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Explore your lettering creativity with the foundation of basic letterforms. In this class you’ll gain an understanding of working with a chisel shaped nib continuing to refine your calligraphic technique by focusing on basic strokes, letter construction, pen angles and spatial awareness.

Make a name tag, bookmark or envelop.

Calligraphy kit is included in the cost of the course.

Note please let us know if you write with left hand.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to the foundational hand, its style, letter construction and characteristics.
  • Introduction to writing with a chisel shaped nib by creating pen basic strokes.
  • Study lower case series addition with capital vowels.
  • Introduce colour, layout and composition with the idea of combining them with card making, name tag, bookmark, envelop.

What you'll get

  • Hand book for foundation hand
  • A broad edge pen
  • Writing pad 90 gsm acid free
  • Speed ball nib C-2
  • Pen holder
  • Calligraphy ink
  • Watercolour card to write a final piece


what to bring

  • Open mind
  • Creativity
  • Phrase/ quotes