I recently made a birthday card for a friend who had commissioned me to make a 60th birthday card.
As well as the Watercolour painting of a glass of red wine I decided to hand letter a sentiment direct onto the card.
To achieve the look I wanted I blended 2 different colours to get a gradient effect.
Handmade birthday card by mariebxmastree
I’d like to share more of my Calligraphy hits and tips with you, as a follow on to my last post Starting Calligraphy – My hints and tips (part 1) and so as you may have guessed this is part 2 😊
In my previous post I wrote about learning the basis with a cartridge calligraphy pen.
Once you feel comfortable with this and feel you’d like to progress further the next step would be a pointed/dip pen.
I say this is the next step because it can be quite an investment to move onto a dip pen, but it is definitely worth the leap.
I recently posted a blog post: My Instagram craft inspirations and had also posted very similar wording on my Instagram feed.
Following this Instagram post I was contacted by fellow Blogger and Instagram’er, Charlotte, from Instagram @charlotteshares_ and Charlottes blog
Charlotte mentioned that she was interested in teaching herself Calligraphy but wasn’t sure where to start.
This inspired me to write these 2 posts. Thank you Charlotte, for the inspiration to write to these, I hope it helps. 😊