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.
Writing styles include: Copperplate, Contemporary Pointed Pen, Brush, Italic, Uncial etc. Weddings including envelopes, special, handmade books, custom commissions, certificates, book/bible inscriptions, some watercolor illustration, 23K gold Illumination, instruction (upon availability). Multiple styles and matching font styles. Over 30 years experience.
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.
Wedding and special events, awards and certificates with custom hand-painted borders and illumination, special commissions of poetry, song lyrics, etc.
Specializing in wedding calligraphy. Formal Copperplate script as well as contemporary variations of pointed pen lettering for invitations, addressing envelopes, place cards, escort cards, etc.
Liz Hamel is a passionate lettering artist, wedding calligrapher and commercial typographer. She also designs and creates personalized photo albums, leather hand-bound journals, portfolios and guest books. She loves to handcraft all of her projects, paying focused attention to detail. Her infectious energy, enthusiasm, unique creative style and dedication are evident in her art, and she finds the greatest sense of gratification in crafting a perfect medium for her clients’ cherished narratives.
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.
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.
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.
Gabi specializes in pointed pen calligraphy. Her work includes wedding invitations, envelopes, place cards, signage, seating charts, birth announcements, nursery décor, mirror and edible calligraphy. She also designs and prints letterpress stationery. She enjoys working with clients to create the perfect one-of-a-kind gift.