Brush Calligraphy

Good day! (Or night, since it’s 11.50 p.m for me heh)

My Church’s youth group has a program called Interest Group(IG) and I’m part of the Design & Publicity IG 🙂 In yesterdays meeting, the founder of JM Creations came to teach us the basics of brush calligraphy. What a privilege!

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Although I had a rough idea of the foundations of brush calligraphy (like the whole thin upstroke, thick downstroke rule), it was still fun doing it all together as a group. Also, I’ve never actually been to a calligraphy class so that was nice! We also got to take home a brush pen freebie heh – who wouldn’t like a nice brush pen freebie? :3

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We got to do some painting on both hard press & cold press painting paper too 🙂 I never knew such paper existed up till then!

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Anyway, for anyone out there attempting brush calligraphy, I thought this slanted grid below might help you out 🙂 It may help you get used to the whole 45 degrees way of holding the pen.

Calligraphy Grid

> Download my Calligraphy Grid Here! <

That’s all for today! Thanks for reading 🙂

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Fullness of life

A friend sent this verse to me yesterday and it just reminded me once again of how fulfilled life is when I “seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness”. 

Seeking first the kingdom of God and His righteousness as in – prioritizing the things of God over the things of man. Seeking first the kingdom of God and His righteousness as in – not placing the things of this world higher than they ought to be; not holding on to them so tightly as though they will last.

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With placing God and His will as utmost priority comes a change in us towards things – such as the way we choose to speak, the use of our finances, our time management, the weight of our decisions… basically our whole outlook in life. Everything starts to revolve around the one truth we know – the one truth we want the world to know: The Gospel. And when all of that happens, worry goes! (as Matthew 6 addresses) because our mind no longer focuses on the here and now, but on eternity. And as we get our priorities right, God provides for us His children.

This is a reminder for me – as I reflect back, it’s seems that when I’ve got that order right: kingdom of God > this world , that’s when I find that life is most meaningful and when I find the most fulfillment and true satisfaction in Christ.

I would like to encourage my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, whichever point you may be in life, to keep running this race holding on to this promise – that as you fix your eyes on Jesus and let Him be the center, “all these things shall be added unto you” – because our God is faithful and He never fails.

 

 

For your enjoyment 🙂 :

The beautiful flowers are from the amazing www.angiemakes.com 

The amazing font is the “Watermelon Script” from www.dafont.com