• My readers help with calligraphy

    1 month ago - By Art With a Needle

    Many times when I write about my frustrations with calligraphy , readers make suggestions. I've resolved to try out those suggestions before the year ends - and yes, I've pretty much decided to stick with calligraphy again next year, because I certainly haven't done all I can do with the task. Vancouver Barbara said "for a real thrill in randomness try very skinny pieces of cedar bark that have the ends smashed. The "pen" takes over and you get some incredibly beautiful marks." Not having any cedar bark at hand, I tried this with a strip of paper and decided it was a disaster.
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