I've tried this: This is a GREAT origami tutorial for a fox. It gets a little bit confusing, so I don't recommend it to total beginners, but ultimately it makes a cute origami fox that can stand up on its own.
Here are two new calligraphy fonts that I LOVE from type foundry Veer. Buffet script and Feel script by Alejandro Paul. Feel script is based on Rand Holub's calligraphy and Feel script is based on Alf Becker, one of America's best sign lettering artist.