Openinkstand Art & Calligraphy

Posts from the ‘Art and Illustration’ category


Never Give In

A client asked me to write out this beautiful speech by Winston Churchill as a gift. Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never–in…


Ars Poetica

A quick thing I threw together to try and illustrate Ken’s favorite poem. I thought it had strong imagery and so used colors to bring it…


A Pirate Map!

  A few months ago, a client asked me a fun request… he needed calligraphy for his kids’ party and wanted me to write instructions on…


Rose vows

  Some vows for a couple, they requested watercolored flowers. Done using sumi ink and gold ink, and the watercolor is an old set that I…


Quilla Janes

Last month I posted a quick giveaway on my Instagram page.. I offered to write one of my follower’s names and I got very many responses,…