Austin Freelance Calligraphers

The guild members listed below offer calligraphy and other art services on an individual basis. Services include but are not limited to special projects, logo design, addressing wedding or other special event invitations, making books, or filling in certificates, etc.


When searching for a calligrapher, there are many factors to consider. Capital City Scribes recommends you contact several calligraphers, ask for samples of each calligraphers work as skill level varies from artist to artist, and ask for a cost estimate from each calligrapher. After selecting a calligrapher be clear on items such as price, pickup/delivery dates, charges for minimum quantities, set-up fees, and materials needed for your specific project.


Good luck with your calligraphy project! All calligraphers listed on this page are independent business owners and Capital City Scribes takes no responsibility for any business dealings or contracts between the calligraphers and their clients.

         3 J Designs, Calligraphy by Jennifer Smiley



         Invitations, envelope addressing, save the date, rehearsal dinner,                             escort/place cards, and signage.  Variety of hand-lettering styles or

         custom lettering to compliment your unique invitation.  Certificate work,

         special book fill in, and one-of-a-kind commissions.

Sandy Odom


512-914-6383 - Cell


Wedding Suites, envelopes, menus, place cards, escort cards/envelopes, certificates, resolutions (with gold and illumination). Traditional and modern copperplate, blackletter/gothic, and Italic.  Over 35 years of experience.

Haley Ping

Johnson City, TX



Located in the Texas Hill Country. Specializing in birth recognitions, poems, certificates, awards, citations, resolutions, illuminated letters, watercolor and sumi illustrations, 23K gilding, and other custom projects including artist books and working on animal vellum.

Elena Knapp



Wedding and special events, awards and certificates with custom hand-painted borders and illumination, special commissions of poetry, song lyrics, etc.

Holly Zeiner



Calligraphy and lettering styles for all occasions! Creating one of a kind pieces for your event including wedding calligraphy, invitation design, envelopes, diplomas, certificate fill-ins, name tags, book inscriptions, lettering on picture mats or frames, menus, sign painting, and more. On site services available for your function. Writing on unique surfaces is one of Holly's specialties. Graphic design services include logo design, newsletters, websites, etc. 

Martha Cole Calligraphy



Martha Cole’s calligraphy and lettering has delighted clients for 20+

years on everything from envelopes, place cards, stationery, signage

and more.While trained in traditional calligraphy styles such as

Copperplate, Italic and Uncial, Martha also loves lettering in a

contemporary script that has a more unique, whimsical look. She always

enjoys working with brides on wedding calligraphy, and also loves the

challenge of non-traditional writing surfaces, such as lettering on

wood or leather (using a heat tool), chalkboard art, writing on

fabric, etc. Martha also teaches calligraphy lessons for beginners,

both one-on-one and in small groups.