Want to try your hand at calligraphy? Here’s how to get started…

https://i0.wp.com/media1.giphy.com/media/3og0ITQEoOUFUi5JcI/giphy.gif?resize=267%2C263&ssl=1Social distancing and self isolation have left many of us looking for ways to occupy our time and lift our spirits. Calligraphy has been ‘having a moment’ for several years now, but with the current lockdown situation, it’s more appealing than ever.

“Mindful calligraphy, modern calligraphy, calligraphy therapy – these are all trends that speak of our desire to get off the crazy hamster wheel lifestyle and to give a personal touch to everyday items,” said CLAS Chair, Michela Antonello.

So, at a time when we all need a little zen— and when a beautiful hand written card or picture could bring so much joy to a loved one we can’t be with — calligraphy could be a great way to while away the hours.

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