The Oval Form

The oval form: The oval form holds a significant role in the art of flourishes. It’s a fundamental shape that provides a basis for many elegant and dynamic flourishes and also for many letters. Before we dive into a list of several reasons, why ovals have this...

The Art Of Flourishes

The Art of Flourishes + Tutorial: Beautiful Flourishes enhance the elegance and style of your writing, whether it’s a letter, word, quote, or longer text. Similarly adding flourishes can give an extra touch of flair and transform your writing into a work of art....

The Flourish Cloud Technique

The Flourish Cloud: When I first started writing, I was amazed at the beauty that could be achieved with flourishes, especially those that looked like a cloud of flourishes. Paul Antonio, the great teacher of calligraphy, calls them “Compound Ellipses”,...