Thank you Flower Bar Houston for the lovely floral arrangements and space to hold our calligraphy workshop! We had 13 students who spent the evening working diligently on their pointed pen calligraphy! One young middle-schooler, Emma, caught on to the pointed pen right away and produced some amazing letters! By the end of class eveyone…

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Thank you Flower Bar Houston for the lovely floral arrangements and space to hold our calligraphy workshop! And thanks to all the students who spent their Sunday afternoon with me learning how to improve the legibility and attractiveness of their handwriting! If you are interested in being notified of future classes, please visit our Classes…

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Help My Handwriting! Workshop – July 23, 2017 Do you wish you had attractive cursive or printed handwriting for: writing thank you notes journaling addressing holiday cards taking notes at work or in class? helping your child with penmanship practice Join Maureen Vickery, a professional calligrapher and hand lettering artist, as she teaches you the…

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Need an idea for a fabulous personalized gift? How about beautiful hand engraving on wine and liquor bottles! Wine and liquor are always appreciated as gifts, and they look amazing when engraved! The recipient may even ask you to share the bottle with them! PenDance offers engraving on wine and liquor bottles for customers who…

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PenDance requires that address lists and guest lists in be provided to us in spreadsheet format. We’ll merge the spreadsheet into our templates for either hand calligraphy or computer printing, then send back your list in label format so that you can review it for errors before we start addressing. You can sign up on…

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Please don’t be intimidated by the thought of writing thank you notes! If you have time to plan beforehand, you can make life easier on yourself when it comes time to expressing your appreciation to all your guests for their gifts and attendance. When to Send Your Thank You Notes For bridal showers and other…

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To personalize your reception and convey a particular theme for your guests’ enjoyment, you might consider using table names at your reception, rather than “Table 1”, “Table 2”, etc.. Below are some ideas! Artists Botticelli, Bouguereau, Cassatt, Cezanne, David, da Vinci, Degas, Delaroche, Gerome, Holbein, Michelangelo, Raphael, Rembrandt, Renoir, Rossetti, Sargent, Seurat, Titian, Velasquez, Waterhouse Birds Blue Jay,…

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How to work with a calligrapher - PenDance

If you have never worked with a calligrapher before, you may have a lot of questions about what they can do, how they work and what to expect when you hire one. Characteristics of (most) professional calligraphers include: They work out of home studios, which generally contain voluminous amounts of books, magazines, and newsletters related…

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  We are frequently asked, “What the difference is between hand calligraphy and computer calligraphy?” To be accurate, “computer calligraphy” is a misnomer in that calligraphy actually means “hand-rendered” and printing by computer is not hand-rendered. But since this term has become a popular way for brides to describe printed addresses, we’ll use the same…

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Hand calligraphy can add an expressive, personal touch to your wedding. Don’t be intimidated by the thought of hiring and working with a calligrapher! However, it will take a little planning on your wedding calendar to ensure everything is ordered on schedule. PenDance’s goal is to provide you with professional, personalized, stress-free service that adds…

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