Desert Vista Grad Becoming Successful Calligraphy Artist

In Blog, Community News on November 11, 2016 by Community Expert Team
Desert Vista Grad Becoming Successful Calligraphy Artist

While the art of cursive handwriting may seem like a lost art form, for 2007 Desert Vista High School graduate Erica Tighe is using it to propel her career and business.

According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Tighe started Be a Heart Design in Los Angeles two years ago and he’s gaining national attention for her calligraphy skills.

“A lot of people are feeling the loss of handwriting,” the 28 year old told the newspaper. “As we get more into keyboards and screens, we’re losing our handwriting ability. People are hiring me to teach cursive to their children. I think that is how my career has gotten so successful because a lot of people want hand-written invitations or things like that, and it’s hard finding someone who can do it.”

Tighe’s big break came when she was hired to make some invitations to an event that caught the eye of actresses Halle Berry and Courtney Cox, the article said.

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