6 Tips for Perfect Posture {video!}

6 Tips for Perfect Posture {video!}

A lot of people ask how I am able to sit and write for long periods of time and while I am very used to it after 15+ years, the answer is that I always try to maintain good posture while I am working. There are many basic tips I have learned over the years that will...

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Introducing Spencerian for Beginners

Introducing Spencerian for Beginners

**UPDATE: Enrollment for the course is currently closed - please join our email list to be notified when we open enrollment again** Five years ago I was feeling “stuck” with my work. We had started teaching beginner workshops in modern pointed-pen, and I saw the joy...

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Most Frequently Requested Supply Recommendations

Most Frequently Requested Supply Recommendations

We are frequently asked about what tools I {Laura} am using, so we compiled this list of the most commonly requested supplies! We'll continue to add here as you guys inquire. Desktop Accessories: Phantom Liner Gold Rulers Grey Desk Pad  Pink Desk Pad Light Pad Laptop...

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New Arrivals in the LHC Shop!

New Arrivals in the LHC Shop!

If you haven't checked out the shop recently, you may not know that we have some fun, new arrivals to add to your calligraphy supplies! So what all is new?! There are 6 new ink colors to brighten up these remaining weeks of winter & lead us right into spring! You...

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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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