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Hi, I’m Sharisse!

I’m so glad you’re here.

I’m currently taking a blogging break in order to work on my upcoming online course, which launches in July 2017.

In the meantime, you might enjoy catching up with me here:

Blog  | YouTube  | Instagram

Happy writing!

The official bio:

Photo credit: Two Twenty Photos

Sharisse is a brush calligrapher and founder of Pieces Calligraphy. When she’s not working at her day job, you’ll find her creating, teaching, or blogging about brush calligraphy. She’s hosted sold-out workshops throughout California and continues to search for new places to teach. Sharisse lives in Sacramento, California with her husband and their twin boys.

Blog  | YouTube  | Instagram

Check me out in these cool places!

Tombow USA | Brand Ambassador Program Launch

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Tombow USA | Free Lettering Guide

Tombow USA | 20 Brush Letterers to Follow on Instagram

Rhodia Pads | Fan Profile

Ashley Bush | Creative Spotlight

The Fierce Entrepreneur | Interview with Brush Calligraphy Artist

Spiregram | Handlettering Calligraphy

Creative Market | Behind the Process of 10 Incredible Handletterers

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All images, photos, and content on this site are my own and belong to me, unless otherwise stated. Please give me proper credit if you share any of my content. Thank you!


45 Comments Add yours

  1. Bethany VanAller says:

    Hi sweetie!!! I love your work

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you much! Your support has been amazing.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Nikki B says:


    Congrats on the new blog!! I love all your work



    1. Thanks, Nikki!!! I appreciate your support! 🙂


  3. Stephanie says:

    Congratulations on your new website! I look forward to your weekly posts!


    1. Stephanie says:

      (I follow you and entered your contest on Instagram and my account is ohmycat!)


  4. Cortni Hoover says:

    Hello! I love your lettering and calligraphy!


    1. Hi, Cortni! Thanks so much for your kind words and for stopping by!


  5. Lauren says:

    Wow!! I feel like you just had your 3k giveaway yesterday, and now it’s 4k!! Congrats and keep up all the good work!!! 🙂


    1. I know, right?! Thanks for stopping by, Lauren!


  6. Kristie Lin says:

    I love your works! I’ve been meaning to get into calligraphy but don’t know really where to start. Your beginner tips are super helpful :).


    1. Thanks, Kristie! I would love to show you the way! Stick around and I hope to share what I know (as I’m still learning myself!).


  7. Looking forward to your posts, may you be an inspiration to other people. God bless you! 🙂


    1. Thanks, Hannah! So happy you stopped by and thank you so much for your support.


  8. Anonymous says:

    Hi there! I love your Calligraphy and was so bummed that I didnt have post notifications turned on for you! I missed that Melissa Esplin was here in Hawaii giving a class! Maybe next time 🙂


    1. IntegratedBoutique says:

      Oopsie I forgot to leave my name for my above comment! Any chance you’d come to Hawaii and give a class 😄


    2. Oh darn! Hopefully there will be another opportunity soon. In the meantime, did you take a peek at her online class? I cannot recommend it enough for beginners! Let me know if you get a chance to take it…


  9. Rachel says:

    I absolutely love your work!! Amazing 😍


    1. Hi, Rachel! Thank you so much!!! Means a lot to me.


  10. Monica E. says:

    Hi! I have been following your IG page for a few months and have seen your work blossom and grow and love it!! Your videos are mesmerizing!! I, too, have always loved fonts and writing and hand-lettering!! So excited to see more to come!!


    1. Hi, Monica! Thank you so much! You are so sweet and it means so much to me. I am totally winging it as I go, so please let me know what you think!


  11. jaymceeo says:

    I’m super excited about your blog. Definitely an inspiration and the little push I need to start! Thanks!


    1. Yay! That makes me so happy to hear. What are you interested in getting started with? Let me know what questions you have along the way. Hope I can help in any way! 🙂 🙂


  12. Heidi says:

    Beautiful family, Thanks so much for all the inspiration, tips and advice!
    I subscribed, also thanks so much for the chance of winning!!!


    1. Thank you so much for visiting! Let me know if there’s any particular tips or advice you should need. Feedback is so helpful!


  13. This is awesome. I’m just trying my hand at brush lettering and you have been so helpful!


    1. I’m so happy to hear that!!! Let me know what I can help you with further!


  14. Cathy says:

    HI THERE! I love your calligraphy so much that I drew a lot of your work from your IG as inspiration for one of my DIY projects! I gave you credit too 🙂 Hope you can visit my blog and check out that post?

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks for sharing, Cathy 🙂


  15. Ana says:

    I just want you to know that you’re one of my favorite brush calligraphy artist!♥ Love all the way from the Philippines!!


    1. Wow, thank you so much, Ana! Hello from California! I have family in the P.I. so your country is near and dear to my heart. Happy new year!


  16. Amazing resource that you shared for beginners, thanks for the same!


  17. Marie says:

    this is awesome!!! I wanted to start learning, but didn’t know where? how? and with whom? THANK YOU for sharing your talent! May I ask if you have any template for the alphabet?


    1. Hi Marie! Visit my Learn page: https://piecescalligraphy.com/learn. All my posts are there, plus I have a lowercase alphabet guidesheet you can download and practice. Hope that helps!


  18. Andrea says:

    Hello Sharisse! I really love your work and i wanna learn calligraphy…. i found the video “Brush calligraphy | Start handlettering and build your foundation” but i would like one with all letters of vocabulary is possible??

    Thanks for all Sharisse!!


    1. Hi Andrea! I have a lowercase alphabet guidesheet under my Learn page: https://piecescalligraphy.com/learn. Hope that helps!


  19. Karmen says:

    Hi Sharisse! Your blog looks is so inspirational and I can’t wait to get started! But watching your videos where your handlettering is so absolutely beautiful, I can’t help but wonder whether I need to be artistic to really be good at this and create beautiful artwork like yours? Do you have an artistic background? Thank you! xx


    1. Hi Karmen! I don’t have any formal training in the arts or design. I’ve simply enjoyed doodling growing up and making posters and homemade cards. Truthfully, I believe everyone has an artistic side – it just needs the right environment and tools to come out! Focus on one small aspect at a time. For most people, that means building control of the brush calligraphy pen and learning how to use it. Once you get more comfortable with it, you’ll find more confidence in creating letters, stroke by stroke. Hope this helps you! And always aim for progress, not perfection.


  20. Jade Kelsey says:

    I was gifted a set of Pentel Sign Pens over the holidays, and have been searching for the right place to start and practice for a few days. I’ve watched just a few of your videos and already I am seeing improvement in my lettering practice. THANK YOU Sharisse! I love how you break everything down, it makes your beautiful art so accessible.


    1. Oh that makes me incredibly happy, Jade!!! Happy writing!!! So happy you’re here. Happy writing! ❤ ❤


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