copperplate calligraphy

Traditional Quaker Wedding Certificate

By | 2017-06-21T00:06:30+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Joe and Carol wrote me an email that led to a new calligraphic adventure: "I’m getting married at the end of September and I’d like to see if you can write a marriage certificate similar to one written for my great, great, grand parents in 1841. It was written on parchment about 24 inches wide and [...]

Ocean Watercolor on Wedding Certificate

By | 2017-07-01T07:52:24+00:00 September 1st, 2013|Categories: Paintings, Uncategorized, Wedding Certificates|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kate and Bret love the outdoors, and wanted one of their favorite places painted on their wedding certificate. Congratulations, to two inspiring, lovely people! See more Quaker Wedding Certificates

Quaker Wedding Certificate for Jaci and Ben

By | 2017-07-01T07:52:25+00:00 August 18th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized, Wedding Certificates|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Jaci and Ben wanted an elegant, yet simple wedding certificate for their guests to sign in support of their marriage.  They chose Copperplate calligraphy and light floral flourishes around their names. Congratulations, Jaci and Ben!

Teal and Silver Place Cards

By | 2013-05-15T12:44:02+00:00 May 15th, 2013|Categories: Reception Pieces, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

These little cards were designed on Wedding Paper Divas.  The paper was excellent to write on.  After trying several silver inks, I decided on Winsor & Newton Silver Designer Gouache.  I thinned it a bit and added a little teal coloring to darken it.  The writing is copperplate done with a Zebra G nib.