It’s hard to know which paper is best for a scribal project especially when shopping online. While you can use any support you choose, cracking the paper code will help you find the best support for your calligraphy or SCA scroll. Here's what you should know.
Calligraphy Criteria -Novice While it’s not Thursday yet I thought you’d like to see a throwback of sorts from August of 1996. Years ago the Kingdom of Calontir had Arts and Sciences’s Criteria that were different than those we use today. The other day I was reorganizing some papers and my copies for both calligraphy and illumination resurfaced. I’d been […]
I’ve collected numerous calligraphy manuals over the years, searching for tips and tricks to improve my lettering. As an SCA scribe, my book criteria differ from calligraphy books for modern works. Here are my preferences. Traditional Calligraphy Guides The book should focus on the nib-lettering technique I want to learn. For most of us in the SCA that is lettering […]