Issue 8 – Decorative Mail Art

The thrill of receiving beautifully-addressed mail art never gets old! Issue 8: Decorative Mail Art features artists who design beautiful envelopes that celebrate friendships, special events, and the joy of sharing art with others. COVER ARTIST – Lindsey Bugbee Need inspiration for envelope layouts or illustrations to gift to your favorite humans? Look no further…

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Issue 7 – Art of Engraved Calligraphy

Engraving calligraphy is the new hot topic among calligraphers who want to create personalized gifts or add another revenue stream to their businesses. Who wouldn’t love to receive a personalized wine bottle engraved with a sparkling flourish? Art of Engraved Calligraphy shares what you need to know to learn the craft of engraving glass, metal, and other surfaces. COVER…

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Issue 6 – Pointed Pen Play

“Pointed Pen Play” features the versatility of artists who illustrate, flourish, and design exciting new calligraphy styles with the pointed pen. INTERVIEWS: Cover artist Schin Loong, IAMPETH master penman Mike Kecseg, and BIZ interview with Meredith Allison Bonner TUTORIALS: Ornamental Flourishing Cheat Sheet with Traci Thompson, Pointed Pen Illustrations with Monica Lima, Needle Script with…

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Issue 5 – Shine With Design

Design is all about creating a feeling … how it makes you feel, and how it makes your audience feel. Learning layout and design can be challenging, but exciting! In this issue, calligraphy artists share how to apply the elements of design to lettering styles and compositions. Cover Artist Interview Kathy Milici is an internationally-known…

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Issue 4 – The Calligraphy Study Guide

We’ve brought together some of the most thoughtful instructors across the spectrum of both traditional and modern styles of calligraphy to discuss ways to study calligraphy and the qualities to search for in your teachers. You will also find information on calligraphy conferences and online classes. The teachers and mentors featured in this issue are…

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Issue 3 – Brush with Excellence

Brush lettering is the perfect way to start learning calligraphy! Brush markers are inexpensive and easy to find, they aren’t as fussy as inks and metal nibs, and you can easily carry brush markers with you to practice on the go. Brush lettering styles range from elegant scripts to fun and funky letters, and can…

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Issue 2 – Crafty Calligraphers

Looking for ideas on how to use calligraphy to brighten other people’s lives? Or to create something special for yourself? This issue is a calligraphy showcase of artists who letter on ceramics, leather, fabric, glass, metal, resin, rock, wood signage, acrylic, and cookies. Cover Artist Mike Ward Mike is famous for his ornamental signature designs. He…

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Issue 1 – Flourishing on Social Media

Our inaugural issue features the amazing and inspiring work of calligraphers, lettering artists, and watercolor illustrators who are successfully using social media to build their creative businesses by providing beautifully-styled photos, instructional videos, and inspiring posts to engage their followers. Interview with Dionne Christiansen Creative, inventive, and hardworking only begin to describe the talent of…

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