Calligraphy No. 03

Hello kittens! I’m back today with another calligraphy post. Check out my other post on my supplies here, then come on back to get the full resources list on this post (and a free Calligraphy 101 PDF at the end).

When beginning my journey into calligraphy over a year ago it was more difficult to find resources online, but with calligraphy becoming more and more popular, it is easier to find blog posts with tips + tricks, resource links, etc. And today, I am sharing my own list with you! Be warned: It’s a doosey of a list!


NIBS: Nikko G // Brause EF 66

PEN HOLDERS: Paper Ink Arts Straight Pen // Paper Ink Arts Oblique Pen // Post about Oblique Pens // Handmade Calligraphy Pens by Rodger’s Pen Box // Post about Rodger’s Pens

INK: Paper Ink Arts: Higgins // Paper Ink Arts: Sumi // John Neal Bookseller

GOUACHE: Dick Blick

WATERCOLOR: Michaels Craft Store: beginner set

FINETEC: Paper Ink Arts

ASSORTED PAPER: Vellum // John Neal Bookseller // Rhodia on Amazon


STORAGE: Paper Ink Arts: Dinky Dips

TINS: Specialty Bottle // Paper Ink Arts

GLASS VIALS: Specialty Bottle: vials to hold nibs

GLASS BOTTLES: Specialty Bottle: bottles for ink


B CARDS: Paper Source


IAMPETH lessons

The Curious Calligrapher: Resources

Antiquaria Vintage: Getting Started, Supplies // Resources // Letters a-z lowercase // uppercase letters: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

The Postman’s Knock: Calligraphy Posts

Mellisa Esplin: The Ultimate Calligraphy Gift Guide

Stephanie Fishwick: Beginner Calligrpahy Supplies

Julia Blanner: How to’s

How to write calligraphy

I Still Love Calligraphy: Online Class

Jake Weidman: Tools of the Trade

Lovely to meet you: Supplies

Jaclyn’s Pinterest Board


Molly Suber Thorpe’s Modern Calligraphy book

Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy

Mastering Calligraphy Complete Guide

Issue of Uppercase


Antiquaria Vintage: Thougts on Jake Weidman’s Why we should write video

Jake Weidman: Why we should write video

Skillshare: Intro to the Art of Modern Calligraphy


Oh So Beautiful Paper: Calligraphy Gift Tags

The Postman’s Knock: Drawing on black paper // Envelope Art // more envelope art


Antiquaria Vintange

The Postman’s Knock

The Curious Calligrapher


Ink Scribbler

Molly Jacques


Jake Weidmann

Moria Ink

The Left Handed Calligrapher


Laura Hooper Calligraphy

The Lettered Bride

Antiquaria Shop

The Hive Studio

Alice Gabb

My FREE PDF booklet that I made! It started as a Christmas gift and turned into a full on booklet I created in InDesign. Once I was done with it I thought I would share it with you all for freeeeee!

calligraphy booklet

This PDF booklet includes: Welcome page, Table of Contents, Beginners Supply List (pictured below), How To’s, Words to practice, Resources and more! It’s like a condensed version of the long list in this post. :)

calligraphy booklet

If you would like to download it, I have 3 different ways:

  1. Easiest for phones because it’s single pages: CLICK HERE
  2. Double pages: CLICK HERE
  3. If you want to make a booklet, just print front and back (and go into layout settings and select short-edge binding, that way it will make sure everything is right side up on both sides): CLICK HERE

Also, here is my rewards link to Paper Ink Arts if you want to help a girl out. ;)

Whew, you make it thru all the way? Find anything helpful? I sure hope so! Now I am off to work on my calligraphy skills so that I can show you what you can make with all your new knowledge.

Peace + love, Jaclyn