Ruled Paper for Calligraphy with Pilot Parallel Pens

I’ve been learning some Gothic calligraphy on Udemy via Mary-Jane Roussel’s Simple Gothic Hand Calligraphy course. It’s a very good course with some ruled paper to help one practice. However, it was ruled paper for one pen nib size, with the spacing dependent on the nib size, whereas I had four nib sizes from the beautiful Pilot Parallel Pens I used to do my calligraphy (1.5 mm, 2.4 mm, 3.8mm, 6.0mm). As a result, I made my own and thought I’d shared these PDFs for anyone else who might be interested.

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One Line Art for Stitching Exercises, Tattoos, Cake Deco, Whatever

I recently received a few Kuratake brush pens and decided to try them out doing some line art. Instead of trying to replicate some that I don’t care for, or create some that I’m not good at right now, I compromised to turn some multi-stroke line art I saw into some one line art pieces. A few I just liked and replicated in my own freehand for my version.

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A Long Form Census Restoration Joke Meme?

Can someone create a meme about the restoration of the long form Census in Canada?

FYEAH!

The new Liberals government under Justin Trudeau just announced they will restore the mandatory long form Census as promised in their campaign, via Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains.

As an analyst, I know the value of this form and what Stephen Harper was trying to do in abolishing it, making sure nobody has any evidence to point to the impact of anything he did while Prime Minister. So today, in celebration of the restoration of the long form Census, I offer up this joke to make sure to send Stephen Harper one of these mandatory forms once I saw the fabulous photo on the CBC.  😉

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(not sure who to credit the photo as it was only an icon to the story I saw on Facebook)