Last but not least, the closing chapter for HandsUp4Handwriters will be about the significance of sending handwritten letters to your loved ones, industry professionals or just someone who you admire in general. We’d like to begin with a heartfelt quote from Pen Heaven’s post on writing “Thank You” notes: “Receiving a handwritten letter creates feelings of excitement. … More Chapter 12: Send a handwritten letter!
We hope that your handwriting or let’s say, calligraphy practice is well and truly underway. It’s quite a long journey once you get into it. For those of you who have seriously taken up calligraphy as a new hobby – good on you! Don’t forget that HandsUp4Handwriters will always be behind your back, supporting you … More Chapter 11: Do you feel confident?
Now that we’ve shown you where to get your calligraphy supplies in Chapter 9, in this Chapter we will be urging you to PRACTISE! PRACTISE! PRACTISE! Because “PRACTISE MAKES PERFECT” Perfecting art usually takes time, so we want you to take it slow and practise it step by step. If you practise your basics thoroughly … More Chapter 10: Practise! Practise! Practise!
We’ve introduced you to modern day calligraphy in Chapter 8 but kind of left you hanging clueless on where to start. So this chapter will provide you with the ultimate resources on where to start your calligraphy journey. We understand that you may find this whole ‘take up calligraphy as your next hobby’ idea might be a little … More Chapter 9: Where to begin?
For those of you who are not attracted to taking up calligraphy as a hobby yet, we assume that it may be due to a misconception that calligraphy is an outdated, ancient craft. So today our aim is to persuade you and show you that there is more to calligraphy because it’s no longer what … More Chapter 8: Modern Day Calligraphy
Following up on our previous post, we hope that all of you got inspired by Jake Weidmann – the youngest Master Penman in the world! (It’d be awesome to have a title like that!) HandsUp4Handwriters is especially proud of Weidmann because he is serves as the perfect inspiration for all our handwriters who follow this blog. … More Chapter 7: Hand Lettering or Calligraphy?
As we have all established that the lack of handwriting practice in our society is problematic, it is now time to combat the problems. The purpose of the handwriting relay game was to have a look at everyone’s handwriting styles which was a successful activity that attracted many handwriters. Now, we want to encourage you to practise … More Chapter 6: Do you know the term “Master Penman”?