Qualities of Paper

  Almost all our calligraphy is done on paper, so it’s a material we really care about. This article offers advice, but in the end it’s down to you because even the “best” papers don’t suit everyone. The best tip is to be observant and critical, and take notes.       Qualities of paper…

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Getting to Know Paper

  It’s likely that as a calligrapher you have an interest in (or even an obsession about!) paper. In the article of the qualities of paper it was suggested that you should be observant and critical, and learn which papers work well for you. This is time well spent, because your lettering will FEEL better…

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Conqueror Paper

  We use to stock Character paper, which was perfect for Copperplate and Spencerian.  However, the paper mill that produced this paper is no longer around. We have now replaced the Character paper with Conqueror High White Wove Paper.  This is a luxurious, superior quality 100gsm paper with a discrete watermark. The smooth surface of…

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