groups, and taking care of her elderly mom. She and her mom had worked together for thirty-two years at her retail store,…

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Nico Ng

Nico Ng is a lettering artist and designer from Manila, Philippines. His lettering journey started in 2014 and since then, he has worked with global brands, conducted talks and workshops on the international stage, and has sold thousands of his lettering rulers worldwide. Nico is passionate about challenging himself and other artists to push the…

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Andrew van der Merwe

Andrew van der Merwe is a professional calligrapher and letter artist. The scope of his work ranges from traditional illuminated addresses to commercial lettering, and from calligraphic art to period movie props – anything that involves skilled writing. His clients include some of the country’s top design agencies, Parliament, and the City of Cape Town,…

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Telisa Roessein

Telisa Roessein is a calligrapher, illustrator and engraver from Toronto, Canada. She focuses on personalization on any surface. She has partnered with major brands such as Holt Renfrew, Gucci, Guerlain, and Jo Malone London, just to name a few. Based on her extensive experience in live engraving events, she is also an engraving educator where…

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Jan Pickett

Since childhood, Jan PickeTt’s whole life has been a love affair with all forms of art, especially anything involving brushes and pens. Having originally studied graphics, she works full time as professional calligrapher, lettering artist and illustrator, and enjoys creating exuberantly colourful and fun decorated lettering as well as preparing more serious and formal calligraphic…

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