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”,...

How To Add Flourishes To Fonts

How to add flourishes to fonts: Adding flourishes to fonts is a creative way to decorate your text. I show you different methods to do it depending on your experience with flourishes and software. Before we look at the practical solutions, I would like to mention the...

Flourishes and Vectors

Flourishes and Vectors: Visualise your flourishes with Vectors Flourishes and vectors are not naturally related, because beautiful curves is an analog work. Vectors are digital handles in software. Bringing these two elements together, can be a powerful connection....

Fascination for flourishes

Fascination for flourishes: What makes flourishes so charming? Looking backwards i kind of understand why I have a fascination for flourishes. When I was growing up, I collected stickers, coins from different countries, logos on any surface or pins and badges. I was...

Learn How To Flourish

Learn how to flourish: Flourishes in calligraphy involve mastering the art of graceful and decorative curves, possibly paired with letters. It can feel overwhelming to learn how to flourish, especially when you are just starting out. From my experience, I can tell you...