Calligraphy by Stefanie Weigele

Work in progress with some more illustrative flourishing … with a Rose nib and a UniqueObliques penholder.

Work in progress with some more illustrative flourishing … with a Rose nib and a UniqueObliques penholder.

Flourishing practice in pencil … very good to get in the flow!

Flourishing practice in pencil … very good to get in the flow!

Testing Dr. Martin’s Bleedproof White on New Ecology Woodstock – it works always, doesn’t it?!

Testing Dr. Martin’s Bleedproof White on New Ecology Woodstock – it works always, doesn’t it?!

Latergram of a letter to one of my greatest calligraphy heros …

Latergram of a letter to one of my greatest calligraphy heros …

These warm-ups are inspired by the fantastic Zaner drills John @lightlysaltednibs posted recently … obviously I didn’t try for perfect forms, but wanted to get in the flow with these pressure-and-release strokes. Very meditative!

These warm-ups are inspired by the fantastic Zaner drills John @lightlysaltednibs posted recently … obviously I didn’t try for perfect forms, but wanted to get in the flow with these pressure-and-release strokes. Very meditative!

I’m working on a design for a rather traditional wedding vow – here’s a sneak preview.

I’m working on a design for a rather traditional wedding vow – here’s a sneak preview.

… and outgoing snailmail!

… and outgoing snailmail!

Some outgoing mail to a dear friend …

Some outgoing mail to a dear friend …

I did it! It was surprisingly fast and easy. It’s a bit ‘oily’, and lighter than the one I bought, but absolutely usable. Thanks, @tintenfuchs Natascha for reminding me of this!!

I did it! It was surprisingly fast and easy. It’s a bit ‘oily’, and lighter than the one I bought, but absolutely usable. Thanks, @tintenfuchs Natascha for reminding me of this!!

Hmm. That’s what happens when I start learning broad pen – I try to construct cadels! It’s actually quite meditative.

Hmm. That’s what happens when I start learning broad pen – I try to construct cadels! It’s actually quite meditative.