Digital Arts + Design Master Class Course – Now Available

Digital Arts and Design Master Class DVD Cover

Do you want to improve your digital art designs?  As a designer you have a split second to attract someone to your product, as it is competing with so many others.  Or maybe this is for internal use such as business presentations? And you want people to buy into your ideas.  Or maybe you just really enjoy digital arts as hobby and want to make the best of that?  This course can help you with that and more! Continue reading

Notice – Website Change

This website has changed from “The Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto” to “Toronto Calligraphy” owned and operated by Steve Czajka. The goal of this website is to promote online calligraphy courses and digital arts learning to anyone around the world. I plan to offer

  • More online courses
  • FREE tips and tricks for calligraphers
  • A gallery of calligraphic works & my artistic process remarks (coming soon)
  • An annual calligraphy publication (magazine or hardcopy book) (coming soon)
  • Anyone to submit their works for posting on this website and inclusion into the publication (coming soon)
  • Designer Typefaces (coming soon)

If you are linking to this site, please update your links accordingly. You are welcome to unsubscribe at any time, but I would hope you would stay to enjoy future updates to some interesting calligraphy and digital arts projects. I have so much in store for this site.

This new website is NOT associated with the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto.


Personalized Greetings Cards

Custom Xmas Cards Fireplace Showcase CL
Learn how to create personalized greeting cards using GIMP, Inkscape and Scribus. This year I decided to change things up a bit and do some cards for my family, friends, co-workers and calligraphy guild members (card exchange). Continue reading

Book Cover Calligraphy Design

The Literary Connection Options v2

This shows some book cover design options for a recent project I completed.  My role was to come up with an attractive cover title, and recommend a font for secondary text and background textures.  I also included some placeholder graphics in option 6 for the publishing company.  Along with the options shown above, I provided the client a written description of each option (pros/cons), fonts, graphics, and background texture(s) specifications.  Once my client selected their desired option, they received the final files for high resolution production. Continue reading