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24. Calligraphy


  • Create a calligraphy journal, testing out some basic calligraphy using a calligraphy marker.
  • Read Modern Calligraphy: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started in Script Calligraphy by Molly Suber Thorpe.


  • Get comfortable with calligraphy holders, nibs, and ink by sending at least 3 handwritten letters to your loved ones.


  • Read Creative Lettering and Beyond by Gabri Joy Kirkendall and Laura Lavender.
  • Using a calligraphy holder, different-sized nibs, and ink create a piece of artwork with your favorite quote/saying/word. Be sure to include a variety of flourishes.

(The books required for this badge are available on loan from MaryJanesFarm; e-mail

April, 2024 Edition