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Beginner to Beautiful Calligraphy Workshop

October 31, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to make beautiful letters in a unique workshop that centers around learning proper technique beginning with penmanship and progressing into pointed pen calligraphy using nibs and pen holders.

Letters and Paints has created a very detailed way of learning calligraphy that is unique to any other studio based on the calligraphy program through the International Penmen association and extensive study on learning penmanship techniques and teaching.

We start off all of our calligraphy students with our Basics which is centered around penmanship technique and translates to all forms of art and calligraphy lettering, including brush lettering and Fauxligraphy, as well as traditional dip pen calligraphy.

You will learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types of lettering.  

The last half of the workshop is focused on dip pen calligraphy using customized fonts created by Letters and Paints owner Tracy Klemens, there are over 13 fonts created and sold thus far that are completely unique to Letters and Paints Studio.  Every participant will get access to one of the fonts and a link to download and print the entire 100+ page workbook when they get home.

We also offer calligraphy and watercolor classes in other locations (check the events tab) – including watercolor classes in Milwaukee, calligraphy and watercolor classes in Madison WI, and we are expanding to offer calligraphy classes in Chicago.  We also have our art retreats at Palmquist Farm that happen twice a year.  Check the events tab for our next art retreat at Palmquist Farm!

Supplies are included in the cost of this workshop!  We also offer complimentary refreshments and snacks.
This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class.
Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats! Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio!
**LIMITED SPACE due to the scope of this class and the attention given to each individual to ensure success and fun!
**If you have a small group between 6-10 we can also do a private class party! Just send us an email for dates and more information.
Please note that when you purchase your ticket that it is possible to exchange your ticket for another event if you have to cancel, however, due to our small business studio pre-ordering and the preparation for materials for you in advance we cannot offer refunds. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.


The Nest Cowork + Club
111 N Broadway
Green Bay, WI 54303 United States
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