Learning Calligraphy

Currently I am spending a bit of time in this online course that I purchased through Ivy Newport some time ago.  I'm hoping to learn Calligraphy so that I can label my botanical illustration with a more appropriate style of writing... I think it would be so much better to work really hard on a piece of art and then sign it as elegantly as I can :)

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Constance Reeder
How I Illustrated A Lumpy Pumpkin in Graphite

Have you ever tried re-creating a Lumpy Pumpkin in graphite? Let me tell you, it's a lot of work! It's tempting to just give up with all those lumps and bumps!  And such is life sometimes - But the practice of perseverance is a good thing. We never know when we might find ourselves under trial for much more serious things, and it would be good to know how to endure to the very end.

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Constance Reeder