Features Overview

Many thanks to each one of you for coming out and spending a few hours making letters with me!

To continue your study of calligraphic monograms, please enjoy the list of resources below.
As always, if you have any questions or would like additional information (including ongoing study)
please don't hesitate to reach out to me at hello@scarletdaycalligraphy.com



  • Borden & Riley #37 Boris Marker Layout paper
  • Canson Pro Layout Marker paper
  • Staples Bright White Laser paper
  • Strathmore 300/500 Series bristol board
  • Rhodia pads
  • Leuchtturm notebooks

Pencils and Pens

  • Palomino Blackwing Pearl pencils
  • Alvin Draft-Matic mechanical pencil (.3mm preferred)
  • Alvin Pro-Matic lead holder
  • Sakura Pigma Micron pens
  • Sakura Gelly Roll pens
  • Tombow MONO pens
  • Kuretake Letterpen COCOIRO (body and pen sold separately)


Other fun stuff (analog and digital)

  • Staedtler Mars plastic erasers
  • Midori brass ruler
  • "Encyclopedia of Monograms" by Leonard G. Lee
  • "Monograms and Alphabetic Devices" edited by Hayward and Blanche Cirker
  • "Scripts" by Steven Heller and Louise Fili
  • Skillshare class "Lettering for Designers: One Drop Cap Letterform at a Time" by Jessica Hische
  • My Monogram board on Pinterest