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This Issue's Cover Artist

Allison McClanahan

Allison McClanahan has grown up all over the United States (her dad was in the Air Force). She spent the majority of her childhood in Alaska, which instilled the love of nature, travel, and art (she loves painting landscapes, flora, and fauna!). Allison currently Iives in the mountains of Utah, and when she’s not creating wedding invitation suites, her time is spent homeschooling her daughter, hiking with her and her husband, playing with their pups, and going on scenic drives in search of wildlife. She enjoy reading, working out, crocheting, jeeping, and kayaking.

Our Amazing Contributors

Erica McPhee

Issue 5: Shine with Design

Traci Thompson

Issue 6: Pointed Pen Play

Paul Antonio

Issue 8: Decorative Mail Art

Grace Edmands

Issue 9: The gift of Calligraphy

Holly Monroe

Issue 4: Calligraphy Studyguide

Brenna Jordan

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

Dionne Christiansen

Issue 1: Flourishing on Social Media

Kestrel Montes

Issue 3: Brush with Excellence

Laurie Pearson

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

Harvest Crittenden

Issue 4: Calligraphy Studyguide

Linda Carol Gray

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

Jody Meese

Issue 7: Engraved Calligraphy

Kalo Chu

Issue 3: Brush with Excellence

Angela McLeod

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

Angela Welch

Issue 2: Crafty Calligraphers

F. Phyllis Macaluso

Issue 8: Decorative Mail Art

Nicole Black

Issue 9: A Gift of Calligraphy

Maureen Vickery

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

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 to Calligraphy Crush readers.

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