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Citations, resolutions, certificates of recognition, mission statements, etc., guaranteed to make the recipient feel very special and reflect your organization's good taste. Here's a testimonial from the marketing director of a large Raleigh-based law firm:

Dear Don,

I wanted you to know that I've had several of the attorneys comment over the past few years that their families talk about the beautiful manuscript you created, and how it has become an "instant heirloom." One attorney has designated who is to receive it in his will, and another said it was one of the best gifts he had ever been given. I haven't heard a word about the clock, and will suggest that when we do this again in 2010, we just forget about the clocks altogether. The recognition certificate you created is by far more important, and everyone recognizes it as such. Thank you so much for creating these important works. I hope you'll do it for us again in 2010!

Best wishes,
Laura Hudson


Sampler of Hands Depending upon my current workload, I'll be happy to satisfy your traditional calligraphic needs, such as addressing envelopes, filling in pre-printed certificates, etc. Check out the Sampler of Hands for a quick idea of some of the styles available. Contact me to discuss the details.



I specialize in creating very memorable and unique calligraphic art using your words or text. I use only museum-quality materials and media in all my work, so your special piece will, given proper care, last for many generations. For more information on these One-of-a Kind works see The Gallery.


"The three pieces of artwork arrived safely last week... All three pieces are beautiful and even better than what our discussions had planned for. Your skills and efforts are very much appreciated... Thanks again for your artist's hand and eye. The pieces now occupy a place where the world can see and appreciate your skills."
Bob S.
Minot, ND

Another example of One-of-a-Kind works is Heraldry. For more information, see Heraldry.


A significant verse, your wedding vows, the words of your favorite song... Contact me to discuss how I can use your words along with illustration or other elements to create a special work of art that will be cherished by you and yours for generations to come. I have a large repertoire of hands, styles upon which I will draw to make your words come alive.

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