New 2015 Sharing & Caring Exchanges Announced!

As the year draws to a close, I am relishing in all the new friends made, new knowledge gained, and pure joy Flourish forum members have spread throughout the globe. It's been equally as fun preparing for the new year ahead. I've updated the homepage with some new...

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Fantastic Year at Flourish!

Hi Flourish Friends! It's hard to believe Flourish is now one year old! And what an amazing year it has been. We now have over 2,600 members and are growing daily. Our members are amazing. I am continually impressed with the gracious way in which everyone shares and...

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UPPERCASE Magazine #23 – “The Calligraphy Issue”

This is one of those "pinch me" moments. I am a HUGE fan of UPPERCASE Magazine which is published, edited, and designed by Janine Vangool. Janine is seriously a creative genius. Issue after issue is so incredibly inspiring and so full of creative content. It is really...

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2,000 members and growing!

Hello Flourishing Friends! It's been a bit since I've posted. We were busy moving our home and my studio the past couple of weeks. It took over a week to get internet and I still don't have a phone line for some strange reason. But we are making do. My studio is yet...

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Dasherie Magazine now available for preorder!

Hello My Flourish Friends, We now have almost 1,500 members in our calligraphy community! Flourish is a wonderful place to talk about calligraphy and get support from calligraphy friends. Those friendships are reaching far beyond calligraphy to become what I am sure...

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How far we’ve come!

Now that the video tutorials for pointed pen have wound down, I have been concentrating on bringing Dasherie Magazine to the calligraphy community. The first issue is overflowing with gorgeous calligraphy. If you love letters, this is a can't miss issue. I will be...

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Practicing with Precision

Hello Flourishing Friends! For those of you interested in modern calligraphy, if you've been following along with our copperplate tutorials, you now have a general background with which to branch out into your own style. I hope this tutorial series has helped you...

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Final Copperplate Capitals Tutorial is done!

I can't believe it but I have finally finished Capitals Q through Z. If you knew what I had to go through to finish this! First, my firewire cord stopped working. So I ordered a new one. Then that one wouldn't work, then I tried uninstalling movie maker, then switched...

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How to Find the Tutorials!

Happy Spring! A few members have expressed difficulty with finding the tutorials in the forum. The Pointed Pen Nirvana board is only visible if you are registered with the forum and logged in. Once logged in, it is super easy to find and I promise, once you get the...

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