Links

Organizations

Escribiente Facebook Page

LIBROS Facebook Page

LIBROS New Mexico Book Arts Group [website]

IAMPETH: The International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting.

Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society (CLAS), UK.

Society for Calligraphy, Southern California.

 

Supplies

John Neal Bookseller: calligraphy and bookbinding supplies, books, paper

Paper & Ink Arts: calligraphy supplies, paper

Pen & Pad in Albuquerque (see box to the right).

 

Artisan Crafted Penholders

Etsy.com/RodgersPenBox

Escribiente member Rodger Mayeda crafts beautiful penholders and sells them through his Etsy store. If you’d like to order, order on the first of each month, as Rodger closes his store as soon as he has enough work for each month!

Read about their construction here and here.

 

Resources

International Calligraphy Conference (held annually in the USA, location varies). The 2017 conference will be held in Utah:

Paper & Ink Arts Blog: interviews with expert calligraphers and customers, and more

Cheerio Calligraphy Retreats, North Carolina, USA

Cynscribe Calligraphy Directory: Resource with a wide range of links of interest to calligraphers. Cynscribe also includes suppliers, conferences, exhibitions & events, galleries, guilds, libraries, museums, and schools.

Letter Arts Review – magazine published by John Neal Bookseller. See also Bound & Lettered.

CLAS: Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society (UK)

Uppercase Magazine – publishes books and magazines for the creative and curious

International Exhibition of Calligraphy - don't miss the Gallery

Resources page from the Triangle Calligraphy Guild, North Carolina

Resources page from from the Friends of Calligraphy, San Francisco

Learning Calligraphy

Calligraphy for Beginners – by Joyce Teta, of Cheerio fame.

The Flourish Forum – a community for calligraphers of every skill level and every style to learn and share. The Forum is where it all happens, but also check out the Blog.

Escribiente member Trish Meyer wrote an Introduction to Calligraphy Pens for absolute beginners for lynda.com's article center (September 2015). It includes two videos (using the broad-edge pen and pointed pen) and a Resources page for buying the materials mentioned.

A comparison of various calligraphy inks by A. Lucas.

Calligraphers

Pinterest – Search results for Calligraphy

Escribiente Members – see our Gallery page

Yukimi Annand, USA

Denis Brown, QuillSkill, Ireland; produces calligraphy tutorials online at calligraphy.tv

Julien Chazal Calligraphie Picasa album

David Chang, USA

Monica Dengo, Italy-USA

Jane Dill –  USA & Mexico

Stéphanie Devaux Textus Blog (french)

Laurie Doctor, USA

Reggie Ezell YouTube Channel, USA

Randy Hassan, USA

Maya Huber, Germany

Carrie Imai, USA

Thomas Ingmire, USA

Yves Leterme, Belgium

Zega Loredana, Slovenia

Brody Neuenschwander, Belgium

Graham McArthur - see Paintings category for calligraphic work; Australia

José Parlá, USA

Massimo Polello, Italy - see also video reel and Wunderkammer video

Kitty Sabatier, France

John Stevens, USA

Sophie Verbeek, France

Yuko Wada, Japan

Dave Wood, Australia

Alice Young: Notes: A Calligraphic Journal: calligraphy blog by Alice Young, Canada