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Workshops

 

Private Workshops

From corporate team-building to bachelor(ette) parties, Jess is available to craft a private calligraphy experience to fit any event.

 
 

Intro to Modern Calligraphy

(Recommended length: 4 Hours)

This workshop is a full comprehensive introduction to the art Modern Calligraphy, geared towards calligraphy novices.

Participants will learn:

  • Proper pen handling and calligraphy posture, including warm-up exercises

  • Care and cleaning of writing tools

  • Tips and tricks for various types of ink and paper

  • The eight basic strokes that form the foundations of the Latin alphabet

  • A full script alphabet (upper and lower cases), including variations for common letters

  • Practice tricky letter connections

  • Beginner flourishing tips

  • Complete a personalized final project

All materials will be included for use during the workshop. Customized kits can be created so that participants may keep their supplies.


Pointed Pen Calligraphy

(Recommended length: 3 Hours)

This workshop is a full introduction to the art of Pointed Pen calligraphy, geared towards students familiar with calligraphy tools and practices, who may have taken a brush lettering class in the past.

Participants will learn:

  • Proper pen handling and calligraphy posture, including warm-up exercises

  • Care and cleaning of writing tools

  • A full script alphabet, that can be taught at a somewhat accelerated pace, including common letter variations and tricky letter connections and combinations

  • Beginner flourishing tips

All materials will be included for use during the workshop. Customized kits can be created so that participants may keep their supplies.


Watercolor Brush Lettering

(Recommended length: 2 - 3 Hours)

This workshop is ideal for both the calligraphy novice and the pointed pen expert looking to add an additional layer of knowledge to their craft.

Participants will learn:

  • Watercolor basics

  • A full script alphabet including variations for common letters and combinations

  • Tips for blending letters and creating gradients across a work of watercolor lettering

  • Beginner flourishing tips

All materials will be included for use during the workshop. Customized kits can be created so that participants may keep their supplies.


Brush Pen Calligraphy

(Recommended length: 2-3 hours)

This workshop is ideal for both the calligraphy novice and the pointed pen expert looking to add an additional layer of knowledge to their craft.

Participants will learn:

  • Different styles of brush pen calligraphy, dependent on different tools

  • The eight basic strokes that form the foundation of the Latin alphabet

  • A full script alphabet including variations for common letters and combinations

  • Beginner flourishing tips

  • Complete a personalized final project

All materials will be included for use during the workshop. Customized kits can be created so that participants may keep their supplies.