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        Weddings & Private Events

Live Illustration and/or Calligraphy at Weddings and Private Events is a unique and special service offered by Zerin in Missouri (travel fees may apply). 

Zerin offers a unique and interactive experience for your guests. She will take your guests' pictures/names and create a illustrative portrait for them to take home! These work great for small intimate weddings or rehearsal dinner, bachelorette parties etc.


For a larger gathering, you can have Zerin engrave or write your guests' names onto the favor you decide on.


Your guests will be able to watch Zerin create their personalized memento and take it home with them at the end of the event. No matter the theme and scale of the event, live calligraphy truly creates an unforgettable experience for your guests.

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Hourly Rate:

  • Live Portraits: Starting at $250 with a 3 hour/ $750 minimum

  • Calligraphy/engraving: Starting at $175 with a 3 hour/$525 minimum

Some live calligraphy ideas for weddings and private events:

  • Tumblers

  • Luggage Tags

  • Coasters

  • Candle

  • Bags/Totes

  • Jewelry

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Hand Engraving

Engraving entails permanently etching on the desired surface. Zerin uses a micro drill with a brushless motor to hand engrave on materials like glass, metal, acrylic or plastic. This allows her to create intricate designs on your favorite product whether it’s your luxury fragrance bottle or your everyday hydro flask! 

Without large and obtrusive machinery, Zerin allows you to offer delicate personalization with illustration during an event and/or at your store.


Calligraphy is a treasured art to capture the beauty of words. It can turn a simple paper into an heirloom piece. Zerin specializes in creating unique styles of calligraphy based on your needs. She is experienced in both traditional dip pen calligraphy as well as modern brush pen calligraphy.


With her versatile experience, she can address your wedding invites as well as make one of a kind gifts for your clients.


One of a kind illustrations that are fit for an heirloom piece for your family or really thoughtful client gift. Zerin can illustrate florals, venues/ buildings and much more. This can be a small detail on a product or a custom illustration piece. Some of the most popular illustration pieces that Zerin has done are house portraits, venue portraits and floral and botanical illustration of journals and glasses. The best part of it is that it can be done digitally, using pen on specific items or engraved on a surface. The versatility of this service is what makes is so much more unique.

Hot Foiling

Hot foiling is a beautiful way to customize a special keepsake. Zerin uses a special pyrography pen to create her designs on materials such as leather, fabric, and more - providing a more gender neutral option. The process of foiling is a great experience for any event, and the exciting reveal of the result is always a memorable moment for the recipient!


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