My love of Calligraphy


Calligraphy is like the practice of medicine, it takes years of  instruction and practice. To continue my education, I have participated in many classes with Internationally acclaimed Calligraphers. My most memorable and favorite classes have always involved Copperplate style calligraphy which is written with Pointed Pen.  Whenever I have the opportunity, I will go to great lengths/or distances to study with Pat Blair (head Calligrapher for the White House), Mike Kecseg or Michael Sull...all tops in their field!  

As a child, I was surrounded by the arts, from sculpting to classical piano. Having tried my "hand" in these, my true love for calligraphy emerged.  Creating elegant hand lettered Invitations, Envelopes, Place Cards, Escort Cards, Menus, Wedding Vows, Nametags and Certificate fill-ins, etc. has become my passion.  Each job allows me to create something original and unique.  Working with many clients has been enriching and more important, fun.  I always honor given deadlines and due to the many delivery services available, am able to work with clients nationwide. I truly LOVE what I do.

I am a member of Friends of Calligraphy in San Francisco, CA; Society of Scribes in New York, NY and Society for Calligraphy in Los Angeles, CA.


Planning the layout before the Lettering begins

                  Adrienne D. Keats Calligraphy   415.956.5006