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Before you go any further... Hi, I'm Jenni Liandu! 
I am a professional calligrapher and artist, and my obsession is teaching others how to create beautiful calligraphy while finding rest and peace. I am excited to share some more with the world, I am glad you're here!

In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of calm can be a challenge. But there’s an ancient practice that can help, you’ve guessed it – calligraphy. With its slow rhythmic, strokes, calligraphy offers a therapeutic escape from everyday life. In this blog, Jenni writes about how calligraphy has helped her navigate her own journey with mental health.

Crafting Calm: Navigating mental health through calligraphy

Which calligraphy nib should I choose?

Calligraphy has stood the test of time and stands as a timeless art that captures the true beauty of creativity and tradition. At the heart of this craft lies the essential tool – the calligraphy nib.

Here at The Calligraphy Box, we specialize in teaching Copperplate. Why? You may ask. Not only is it incredibly beautiful to look at, but learning it provides a strong foundation for many other styles of calligraphy, both modern and traditional. It’s a captivating script that has been admired for centuries. Its graceful curves and delicate lines have the ability to evoke a sense of timeless sophistication and beauty. It’s more than just handwriting.

The A, B, C of Copperplate Capitals

How To Make Your Nibs Last Longer

Calligraphy is a beautiful and rewarding art form, but it can be frustrating when your nibs wear out too quickly. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to prolong the life of your nibs. Here are 8 top tips for making your nibs last longer: 1. Prep Your Nibs Before Writing Before you start […]

I’ve come across hundreds of lefties who think that writing calligraphy isn’t possible. It’s simply not true. Our very own Laura is a left-handed writer without any prior experience of calligraphy, so we have set her the task of giving it a try! Find out how she got on with The Calligraphy Box below.

Yes, lefties can write calligraphy too!

Five reasons to fall in love with calligraphy

Are you itching for something interesting to do but feel you’re just wasting away your evenings watching tv or scrolling through Instagram? I see you, and I get it. I’ve been there. But what if I told you that you could find a hobby that you will love, relaxes you and doesn’t break the bank?  Many people are awed by the truly beautiful art of calligraphy, but don’t realise its potential.