Using calligraphy for a tag
Tag and present for Miléna

Write a tag in calligraphy to embellish your gifts Letter style: Modern Gothic Writing tool: A Pilot Parallel Pen 2.4 mm was used with their standard red ink to write the name ‘Miléna’ on the tag Yes, you’re right, it’s awfully late for Christmas presents! I just happen to be one of those that is perennially […]

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An Advent Calendar of Words, Day 22: Smile

Smile, Christmas is almost here! Writing tool: 5 mm Zig Calligraphy marker Letter style : Uncial The ZIG CALLIGRAPHY MARKERS have two tips, a wide one (5 mm) and a narrow one (2 mm). These are good quality markers, as the tips stay crisp quite a long time. The ink doesn’t dry up fast, either. […]

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An Advent Calendar of Words, Day 18 : Home-made

Writing tool : pointed pen Letter style : Cursive Adjustments made in Illustrator I love this card, depicting freshly fallen snow on my uncle’s suspended tractor! Funny enough, this photo is dredging up some Homesickness. There’s nothing like Christmas in Canada … The calligraphy is simple enough. I am rather desperately trying to learn to master […]

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An Advent Calendar of Words, Day 5

Writing Tool: Calame (reed pen), 5 mm Letter Style: “La Caroline” (similar to Bookhand) This style of calligraphy seems familiar to us all — it’s what we often see in books, on posters, in manuals of all sorts. The letter shapes are round and regular, making it easy to read (as opposed to a gothic […]

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