Monday, July 20, 2009

New byhand Newsletter!

In case you've missed it!

There is a new byhand Newsletter!

There is lots to look at in this edition featuring photos of artwork by the winners of the anniversary draws, a book review, swaps from the byhandartists and details of the new online class are announced here!
and more....!
Thank you so much to those who contributed to this newsletter!
I hope you enjoy the July 2009 byhand Newsletter

please note the Firefox browser has real problems displaying the Amazon links - both books shown are available on and - Internet Explorer and Safari show correctly.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Video Tutorial - Filling Your Nib

The newest installment! Hope it helps!

(if you're receiving this as an email update, please click on the title and you will be redirected to this blog where you can view the video)

Products used in this tutorial:

Mitchell Roundhand Nib

Nib holders

Higgins Eternal Ink

Rinky Dink

Shortie Pipettes

Gouache - Schmincke Calligraphy Ultramarine Deep Blue

Bristle Brush


Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday Canada! I'm thinking you're 142 years old if I did my calculations correctly... Hope I look as good at that age!

But aside from Canada's birthday, more important in our home, it's the birthday of one of our teenagers. Here is his card:

Outside: Sweet Sixteen
Inside: Or not