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How to create wax seals using wickless wax sticks

How to create wax seals using wickless wax sticks
The first time that I saw a wickless wax stick, I was convinced that they'd somehow accidentally left out the wick. 'Why would they mak...

Useful software and web tools for your calligraphy/ lettering/ creative e-commerce business

Useful software and web tools for your calligraphy/ lettering/ creative e-commerce business
Here it is! My no-frills list of the most useful software, web tools and techy stuff that I use in my calligraphy/ letter...

Reflection - what are my weaknesses?

It’s a strange feeling to sit down and consciously ask yourself, “What are my weaknesses?”. Today I am asking myself this question because I think ...

Fun and easy DIY ideas using reactive foil

For those of you who foil your lettering, you probably find yourself wondering what to do with those leftover foiling scraps, which would be too wa...

Art hacks using a post-it note

You can incorporate the humble post-it note with your lettering projects in pretty cool ways. Chances are, you'll find this household item lying ar...

Easy watercolor background ideas for hand lettering

Here are some quick and easy ideas on how to decorate the background of your lettering projects using watercolour paints. You don't always need exp...

Why we should train our minds like how we train our bodies

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll disc...

Words of wisdom from my fellow calligraphers

Dear Readers, You've heard me talk so much about my entrepreneurial journey in the pages of this blog. You've heard me harp on about my quest for c...

How the entrepreneurial journey changes you as a person

I remember, before I decided to pursue my lettering full-time, how fearful I was. It was mostly fear of the unknown, fear of not living up to other...

What does saying 'Yes' to things really cost us?

It’s the law of life that everything has its opposite thing. Every action has an equal and opposite action. If you say ‘yes’ to working late just b...

Extraordinary

One pen, one pad. A simple tool, a blank page. Infinite possibilities.   One human, one lifetime. An ordinary person, a new day. Infinite opportuni...

How I found the process of writing and publishing my first lettering book

I haven’t posted anything on my blog in a while because I hadn’t felt like I had anything interesting to say. So does the fact that I’m posting som...