6 Reasons You Should Learn Calligraphy Today

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With the pressures of modern life, more and more people are turning to creative outlets in order to have some time to themselves. Calligraphy is a beautiful method to producing art that will be appreciated by anyone with whom you show. Apart from the reason of calligraphy looking beautiful, here are our top six reasons… Read more »

A History of Invisible Ink

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Invisible ink can be split into two categories, organic and synthetic. As children, we’ve all made invisible ink from various organic substances, including lemon juice, vinegar and milk, developing them with the use of heat or ultraviolet light. Synthetic invisible inks contain chemical that require a specific ‘reagent’ in order to develop, such as another… Read more »

7 Things to Remember When Designing a T-Shirt

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The concept of designing your own t-shirt is pretty awesome, whether you’re an illustrator, designer, or just want something unique to wear at a party. The process can be a bit daunting, however, so to help you design your own t-shirt, we have 10 simple tips for designing your own t-shirts easier.

4 Ways to Achieve Classic Web Typography

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Typography may seem to be a secondary website design consideration however it is one that shouldn’t be neglected. Typography can have a significant impact on any website. Why? If your customers can’t read what is written, they won’t be able to understand your message. For this reason the font chosen by website designers is paramount…. Read more »

How to Prepare Artwork for T-Shirt Printing

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Graphic prints for T-shirts can make quite the impression. Today fashion designers the world over are consistently evolving in terms of a sense of style. This is evident season after season when the latest designs are showcased from leading fashion designers. From bespoke designs to reproduction prints for a wealth of consumers to enjoy, t-shirt… Read more »

The Top Four Benefits of Screen Printing

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Simply put, screen printing is the process whereby printing is passed through a fabric or webbed surface to add imagery and / or text to material. Employing the use of a stencil and a squeegee it becomes possible to transfer colours onto stencil portions of the material, creating a design that’s hard to match. Used… Read more »

The Five Ancient Styles of Calligraphy

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An ancient elegant writing style, calligraphy is revered for its artistic prowess. The harmonic and aesthetic formation of Arabic characters, created with a pen or brush ink are today highly sought-after as decoration for a wealth of environments. The genius of calligraphy is in the endless creativity and versatility. Arabic calligraphy was born in the… Read more »

Six ways to re-use old t-shirts

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If you like to experiment with t-shirt printing and design, then you no doubt have tonnes of old t-shirts cluttering your cupboards and home. But before you go ahead and throw them out, why not think about these six ways you can reuse your old tees.

How to Master the Art of Calligraphy

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Calligraphy is one of the longest and most recognised forms of artistic expression. Various forms of the art have been dated as far back as before the 1st Century AD. Our ancestors scrawled designs on parchment, creative lettering in the form of lines, curves and strokes were achieved with practice. Today, these documents are revered… Read more »