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  • Writing Numbers with a Broad-Edge Pen
    January 25, 2022

    Writing Numbers with a Broad-Edge Pen

    Numbers follow the characteristics of the main script. So, they should be sloped and based on an oval shape when written with Italics and round in shape and upright when written with Roman Capitals. Numbers can be either ranged or non-ranged. Ranged numbers...

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  • Example of brush lettering
    February 11, 2020

    Introduction to Brush Pen Lettering

    Introduction Nowadays, most calligraphy is produced using metal nibs.  Some steel nibs have a pointed tip, whilst others have a straight-edge shape. Both types of nibs can produce a thick line. Using a pointed nib, the artist applies pressure to...

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  • Learn Brush Pen Lettering
    February 10, 2020

    Learn Brush Pen Lettering

    With some practice, you can soon learn Brush Pen Lettering. As with many other calligraphy styles, letters are built up from combining a few basic brush strokes. Brush Strokes Master these five basic strokes and you’ll soon be writing with...

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  • Brush Pen Calligraphy Tutorial
    February 9, 2020

    Brush Pen Lettering Tutorials

    In previous Brush Pen Lettering posts, we explained how to write with a Brush Pen. By mastering the five basic brush strokes you are able to learn how to write with a Brush Pen much quicker.  To help you, Lindsey Bugbee from TPK kindly...

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  • The Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society (CLAS)
    September 21, 2019

    The Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society (CLAS)

    The Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society (CLAS) is one of the largest western lettering society in the world. It is based in the United Kingdom and has an extensive membership in Europe as well as many other countries. The Society...

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  • The Lettering Arts Trust
    September 6, 2018

    The Lettering Arts Trust

    Scribblers is committed to developing the traditional art of calligraphy.  So we are delighted, therefore, to support the Lettering Arts Trust, a charity dedicated to supporting the lettering arts, from calligraphy to letter carving. This year the Lettering Arts Trust...

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  • When your calligraphy goes wrong… Dealing with it
    June 19, 2018

    When things go wrong… Dealing with it

    There’s a whole article on reducing the chances of things going wrong, but sometimes with the best care we still find something has gone awry. When you notice something has gone wrong, often the best thing to do is go and...

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  • Planning for Calligraphy success - set up your workspace safely
    May 26, 2018

    Calligraphy Projects - Planning for Success

    Things going wrong – it happens. It’s part of developing our calligraphy. And it’s not the end of the world.   This article is going to look at ideas for reducing the chances of something going wrong. Of course it’s...

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  • Local Calligraphy Groups
    January 13, 2018

    Your Local Calligraphy Group Needs You!

    As a visitor to this page, we will assume that calligraphy is of interest to you. Maybe you’re just thinking about taking it up, or you’re a keep amateur, or perhaps it’s even part of your job. On the whole,...

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