15 Feb

Summer is coming…at Dasherie Magazine!

I promise all my northern friends who are getting piled up with snow… this too shall pass! It’s been a very relaxing winter at the Dasherie studio. I’ve been enjoying working on my Spencerian script and learning all kinds of new calligraphy and lettering techniques.

But summer is right around the corner and I have already begun working on the next issue of Dasherie. This issue is themed the “watercolor & pastel” issue and will feature watercolor and pastel colored calligraphy and lettering. I CANNOT WAIT! I have a huge thing for pastel colored art work and if it’s soft, muted, or beiged letters – I dig it!

Please note, work does not have to be done solely using watercolors or pastels. It can include colored pencils, light colored inks – any medium as long as the end result fits the theme.

So don’t delay – submit your work now! The deadline for submission is March 15, 2015.

Dasherie call for submissions!

31 May

Dashing Artists and Gorgeous Calligraphy!

Coming Soon Dasherie Magazine Summer 2014

I can’t tell you how much I am enjoying the creative process in putting together our first issue of Dasherie. Learning new things and brushing up on old skills is refreshing and exciting.

I’ve been meeting with our new printer and finalizing subscription details so stay tuned for more information on how to purchase the first issue.

The design process is now well underway and the premiere issue of Dasherie will feature over 25 lettering artists from near and far! Each issue will feature an in-depth interview with one or two professional calligraphers/lettering artists. One of our first Dashing Artists, Joy Fairclough of Studio French Blue, spoke to me from the 300 year old french silk factory she is renovating for her new calligraphy atelier. Joy shares the beautiful and elegant work she is doing from southern France, tells us how she became a calligrapher, and details the wedding calligraphy market in Europe.

Gorgeous doesn’t begin to describe the amazing wedding collaboration shot in Paris featuring Joy’s work. You will see all the lovely details in the first issue.

The Summer 2014 issue  includes not one, but two amazing artists. So stay tuned to learn more about the second artist!

See the gorgeous calligraphy of  Joy Fairclough of Studio French Blue in Dasherie Magazine Summer 2015

 

 

16 Apr

Call for Business Cards and Wedding Calligraphy!

Dasherie Magazine Call for business cards

Things are really starting to take shape here at Dasherie! We have two fabulous lettering artists (to be announced at a future date) lined up for our first issue. You will not want to miss these featured artists – learn what inspires them and how they became successful in the lettering & design world.

I can’t wait to share all the fabulous calligraphy in our summer issue! The May 1st deadline is quickly approaching but there is still time to submit your work. We are looking for business and/or social calling cards featuring calligraphy and hand lettering, wedding calligraphy, and calligraphy products for this and future issues. All featured work will include the details of the project, and will list the artist, client, and printers name.

Our theme for the summer issue is “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” So if you have a calligraphy project you are proud of and want to be considered for publication, please see our submission page. Have an idea for a collaboration you want to discuss? Pop me a message via the contact page.

Please help Dasherie be the best it can be by spreading the word to all calligraphers and lettering artists!

Dasherie is a magazine to inspire, motivate, and connect. Just can’t wait to see all the beautiful calligraphy and lettering in print! If you love letters like I do, you will love Dasherie! 🙂

Dasherie Magazine Call for Business Cards