What is Calligraphy?
Calligraphy can be described as a decorative form of handwriting that uses a broad-edge pen or pointed pen.
Although choosing a printed font will make it easier to print your invitations and other printed materials quickly, you should consider adding hand calligraphy to any place that is possible for your special day. Calligraphy is timeless art that adds an artistic touch to your wedding.
What is Calligraphy and How can it be used for weddings?
Envelope addressing is a common place to use calligraphy for cute wedding invitations. However, there are many other options. Calligraphy can be used to personalize any element of your wedding. Calligraphy can be used on non-traditional surfaces such as bottles, tiles, stones, shells and shells. Sachs says that calligraphy wedding invite adds a personal touch and elegance to your event. Sachs also suggests other “high touch” items that guests can interact with. Place cards, programs and personalized menus are all options.
What is the cost of calligraphy?
Calligraphic art is usually priced per unit. Envelopes, for example, are priced per envelope. Sachs explains that prices can vary widely depending on calligraphers’ experience and local markets. For envelope addressing, most calligraphers fall within the $3.50-$5.50 per piece range. Although there are many that charge much less, you will get what you pay for.
How do you find a calligrapher?
“To find a professional calligrapher, contact your local guild of calligraphers. There is a calligraphy group or association in almost every state. She says that many of these groups have a list of calligraphers or can connect you with them. “For instance, I am based in Detroit, and the Michigan Association of Calligraphers has more than 125 members, both professionals and hobbyists. Visitors will find our page on ‘calligraphers available for hire’ quite useful.
What are the Best Reasons to Hire a Calligrapher
When you book your invitations or offers Sachs, make sure to book your calligrapher. Although the process is quick (allow for two weeks production time), it can fill up quickly. Remember that calligraphy work is a physically demanding job so there are limits to how much work calligraphers may take on. When you have decided on a calligrapher to work with, make sure you get on their production schedule as soon as possible.