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Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Feb 16th 2023

These amazing pens from Zig feature a bristle tip that mimics traditional brushes, allowing users to combine the ease of a brush marker with the artistic possibilities of an actual brush. Clean Color Real Brush markers are perfect for lettering, illustrating, sketching, blending, designing and cartooning. These pens make it easy to create both narrow and wide lines, color gradation effects, and washes, and mimic the style of traditional wate… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Jan 31st 2023

Marilyn Reaves is an educator, artist, and calligrapher of many talents. She has taught classes on lettering and design, drawing, watercolor, and more throughout the United States and Canada. Reaves received an MFA in Visual Design from the University of Oregon, where she teaches classes and works amongst rare books and manuscripts in the university library's Special Collections. Eliza Schulte Holliday is a free-lance calligrapher and letterist w… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Jan 26th 2023

Anne Robin is a professional calligrapher and stationer who specializes in a wide variety of services, including invitation suite design and production, envelope addressing, day-of wedding design, tattoos, logos, and more.. In addition to running her calligraphy + design studio in Los Angeles, Anne teaches in-person and online calligraphy workshops. Anne's work has been featured in numerous publications, including InStyle Magazine, Martha Stewart… Read more

Posted by Sarah @ PIA on Jan 26th 2023

Hey, guys! Nina Tran (@anintran) from Los Angeles, CA here. The first thing I want to share: Speedball lettering nibs! Have you seen some of these before? Randy Hasson blew my mind at the 70th IAMPETH @iampethofficial conference this year at his lecture on the history of Speedball and in his "Writing with a Bent Nib" class.The supply list alone for Randy's class was intriguing enough to get me to sign up! I just had to know what a "bent n… Read more