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This Issue's Cover Artist

Whitney Forbes

Whitney Forbes is the owner and primary artist of The Haute Press, located in the heart of sunny Orange County, California. She has trained with leading calligraphers including IAMPETH Master Penman Pat Blair, former Chief White House Calligrapher. Her focus is on custom, hand-painted “Haute Bottles” as well as heirloom style envelope addressing and invitation design. Other specialties include venue sketches, maps, and handmade personalized mementos.

Our Amazing Contributors

Nicole Black

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Kestrel Montes

Issue 3: Brush with Excellence

Angela McLeod

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

Traci Thompson

Issue 6: Pointed Pen Play

Jody Meese

Issue 7: Engraved Calligraphy

Paul Antonio

Issue 8: Decorative Mail Art

Holly Monroe

Issue 4: Calligraphy Studyguide

Linda Carol Gray

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

Laurie Pearson

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

Harvest Crittenden

Issue 4: Calligraphy Studyguide

Kalo Chu

Issue 3: Brush with Excellence

Erica McPhee

Issue 5: Shine with Design

Dionne Christiansen

Issue 1: Flourishing on Social Media

Grace Edmands

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Brenna Jordan

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Maureen Vickery

Issue 9: The Gift of Calligraphy

Angela Welch

Issue 2: Crafty Calligraphers

F. Phyllis Macaluso

Issue 8: Decorative Mail Art

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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