This week has seen me answering calligraphy questions from all sorts of places.
Very excited to be one of a little team of Experts for Scribblers website - it's a free service for calligraphers - you ask the question via the website here.
So far the questions I've received have been really excellent - it's a great pleasure answering them because I end up having to try things out to make sure my answer is sound. Spent a happy hour experimenting with writing on leaves for a lady who is tasked with creating gold lettering on an aspidistra for Chelsea flower show!
(The best solution I found was actually a metallic Sharpie - not sure how the plant will feel about this....)
There's also my first blog post for Scribblers here.
I've also had some questions coming in via Twitter (OakleafCallig) and Facebook (OakleafCallig) from people starting out in calligraphy. Some become online learners on one of my courses, others just need a handy hint or two and they're on their way.
Most popular question - which are good books to learn from? Of course it's a personal thing, but here's some of my faves:
I'm Janet Smith, a calligrapher who loves to experiment with lettering and calligraphy.