Circular Calligraphy Border – Corner Detail – Part 2

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In part 2 of the video tutorial, learn about inking the work, and about the templates that you can download from this post, and how they work with the paper and drafting board you use.

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Circular Calligraphy Border Preview – Part 1

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The Project: 

 

For me this was a medium sized calligraphy and graphic arts  project.  I walk you through the making of the entire project in this 5 part video tutorial series. 

  
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The Amber Trailer

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I am proud to say that this amazing artwork was done by my sister, Chris Davis of Burlington, Ontario, Canada. I have been following her artwork over the years, but when I saw this piece (a charcoal sketch) I was absolutely blown away. I think her artwork is incredible. I asked her if she would be willing to do a collaboration with my calligraphy and here is a preview of the works. I will blog about these three pieces in great detail over the next few weeks, but for now check out the Amber Trailer on YouTube:

 

 

This video is available in HD 720p quality. Cheers Steve!

Rik Emmett

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According to Wikipedia, Richard Gordon (Rik) Emmett (born July 10, 1953 in Toronto, Ontario) is a vocalist, guitarist, and founding member of the Canadian rock band Triumph. Emmett left Triumph in 1988 to pursue a solo career. His first solo album, Absolutely, was released in 1990 and became a moderate hit across North America thanks to the hits “When a Heart Breaks” and “Saved by Love”. He is also a writer for Guitar Player magazine and teaches song writing and music business at Humber College in Toronto. This is a tribute to his music.
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Calligraphy Basic Tool Kit

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Basic Tool Kit for all members to bring to each Guild meeting inlcude:

• Sketchbook
• Note paper, pencil and eraser
• Nib(s), nib holder and ink or broad edge calligraphy marker
• A fine point marker
• Ruler, bone folder
• Scissors, cutting mat and knife
• Glue stick
• Tools or supplies you may find useful depending on the meeting topic and Guild information

 

image from: sxc.hu/photo/130096