Online Class

Modern Pointed-Pen Calligraphy

$40.00

Express yourself through the art of calligraphy.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 4 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, examples and guidelines for writing letters and numbers, a slope template and stroke dictionary
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Laura Lavender

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

In an increasingly digital world, the tangible feeling of a handwritten note is both personal and meaningful. Join artist Laura Lavender as she teaches you the basics of modern calligraphy and hand lettering. You’ll explore a range of tools and techniques to form letters, words, symbols and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Intro, Tools & Setup
20:06
Meet calligrapher Laura Lavender and begin class with a brief introduction to hand-lettering using some examples. Laura then goes over the tools and materials you'll need to get started, including pens, nibs and more.
2. Essential Exercises
10:22
3. Minuscules & Variations
49:24
4. Majuscules & Numbers
45:43

Recommended with this class

  • Pen holder
  • Nibs (a list is in your class materials)
  • Ink

Taught by

Laura Lavender
Laura Lavender
Laura Lavender is an artist from Vancouver Island, Canada, and author of the best-selling book "Creative Lettering & Beyond.” Since 2008, Laura has served as a calligrapher and illustrator for numerous greeting card companies and fashion designers. Her work has been featured in many books, magazines and other publications.

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