Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls is an artist, calligrapher and designer originally from Hawaii, currently living in the San Francisco Bay Area and is available for work worldwide. She finds beauty in imperfection and draws her inspiration from 19th century Botanical engravings, alphabet specimens and hand painted signs.
She is best known for her distinct calligraphy style that can be found in numerous magazines including Sunset, Victoria, Better Homes and Gardens, Brides, and on the cover of Martha Stewart Weddings. Blogs that have featured her work include Besotted, Brooklyn Bride, Design Sponge, Oh Happy Day, Snippet & Ink, Sunday Suppers and Style Me Pretty. She has created work for many festive occasions including celebrity weddings and has designed an exclusive line of Letterpress wedding invitations for Bella Figura.
Maybelle has developed a modern calligraphy course titled Calligraphy in the 21st Century that is booked months in advance and taught at Makeshift Society in San Francisco. This year she will be offering her workshops in the following cities: New York City, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Sydney, Australia.
Photos: Elizabeth Messina