• CJCS Video: Making Guide Sheets with Inkscape

    Calligraphy

    CJCS Video: Making Guide Sheets with Inkscape

    One of the requests people make after watching one of my handwriting videos is for guide sheets so they can practice. Since everyone has their own person preferences on this, not to mention wanting to try different styles of writing with require differing metrics, I’ve opted for the “teach a man to fish” option. Here… Read more »

  • First-time Quill Experience

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    I had never used a quill pen. Despite having dabbled and practiced with calligraphy since I was a teen some mumblemumble years ago, my experience was pretty much limited to dip pens with metal nibs and calligraphy fountain pens. I figured the time had come to correct that incomplete education. Quill were the primary writing instrument,… Read more »

  • CJCS Video: CJ Roundhand Writing Demo

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    After I posted a popular video on how to Improve Your Cursive Handwriting, I got a number of comments asking for a sample page of my everyday writing script, so I created a video for what I call CJ Roundhand. Well, it seems that folks actually wanted to see me write with it. And so,… Read more »

  • CJCS Video: CJ Roundhand

    Calligraphy

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    After I posted a popular video on how to Improve Your Cursive Handwriting, I got a number of comments asking for a sample page of my everyday writing script. Because of other projects, it took a while; but with those finished, I finally got a chance to put a video and sample sheet together. And… Read more »

  • Android Me On Sale

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    “The time has come,” our CJ said, “To talk of publishment: Of tales, and sales, and tech travails, Of books, both e- and print…” It’s time, folks. Android Me is now officially available for sale. For now, the book is available only at Amazon (in the US and other countries) in both print and Kindle editions (click… Read more »