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Self Love
Self Love
In today’s ever-evolving, highly demanding, and stressful world, to keep our sanity in place we should look for solutions within ourselves and not rely on the outer world. Solutions may range from journaling to gratitude practice to workouts to meditation to following routine (skincare, healthy eating habits…and many more) to learning and growing. All these solutions are nothing but self-love: spending quality time with oneself to nourish and flourish ourselves. In today’s blog, we discuss what is self-love and why it is important, three easy tips to start practicing self-love and how it can open the floodgates for our growth. We also have a small surprise for all of you at the end of this blog, do check it out!
How to use a Calligraphy Ruler
How to use a Calligraphy Ruler
Calligraphy rulers also known as Spencerian or Engrossers Ruler are very handy tools to draw guidelines. It is a time-saving and simple way of drawing guidelines for Copperplate, Engrosser and Engraver fonts or Spencerian script. They are suitable for daily practice or lining on small cards, envelopes and name-tags. They are used to draw x-heights and slant lines quickly
How to maintain work-life balance
How to maintain work-life balance
Work-life balance is often considered as a trade-off between time spent at work and time spent on other, non-work activities. In a realistic world, it is not about splitting your time 50/50, it is about feeling fulfilled and content in both areas. Work-life balance is about doing things that nourish us as people. In this blog, we suggest three quick and easy-to-apply techniques to achieve a balance and lead a fulfilling life.
Tools we use to run and manage our E-commerce site Part II
Tools we use to run and manage our E-commerce site Part II
Building upon the first part of the blog, this blog mentions tools that can be used by business owners after setting up the website. These tools will help businesses deliver a high-quality website to their target audience to generate GST-ready invoices for Shopify orders to build trust, and confidence amongst customers to create content (pictures and videos) for your brand. These features will help you scale up your business easily and efficiently while you can focus your efforts towards achieving business goals.
Tools used to start an E-Commerce Business
Tools used to start an E-Commerce Business
Every artist/creative dreams of having their own business showcasing and selling their artwork, prints or products curated using their art. Starting an online business can look like a mammoth task in the beginning when you do not know from where to start and how. With this blog, we intend to help the artists solve this mammoth task of starting their dream business. This blog discusses the essential tools required to start an online e-commerce platform. Applications and tools for four major pillars in modern-day online business are mentioned in the blog. All the four tools are tried and tested by us, therefore recommending it.
Creative Block
Creative Block

Creative Block and Creative Thinking are analogous terms, in this blog we are discussing creative block in depth after discussing creative thinking in our last edition. We have listed down a few rituals and exercises which will help to overcome creative blocks. Including these exercises in daily routine and making them an essential part will help an individual in their journey to creatively solve problems and overcome hurdles. The rewards for all types of success hinges on finding ways to do things better, thus we should actively work on eliminating creative blocks.

Creative Thinking - What and Why
Creative Thinking - What and Why
This blog discusses creative thinking in the modern day and the use of this soft skill in different scenarios. Creative thinking is considered specially reserved for artists and creatives, this blog attempts at breaking those conventional notions. Many different aspects of creative thinking are discussed in this blog and creates emphasis on the fact that creative thinking is for the common man and has to be applied in our daily affairs. The blog ends with how to cultivate creative thinking.
Basic Supplies – Copperplate Calligraphy
Basic Supplies – Copperplate Calligraphy
In this blog, we are touching the basics of the history of Copperplate Calligraphy. This blog also talks about the interpretation of Copperplate Calligraphy in the present day and how it is perceived in the modern world. The blog discusses the basic tools required by a beginner or an intermediate calligrapher to start their calligraphy journey. There are links to Indian stores and Amazon to buy basic supplies and to start creating magic. Lastly, the blog also shares some links to literature of calligraphy.
Different types of Calligraphy
Different types of Calligraphy
As a beginner in calligraphy and lettering, it would be overwhelming to process different terms and information available on the internet. Calligraphy is a wide umbrella term that contains many different styles of writing. In this article, we are touching the tip of the iceberg and decoding the basics of calligraphy, types of calligraphy, scripts involved and the tools used.
Guide to Valentine’s Day Gifting Options in India
Guide to Valentine’s Day Gifting Options in India
Paints Passion is a fine art and calligraphy supplies online store based out of Mumbai. We intend to bring value to artists and calligraphers via our products and services so that the artists can focus on doing what they are best at. We have curated a guide to personalized and customized Valentine’s Day Gifting options presented by our Indian Calligraphy Community. You can gift these to your special ones or even to yourself as a reminder to love yourself first🥰❤