notes from kestrel — calligraphy guides
My light pad is without a doubt my best friend. However, with dark or thick/lined envelopes, I can't see my guidelines through. Here are the tools I use to make my life easier when my light pad is not an option.
Finally a tool to make envelope addressing sooo much faster. Sure, it's always easiest to use a lightbox. But what about dark envelopes or lined envelopes? With this template, you can quickly mark your guidelines in multiple x-heights depending on your preference or project need. Plus, it includes built in slants at both 55 and 52 degrees (which have been extended since this video was created to make marking slants a breeze).