Practicing Calligraphy on Quality Paper {video!}

Practicing Calligraphy on Quality Paper {video!}

When you are practicing your calligraphy, there are so many things that you have to think about while you are writing. How do I form the letters? When do I press the nib down harder? Is my ink too thin? Is my paper going to hold the ink well? There is a lot to keep in...

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Introducing the Kid’s Calligraphy Starter Kit!

Introducing the Kid’s Calligraphy Starter Kit!

After many years of requests for a beginner calligraphy kit geared towards children, we are excited to finally make this beautiful art form more accessible for even the youngest of learners with the Laura Hooper Calligraphy for Kids Starter Kit! Our kid's calligraphy...

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Straight vs. Oblique Pen {video!}

Straight vs. Oblique Pen {video!}

If you are just starting out in the world of calligraphy, it can be overwhelming to find the right pen holder that will work best for you. Often, people will naturally gravitate towards the straight pen holder because it resembles a classic writing pen, while the...

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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are in full swing here at Laura Hooper Calligraphy! Calligraphy starter kits and supplies are shipping out daily, so be sure to get your orders in by December 17th to ensure that they make it under your tree by Christmas. This is such a fun time of year...

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Small Business Saturday Pop Up Shop

Small Business Saturday Pop Up Shop

Save the date to get a jump start on your shopping for holiday, calligraphy and all occasion gifts, candles, entertaining supplies and more. Please help up spread the word and share with friends, we can’t wait to see you in Old Town! xo Laura

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How to Hold Your Calligraphy Pen {video!}

One of the questions we hear a lot from beginners learning calligraphy is how to hold your pen correctly. The way that you hold your pen will make a big difference in both how your calligraphy looks, as well as how your hand feels doing it. Check out this video to see...

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How to Teach your Wedding Clients to Format their Lists

How to Teach your Wedding Clients to Format their Lists

As a wedding calligrapher, it can be a real time saver to be sure your clients are formatting their mailing address lists in a way that you are best able to use it while you’re working on their order. It also helps your clients, too, because it’s possible that they...

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