Linda Schneider is a professional calligrapher and artist who teaches at several international conventions, conferences and national workshops. She is an author, speaker, and has won awards at international art shows, but her first love is teaching. Her work was featured in the 24th Edition of the Speedball Textbook. She has been designing for the Papyrus Card Company for over a decade where she creates artwork and text through calligraphy. She has used calligraphy in paintings, Hollywood props, chalkboards, billboards, sculpture, book covers, wedding invitations, and private parties. Her book, “Designing Faces, Figures, Florals and More” is an instructional manual, using a classical teaching method along with encouraging creativity, and turning doodling into designs.