A year of brush calligraphy: 10 things I’ve learned

What a year it has been. 2015. The year I started “really” doing brush calligraphy. I say “really” because my first experience with the brush calligraphy pen was more than a year ago. However, it wasn’t until January 2015 that I really got serious and passionate about the brush pen. Fitting for my first postContinue reading “A year of brush calligraphy: 10 things I’ve learned”

5 reasons you should master basic brush calligraphy strokes

Happy Holidays! It has been lovely spending time with family and friends. I wish you all the same. The past eight weeks, I have shared with you the basic strokes every brush calligrapher should know. From the entrance stroke to the full pressure stroke, you learned how to create each basic stroke, the letters they areContinue reading “5 reasons you should master basic brush calligraphy strokes”

Basic brush calligraphy strokes: The full pressure stroke

Welcome to Part 8 of my Basic Brush Calligraphy Strokes series! So far, we have reviewed the: Entrance Stroke Underturn Stroke Overturn Stroke Compound Curve Oval Ascending stem loop Descending stem loop Before you get started, be sure to familiarize yourself with these previous posts: Brush pens recommended for beginners Holding your brush pen properly FacingContinue reading “Basic brush calligraphy strokes: The full pressure stroke”