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Offline Erica McPhee

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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #15 on: January 02, 2015, 04:49:34 PM »
Excellent point Jean! And to be sure you are allowing enough white space around the design once it is matted and/or framed.
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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2015, 04:24:31 AM »
Thank you Erica for the tutorial! And thank you Jean for the tips about framing, I am learning so much here!  :)

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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2015, 03:17:18 PM »
You're just the best lovely Erica!  :D
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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2015, 11:23:33 PM »
You're just the best lovely Erica!  :D

Aww... I'm going to sleep with a smile on my face.  :)
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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2015, 09:39:14 AM »
Thank you so much Erica for the Tutorial!

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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #20 on: January 16, 2015, 12:45:44 AM »
Super appreciate this pdf, Erica! Thank you. Learning the correct letterforms is a fun challenge and I really like it. But the ambiguity of "design" scares me. If all I ever wrote was letters on lined paper or addresses on envelopes I would be set ;). Ha ha. This is the year to learn more about proper design elements. Thank you for starting the year off properly for me!
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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #21 on: January 16, 2015, 04:48:22 AM »
Hello Flourish Friends! We have a new board! In celebration, I created this mini-tutorial (PDF attached for download below) to help explain design principles and how they apply to creating a calligraphy piece. Enjoy and as always, let me know if you have any questions.


I just received THE NON DESIGNERS DESIGN BOOK - can't wait to read and practice!
Thanks for the tip
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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #22 on: January 26, 2015, 06:54:32 AM »
Thank you Erica!!

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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #23 on: October 22, 2015, 02:16:25 AM »
Thank you for this concise tutorial, Erica!

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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2016, 09:28:55 AM »
Thanks for sharing this Erica!

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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #25 on: March 30, 2016, 12:18:24 PM »
Thank you Erica--learning how to put everything together is so important, and this information will be so helpful.

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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #26 on: March 31, 2016, 12:03:46 PM »
I have just put your three recommended books on my Amazon wish list!

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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #27 on: April 04, 2016, 03:19:53 AM »
Oh wow! Thanks so much for this, Erica!!!  :-*
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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #28 on: January 19, 2017, 01:34:30 AM »
Hello @Erica McPhee

Thanks for the resources.

Regards
Aman

Hello Flourish Friends! We have a new board! In celebration, I created this mini-tutorial (PDF attached for download below) to help explain design principles and how they apply to creating a calligraphy piece. Enjoy and as always, let me know if you have any questions.

« Last Edit: January 19, 2017, 09:41:21 AM by Erica McPhee »
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Re: Design Tips for Calligraphers
« Reply #29 on: April 27, 2017, 12:03:13 AM »
Really , it is very helpful hints  .....Thanks
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