Even if you’re currently thinking “I don’t know anything about calligraphy!”, I hope you’ll continue reading.
My goal is to bring more awareness to the level of detail and dedication calligraphers put into their work, describe what makes calligraphy beautiful, and teach people how to improve their own calligraphy.
A casual process discussion for an original scroll, a nonstandard gameboard Baronial scroll, and a call for advice on roman patio making.
A few years ago I found myself enjoying painting charters for the Kingdom of Avacal. When the pandemic came, I decided to spend the time upping my scribal game.
A selection of my work in Scribal Arts, Research, Costume and Accessories.
A hands on look at four period calligraphy styles.
A doublet and two scrolls.
A historical look at the Gothic Scripts, from Early Gothic through to Fraktur, Making Oak Gall Ink, and Cutting of Quills.
Like most of us in the Hobby of a Thousand Hobbies, I have more irons in the fire than I had time to explain.
Highlights from my project to reproduce one page from the Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta using the same tools and materials a 16th century scribe would have.