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Laura Lavender

Laura Lavender Calligraphy & Illustration

Laura Lavender is a renowned calligrapher, bestselling author, illustrator, and Craftsy Instructor from Vancouver Island, Canada. Professionally trained and with a BA in fine Arts, Laura has worked as a calligraphy scribe, illustrator, and designer since 2008. In that time, She has designed for greeting card companies, big brands, lettered for book publishers and fashion designers.... and lots of interesting people having parties! She is the co-author of the best selling book "Creative Lettering & Beyond," published by Walter Foster.

She specializes in elegant calligraphy created with the pointed pen: traditional Copperplate and Spencerian, and a more loose & organic modern pointed pen style. She enjoys creating lovely block capital letters from the medieval, Victorian and art-nouveau era. Laura’s illustration style tends to be romantic and inspired by the golden age of illustration, a time in which elegant illustration flourished during the late Victorian period.

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