80 Calligraphers and Hand Lettering Artists to Follow on Instagram

One thing that I’ve discovered since starting to get more active on Instagram last month is that there is an endless supply of visual inspiration, particularly when it comes to hand lettering. You know I love that.

In celebration of hand lettering week here on Paper Crave, I’ve put together a list of 80 awesome calligraphers and hand lettering artists to follow. This list is by no means exhaustive, but if you follow these uber talented peeps, oodles of gorgeous hand lettering, illustration, and other pretty things will greet you each time that you pop on to Instagram. And who doesn’t want that?!

Alán GuzmánAlán Guzmán
Alexandra SnowdonAlexandra Snowdon
Alissa MazzengaAlissa Mazzenga
Andreas M HansenAndreas M Hansen
Andy LethbridgeAndy Lethbridge
Annica LydenbergAnnica Lydenberg
Anthony HosAnthony Hos
Ashley Buzzy McHughAshley Buzzy McHugh
Bob EwingBob Ewing
Bryan Patrick ToddBryan Patrick Todd
Caitlin BristowCaitlin Bristow
Charmaine Al-MulaifiCharmaine Al-Mulaifi
Chelsea PetajaChelsea Petaja
Chris PiascikChris Piascik
Cymone WilderCymone Wilder
Dan CassaroDan Cassaro
Dana TanamachiDana Tanamachi
David SandenDavid Sanden
Drew MeltonDrew Melton
Eliza CerdeirosEliza Cerdeiros
Emily Poe-CrawfordEmily Poe-Crawford
Emily VanHoffEmily VanHoff
Erik MarinovichErik Marinovich
Eva BlackEva Black
Frances MacLeodFrances MacLeod
Ged PalmerGed Palmer
Ian BarnardIan Barnard
Jamal M AzizJamal M Aziz
Jason VandenbergJason Vandenberg
Jay RoederJay Roeder
Jennet LiawJennet Liaw
Jill De HaanJill De Haan
Jill HowarthJill Howarth
João Neves João Neves
Joseph AlessioJoseph Alessio
Joy KelleyJoy Kelley
Julie SongJulie Song
Kal BarteskiKal Barteski
Ken BarberKen Barber
Laura Hooper-LeaderLaura Hooper-Leader
Lauren HomLauren Hom
Lauren SaylorLauren Saylor
Lindsay SherbondyLindsay Sherbondy
Luke ChoiceLuke Choice
Maia ThenMaia Then
Mary Kate McDevittMary Kate McDevitt
Mateusz WitczakMateusz Witczak
Matt VergotisMatt Vergotis
Matthew Taylor WilsonMatthew Taylor Wilson
Max PirskyMax Pirsky
Maybelle ImasaMaybelle Imasa
Melissa EsplinMelissa Esplin
Minna SoMinna So
Molly JacquesMolly Jacques
Molly Suber ThorpeMolly Suber Thorpe
Nathan YoderNathan Yoder
Neil SecretarioNeil Secretario
Nicolas FredricksonNicolas Fredrickson
Nicole HanceNicole Hance
Olga VasikOlga Vasik
Paul von ExcitePaul von Excite
Raul AlejandroRaul Alejandro
Reiko HirataReiko Hirata
Ricardo GonzalezRicardo Gonzalez
Rob ClarkeRob Clarke
Rob DraperRob Draper
Ryan HamrickRyan Hamrick
Sabine PickSabine Pick
Scott BiersackScott Biersack
Sean McCabeSean McCabe
Sean TulgetskeSean Tulgetske
Sergey ShapiroSergey Shapiro
Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn Shauna Lynn Panczyszyn
Stephanie FishwickStephanie Fishwick
Thiago BellottiThiago Bellotti
Tim BontanTim Bontan
Winston ScullyWinston Scully
Zachary SmithZachary Smith

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5 Must See Shops for Hand Lettered Paper Goods

There are so many wonderful, hand lettered paper goods on the market right now, and these five shops are an absolute must see if you’re in search of super cool, hand lettered stationery, art prints, and other paper goodies. Be sure to check ’em out!

I’ll be sharing more of my hand lettered favorites over on Instagram this week, so be sure to hop over there and have a gander at even more hand lettered awesomeness.

Must See Shops for Hand Lettered Paper Goods

1. Moglea blends lovely hand lettering with bold, abstract backgrounds and dip dyed elements for a look that’s so chic and modern.

2. Ladyfingers Letterpress combines hella humorous sentiments with wonderful hand lettering and illustration to create greeting cards that will be the delight of anyone with a sweet and silly side.

3. Wit & Whistle specializes in creating fun, illustrated designs with a touch of whimsy, a witty edge and, of course, gobs of great lettering.

4. One Canoe Two mixes painterly illustrations and hand drawn silhouettes with fantastic lettering to make greeting cards, calendars, and art prints that are inventive and clever.

5. Emily McDowell tells it like it is with a line of paper goods that range from sweet to snarky to laugh out loud hilarious.

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Hand Lettered Letterpress Collateral from Draw & Explore

Draw & Explore Hand Lettered Letterpress Business Cards

I love it when gorgeous, hand lettered paper goodies pop up in my inbox, and these wonderful collateral pieces from draw & explore made my heart skip a beat.

What began as a way for designer and owner Lyn Tran to record her hand lettering journey as she traveled the globe in search of inspiration has, over the past three years, transformed into the Melbourne, Australia-based design studio, draw & explore, which specializes in creating gorgeous and unique hand lettering for weddings, special events, and custom projects.

Draw & Explore Hand Lettered Letterpress Business Cards

This awesome, letterpress printed collateral for draw & explore’s virtual launch party, printed on scrumptious 100% Cotton Savoy cardstock and letterpress printed by Darling Press, showcases Lyn’s incredible hand lettering abilities. I am loving the mix of different lettering styles, and these business cards and invitations – the color, the lettering – so beautiful!

Head over to draw & explore to find out more about what services they offer and to see more of their totally craveable, hand lettered projects.

Hand Lettered Paper Party Letterpress Invitations | Draw & Explore (printing by Darling Press)

Hand Lettered Invitations | Draw & Explore

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