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In this 3 hour workshop you will be introduced to Copperplate Calligraphy. Copperplate is a style of calligraphic writing, which uses a sharp pointed nib in a pen-holder instead of the flat nib pen.

Focusing our attention on the lowercase alphabet, you will learn the difference between calligraphy, lettering and typography, as well as the guidelines, historical context and examples of applied works.

You will spend the main part of the class getting some serious practise in of this style, before progressing to making your finished piece. You’ll acquire some serious skills and finish off by creating your very own piece of calligraphy art!

What you'll get

  • All materials to be used for the class including: Nibs and nib holders, Inks, Paper, Card, and Copperplate guidelines.

what to bring

  • inspiration images
  • an eagerness to learn an awesome new skill!


Be sure to check out our Terms & Conditions before grabbing a ticket.