Calligraphy Demo: Elegant Shade Placement

Jul 18, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #12 (July 18, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)


How to apply your personal stylistic preference to shade while respecting the rules that create a polished look. 

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Calligraphy Demo: Fixing a Mistake

Jul 11, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #11 (July 11, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)


How to remove calligraphy ink and prepare the paper for correction. 

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Engraving Demo: Planning a Water Bottle

Jun 21, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #10 (June 20, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)


How to draft out a calligraphy engraving on a metal water bottle. 

 

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Calligraphy Demo: Handmade Paper

Jun 13, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #9 (June 13, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)

See what's beautiful about handmade papers from 5 different makers! Plus I show you my simple trick for successfully writing on handmade paper with a pointed dip pen.

Makers:
@share.studios
@pressedpaper
@farmett.co
@fabulousfancypants
@inquisited

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Calligraphy Demo: Envelope Addressing

Jun 07, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #8 (June 6, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)

A walk-through of my process and setup for addressing large batches of envelopes.  

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Calligraphy Demo: Flourishing, descenders, ovals, nm connections

May 31, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #7 (May 30, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)

Live requested topics:
1) Flourishing a word after writing it
2) Double descenders
3) The shape of an oval shade
4) Spacing of an nm connection

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Calligraphy Demo: Sand Dollars & Agate Slices

May 23, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #6 (May 23, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)

Calligraphy on different surfaces can be trickier than paper. Explore inks and nibs on sand dollars and agate slices!

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Calligraphy Demo: Achieving Fine Hairlines

May 16, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #5 (May 16, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)

An exploration of the reaction between nib, paper, ink and hand. See the angle to which I hold the nib to the paper and the elements that come into play in achieving fine hairlines. 

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Calligraphy Demo: Copperplate r & s connections

May 11, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #4 (May 9, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)

Learn to write the lowercase r and s in copperplate style and the placement of the hanging exit strokes on b, o, v, w. Then connect it all together!

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Calligraphy Demo: Overlapping Lines & Modified Ascenders

May 10, 2020
 

Instagram Live Mini Lesson #3 (May 2, 2020, Instagram @inkmethis Live Story)

See how to address overlapping ascenders and descenders and how to add flourishing to an ascender after finishing a word.

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