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How to use Finetec for Calligraphy

The Finetec palettes are extremely popular amongst calligraphers but I have noticed that people can be unsure of how to use Finetec for calligraphy They are of course different to use than a regular bottle of black calligraphy ink but as with anything once you know how to use them, it really is relatively simple What...

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A Little Women Inspired Mother’s Day

I was very excited to be asked to collaborate with David Austin Wedding Roses on their Little Women inspired Mother's Day When I received the brief I had just seen the newly released version of Little Women and had absolutely loved it With Janne Ford doing the styling and photography I knew it was going to be...

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How to use Dr Ph Martin’s bleed proof white ink

Once you have mastered the basics of pointed pen calligraphy it can be fun to experiment with some different coloured inks I absolutely adore using white ink! I just love how the white ink 'pops' when used on coloured card-stock Dr Ph Martin's bleed proof white is my absolute favourite white ink Here I will share with...

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Working with Waitrose and Partners

As some of you know, I was lucky enough to work with Waitrose and Partners on their packaging and point of sale material for Christmas 2018 and Christmas 2019 Although Christmas is almost a distant memory, I thought I would share with you a little bit about the process The Brief: We wish you a delicious Christmas In...

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Spotlight on….. Adam, Surrey Creative

Welcome to my new blog series! Over the next few months I will be introducing you to some super talented creatives that I have met along the way First up, let me introduce you to Adam Allaker from Surrey Creative  Adam designed and built my new website which we launched a few months ago I did love my old website...

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