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Sep 13, 2021

Today, we welcome special gust Chantelle Hoffman of Bespoke Strokes. Chantelle shares about how she made the decision to step back from her calligraphy business for a season and what brought her back.

You can follow Chantelle on Instagram at @bespokestrokes or visit her website, bespokestrokes.com.


Aug 9, 2021

Ever wonder what it's like to go to a calligraphy conference? In this episode we share clips from the 2019 IAMPETH conference and tell you all about what you can expect from a week with fellow pen and ink lovers.


Jul 5, 2021

In this episode, we talk about:

  • how to learn a new script
  • why keeping a Beginner's Mindset is the key to learning
  • tips for beginners
  • challenges faced by advanced calligraphers

Recommended in this episode: Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield


Jun 21, 2021

Nina is a calligraphy teacher and artist renowned for her Live sessions on Instagram and her incredible attention to detail.

In this heartfelt chat, we talk about:

  • The journey of a calligrapher- from apprentice to master
  • Why basics matter
  • What it means to 'Pay it Forward'
  • The relationship between a Mentor and...


Jun 7, 2021

One of the biggest streams of income for calligraphers is wedding envelope jobs.

In this episode we talk about:

  • how to set up a job,
  • what to charge (yes! We talk real numbers!),
  • tools of the trade
  • and more!

Your homework—time yourself! How long does it take you to write an envelope in calligraphy? Tell us your time...