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I'm looking for a calligrapher for a quaker-style wedding
certificate. The ceremony is in May so someone who can do magic,
Michele Papineau in Montclair did our wedding invitations about 9
years ago. She was great to work with, very fast (we had a tight
turn-around too), and does beautiful lettering. Her website is
The beginning of the this year I looked high and low for a
calligraher to address wedding announcement envelopes. Mostly
there were very expensive local calligraphers, affordable but
computer generated services, more reasonably priced but out of
state calligraphers.....but then I found Margaret Davis
Calligraphy & Design. 569-0437. margaret[at]flowingglass.com.
www.flowingglass.com. She does the ART of calligraphy, yet
does not charge luxury store front prices. She was
professional, organized, timely (actually delivered earlier
than contracted), pleasant, locally based, and did a beautiful
job. I should add that I am generally hard to please, but I
would definitly ask for her services again if I needed a
calligraphy job done.
I would like to recommend Tracy Joe Calligraphy. Tracy is
wonderful, and works with you to find exactly the style of
calligraphy you have in mind. I was very pleased with the
quality of her work, the speed at which it was completed, and
her pricing. To see her samples, learn more about her, and
contact her by email go to www.tracyjoe.com. Her telephone is
510-339-8838. If you have any further questions, please feel
free to email me.
I have a short poem I would like to have hand-printed, i.e.
calligraphy, on good paper to be framed for someone as a
gift. Any recommendations for someone who could do the
Check out Jane Brenner. She lives in Santa Rosa but spends time
frequently in Berkeley. You can see some of her work on her website-
She spent lots of time with me when I was interviewing people for a
design project I had several months ago. In the end, her artistic style
didn't match mine but she was a pleasure to talk with and her stuff is
Try Chris Lauer for all of your calligraphy needs. She's very artistic and a great
I would like to have our wedding vows calligraphied with an
artful border and mounted. I am thinking of something in the Art
& Crafts or Art Nouveau styles. So I need someone who is both a
calligrapher and an artist. Any recommendations?
What a wonderful way to honor your commitment! My friend Lee
Gorton is a calligrapher/artist and created our wedding
invitaions/save the date magnets, etc. Her number is 234-
2065. Although she is knoweledgeable in the art styles you
want, I suggest bringing examples of things you like from these
I'm a BPN member who's also a calligrapher/artist. Your project
sounds like a nice diversion from addressing hundreds of
envelopes for weddings! Please email me if you might be
interested in discussing your project, and I also have a website
with samples which I can direct you to. Thanks!
I use Stacey Design for an annual calligraphy project that I do at work and she is
great to work with. Her home studio is off highway 13. Stacey Design , 3266
Robinson Dr. , Oakland, CA 94602, 482-4470.
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