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Patricia Lovett

  • Calligrapher
  • Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • Master Artisan
Patricia Lovett Calligrapher
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A modern scribe

  • • Patricia co-founded the Heritage Crafts Association
  • • She has written and designed several books
  • • She was awarded an MBE in 2013

Patricia Lovett specialises in calligraphy, illumination and design. In 2013, Patricia was awarded the title of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to calligraphy and the protection of heritage crafts in the United Kingdom. Patricia takes the traditional craft skills of manuscript book production and produces modern artworks, which render letters and words beautiful. After gaining a BSc in Geography and pursuing a career as a teacher at a large London comprehensive secondary school, Patricia was inspired by calligraphy and illumination when studying manuscripts in the British Library. She then studied for a Higher Diploma in Art and Design at Surrey University and so began a journey to become a professional scribe and illuminator. Today, Patricia is a Honoured Fellow of the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She has written and designed a number of books, sharing her passion for the historical art.

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Works

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Philippians 4:8

Calligraphy and illumination of the verse Philippians 4:8 from the King James Bible.

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Chuang Tzu interpretation

Beautifully calligraphed and illustrated quote from Chuang Tzu.

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In Pursuit of Spring by Edward Thomas

Through calligraphy and illustration, Patricia made an elegant interpretation of a quote from the book In Pursuit of Spring by Edward Thomas.

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Biblical illustration

This biblical illustration was created by Patricia Lovett using illumination and calligraphy techniques.

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