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Calligraphy

   Foundational / Formal * Calligraphic Marks * Playful Letters

 

 

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Intro to Calligraphy

 

 

Introduction to Calligraphy: the art of written forms 

Working with pen/brush, ink, and paper, learn the basics of several lettering styles. Arrange for a couple hours a week or an intensive one or two days. You will have the opportunity to try a variety of tools and approaches to calligraphy. Hand-letter a favorite poem or quotation for gifts, create unique greeting cards, and more. Minimal supplies are needed and you can continue learning and practicing at home.  

Easily a 6 hour program  (adjustments may be made on a per style basis)   $10 materials 

Click here for Calligraphy Supply List

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Calligraphy - chalk on a blackboard

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Calligraphy class work

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Calligraphy practicing

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Practice, practice, practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Playful Letters needing to be finished and color added.

 

Playful Letters    


As a departure from the more formal calligraphy styles, try this playful approach to letterforms! Explore the use of markers, paints, colored pencils, doodling, and more. You will learn fun and funky styles using block letters, stencils, stamps, along with adding a new twist to your personal handwriting. Playful letters can add to your journals, scrapbooks and more.  Some supplies provided. No experience necessary. 
3 hour (+) workshop  $7 materials

Playful Letters Supply List

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Playful Letters sample

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Playful Letters sample

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Playful Letters assorted techniques

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Pochoir approach to Playful Letters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Calligraphic Marks

Calligraphic Marks 

You've learned the 'rules', now break 'em or exploit them. Free expression using calligraphic marks. Explore the typical and a-typical approaches with pen, brush and other mark making implements.  

4 - 6 hour workshop  $15 materials 

Calligraphic Markmaking Supply List

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Calligraphic Marks

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Calligraphic Marks sample

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Calligraphic Marks sample

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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