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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!

As we come to the end of this year, I find myself taking a pause to reflect, not on what might have been, but on what has brought me endless joy, challenge, grace and peace. I hope as this year comes to a close you are also able to breathe, put your feet and take […]

2023 Reflection

The A, B, C of Copperplate Capitals

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.

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 […]

How To Make Your Nibs Last Longer

Yes, lefties can write calligraphy too!

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.

We are coming to the end of another year, and what a year it has been. There has been so much change for us both personally and in the business this year, so I thought it would be fitting to share a little recap.

2022 Reflection