There are many artists with excellent credentials, too numerous to mention here. These selected instructors have influenced my development:
New to Calligraphy?
Find resources on lettering basics
Favourite classic books that cover multiple styles:
- Foundations of Calligraphy by Sheila Waters, 2006 (now in its third printing)
Hardcover with concealed spiral binding, 126 pages, published by John Neal Bookseller.
- Written Letters: 33 Alphabets for Calligraphers by Jacqueline Svaren, 1985
Paperback perfect bound, 74 pages, published by Taplinger Publishing Company.
Check out DVDs and streaming videos:
- Calligraphy: a multi-part series with Reggie Ezell.
Available to order online
Take a class. Join a guild.
In addition to these guilds in southern Ontario, there are many throughout Canada and internationally. Do a Google search to find a guild near you.
Shop for supplies
My go-to list: