Calligraphy 411: The Cost of Not Being a Professional

Calligraphists are getting paid a lot more than other professionals.According to an annual report published by the Professional Institute of the Arts, the median pay for a professional calligraphy artist is $1,800 per year, compared to $1.25 per hour for a “typical” artist.The pay is based on an artist’s hourly rate of $2.20 per hour, […]

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How to make a great calligraphy book

The best arabica calligraphies you can buy in the UK are called “dresden”.That’s because dresdens are produced by the same people who produce the best Arabic calligraphry.The book is also called dresens by the publishers, which means it’s a great choice for beginners.It’s available in two main flavours – calligraphical and calligraphistic.Calligraphical dresdern: This is […]

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