Modern Calligraphy: An Intensive Practice Workbook
Learn or improve your dip pen calligraphy skills with Kestrel Montes! Packed with over 150 pages of tips, technical information and lots and lots of practice!
I am excited to join you on your calligraphy journey! Whether you are hoping to pen your own wedding invitations, create a booming calligraphy business, or simply find a new hobby, this book will launch you into a successful journey with calligraphy.
Having been a career educator before becoming a professional calligrapher, teaching calligraphy is a blend of my two lives. It’s thrilling to see other people find as much joy in this not-lost art as I have and I hope you will share your work with me on Instagram.
When I first started calligraphy, I was simply trying to copy what I saw online. I watched the gorgeous videos on Instagram and tried to do it myself. That worked minimally but I struggled and got frustrated. It was definitely harder than it appeared! Sometimes I couldn’t get the nib to even write, my paper would bleed and the letters didn’t look anything like what I saw or imagined. I wondered how people were doing it and almost gave up more than once!
Determined to discover the hidden tricks, I kept digging through the Internet, messaging people on Instagram with questions (often times not getting responses) and buying books. Little by little, I figured it out!
In Modern Calligraphy: An Intensive Practice Workbook, I have compiled all the information I wish I had had when I was getting started! My ultimate desire is to help you find much more enjoyment than frustration from this beautiful art.
Books purchased directly through inkmethis will be signed by yours truly. :)
Calligraphy Gift Set includes:
~ wood oblique holder (can be substituted for straight holder)
~ sumi ink
~ white ink
~ variety set of 6 popular nibs in a golden tin
~ glass inkwell
~ Rhodia dot pad (calligraphy quality paper)
~ inkmethis black pad (calligraphy quality black paper)