Monthly Archives: September 2012

What’s New? These Writing Styles!

What’s New? These Writing Styles!

I’ve been creating & refining some new wedding invitation writing styles over the past few months.  I hope you like them!

Below is my “Finespun” writing style.  I use a very fine writing nib, hand-dipped in ink.  The lines are delicate and romantic.  Swoon.

F I N E S P U N

I’ve been doing lots of escort card & place card “tags” for clients.  Tags are apparently quite trendy!  I thought it would be cool to somehow combine a tag & an invitation envelope…..and I created this “All Aboard!” writing style:

ALL ABOARD!

I traced actual tags onto an envelope (a large tag for the guest’s address; a small tag for the return address).  I outlined everything in markers.  I drew the black “string” with a thick sharpie.  I drew a slight shadow beneath the tags for a realistic effect.

Below is my “Waverly” writing style, which blends traditional calligraphy and block script.  This style works best on large envelopes.  The gorgeous linen envelope depicted in the photograph is 5-1/2″ x 9″.

W A V E R L Y

Below are photos of my “Shoreline” writing style.  This style can be done on almost any size envelope.

S H O R E L I N E

 

S H O R E L I N E - 2

I typically only offer my traditional “Calligraphy” writing style in black ink.  However, I recently discovered some wonderful gold ink that works great!  See below….

GOLD CALLIGRAPHY

 

GOLD CALLIGRAPHY

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Hitch, my assistant, and I send our very best wishes!

THE CALLIGRAPHER'S ASSISTANT