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Stay Connected – The Power of the Pen

We are into another week of lockdown and I am sure we have all had a few ups and downs I think everyone has realised the importance of staying connected to friends and family and the Zoom calls and Face-time chats have certainly been a welcome distraction As well as picking up the phone we can of course also pick up...

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Easter Calligraphy – Free printables

Easter Calligraphy - Free printables I hope you and your families are keeping safe and well We are certainly in the middle of unprecedented times and most of us will be feeling a whole range of emotions including some fear and anxiety I have always found calligraphy to be particularly therapeutic and calming in...

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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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