Mockup for an invitation to a very chic Parisian wedding 💍  (à Studio French Blue )

Mockup for an invitation to a very chic Parisian wedding 💍 (à Studio French Blue )

Regram from Fête in France. Lovely wedding in Provence last weekend. Calligraphy by yours truly. ☺️

Regram from Fête in France. Lovely wedding in Provence last weekend. Calligraphy by yours truly. ☺️

I’m missing Instagram!  Busy with wedding work but I want to be back here now and then, to share and to see what beautiful stuff you’re all up to. Hope your springs are turning into lovely summers!  xo (à Studio French Blue )

I’m missing Instagram! Busy with wedding work but I want to be back here now and then, to share and to see what beautiful stuff you’re all up to. Hope your springs are turning into lovely summers! xo (à Studio French Blue )

Client just sent me the title page I made for her father’s memory book. Love the little photo she chose! (à Studio French Blue )

Client just sent me the title page I made for her father’s memory book. Love the little photo she chose! (à Studio French Blue )

COCKTAIL DRESS YOGA.  Just because. Between teaching yoga and doing calligraphy all day long, my day-to-day wardrobe gets a little more casual/comfy than I would like. Soon it will be summer here, and it’ll be all dresses, all the time. ☀️ And cocktail evenings, en terrace. ⭐️ (à Studio French Blue )

COCKTAIL DRESS YOGA. Just because. Between teaching yoga and doing calligraphy all day long, my day-to-day wardrobe gets a little more casual/comfy than I would like. Soon it will be summer here, and it’ll be all dresses, all the time. ☀️ And cocktail evenings, en terrace. ⭐️ (à Studio French Blue )

One of my students, a former dancer with the National Ballet of Amsterdam, amazing practice. She’ll be 60 this year!  She’s one of my heroes. 💓

One of my students, a former dancer with the National Ballet of Amsterdam, amazing practice. She’ll be 60 this year! She’s one of my heroes. 💓

Happy Spring Equinox, darlings! (My other job, when not drawing pretty letters!  Ashtanga yoga classes in Cévennes, France). ☀️

Happy Spring Equinox, darlings! (My other job, when not drawing pretty letters! Ashtanga yoga classes in Cévennes, France). ☀️

Love this combo of McCaffery’s ivory on Clairefontaine Pearl Grey.  (à Studio French Blue )

Love this combo of McCaffery’s ivory on Clairefontaine Pearl Grey. (à Studio French Blue )

openinkstand : 

  
  An ornamental handwriting is a nuisance! What with flourishes and extraneous appendages, the reader is continually distracted from the text to the characters, and generally ends by wishing the writer had used better taste in his chirography.   A master who teaches anything but making neat, plain handwriting, is not fit for a teacher.  
 
  By Richard A Wells “  Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society 1891”   

 Love this !!!

openinkstand:

An ornamental handwriting is a nuisance! What with flourishes and extraneous appendages, the reader is continually distracted from the text to the characters, and generally ends by wishing the writer had used better taste in his chirography. A master who teaches anything but making neat, plain handwriting, is not fit for a teacher.

By Richard A Wells “Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society 1891”

Love this !!!

No I don’t speak Dutch!  Title page for a 90th birthday photo album and memory book. Silver and gold on black. Wait until dry to erase layout lines!  Oof! (à Studio French Blue )

No I don’t speak Dutch! Title page for a 90th birthday photo album and memory book. Silver and gold on black. Wait until dry to erase layout lines! Oof! (à Studio French Blue )

Cute little vintage postal scale picked up last week at the Marché aux puces, Sommières. Works perfectly!  #mail #calligraphy  (à Studio French Blue )

Cute little vintage postal scale picked up last week at the Marché aux puces, Sommières. Works perfectly! #mail #calligraphy (à Studio French Blue )