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Beginner's Guide to Wax Seals: How To Use A Wax Seal Stamp

Beginner's Guide to Wax Seals: How To Use A Wax Seal Stamp

   
We're loving the revival of Wax Seal Stamps so we have put together a few tips on how to use them!
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Studio // Our Favourite Calligraphy Materials

Studio // Our Favourite Calligraphy Materials

We are very lucky to have collected an array of nibs, brushes, pens etc over the years.  Below are a few of our favourite materials you would find in constant use in our calligraphy studio

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3: Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy: How to use the Finetec palette

3: Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy: How to use the Finetec palette

If you have already started learning Modern Calligraphy then you may have spotted the Finetec metallic inks, which are a cluster of beautiful metallic colours neatly packaged within their own palette. 

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2: Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy: How to hold the oblique penholder

2: Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy: How to hold the oblique penholder

If you've already started your modern calligraphy journey, then you may have come across a penholder that has a funny-looking attachment on the side of it, otherwise known as the oblique penholder. 

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1: Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy: How to prepare your nibs

1: Beginner's Guide to Modern Calligraphy: How to prepare your nibs

When beginning to practice modern calligraphy, you will find there is a plethora of pointed nibs that you can experiment with (the name is minutely etched into the nib's shank, so look closely!). At Quill, we love the Nikko G nib as it is sturdy, flexible and reliable.

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