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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Marjan Peeters

Marjan Peeters comes from Belfeld, a small village in the south of the Netherlands. She is a teacher, married, and a mom to three daughters. Her lettering journey started in the summer of 2017 with a pen and a piece of paper. She loves to write on chalkboards, murals, windows, mugs, plates, and of course…

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Betty Ling

Betty Ling offers professional calligraphy and lettering services for weddings, corporate events, luxury brands, and personal commissions. She loves making words dance and come to life with her fresh and unique lettering styles. She is skilled in artistically writing modern, traditional, and flourished calligraphy scripts. Based in Los Angeles, Betty works with local and global…

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Cecelia Harris

Cecelia Harris is a calligrapher and lettering designer living in Colorado Springs with her husband. Most of her professional career was with her business, Wordsworth, where she designed and sold rubber stamps and scrapbooking supplies and with Provo Craft. Her designs with Provo Craft were seen on the Sizzix machine, Cuttlebug machine, and most notably…

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Richard Crookes

Richard Crookes lives in Hua Hin, Thailand and has more than 40 years’ experience as a freelance artist, illustrator, woodworker, and professional calligrapher. He is a graduate of the Advanced Training Scheme of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators. He is more widely known for his design and illustration work on oracle card decks, including…

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Issue 15 – Cutting Edge Calligraphy

I‌‌ssue 15, Cutting Edge Calligraphy, features lettering that is cut, burned, carved, embossed, and sculpted, using paper, wood, leather, and…wait for it…beach sand! Meet Cover Artist – Andrew van der MerweAt low tide, Andrew van der Merwe uses self-designed tools and found objects to carve beautiful letters and patterns in beach sand. Each tool produces…

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