Do you love calligraphy but aren’t sure where to begin? Or perhaps you just hate your handwriting and need some tips on how to improve your delicate hand? Either way, we’ve got you covered.

Last week at our monthly Creative Workshop for the design team, the subject was calligraphy ‚Äď with me as the host! I don’t claim to be an expert, but I sure do love writing and I am always looking for ways to improve. Below you’ll find the basis of the workshop with step-by-step instructions on how to get started.

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Still a little nervous? This video is a great to watch if you need some inspiration:

After the Lemonheads went through the slides above together and watched the video with awe, we took 40 minutes to warm up and try some calligraphy. Here is a sampling of what we came up with. It was a challenge for most, since we’re not quite used to sitting down and writing much anymore. ūüėČ

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