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Modern Calligraphy 101: Pointed Pen Intro

  • Lemon Bowl DC 3015 Georgia Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)

This beginners workshop will introduce you to modern, pointed-pen calligraphy. When you leave, you'll have all of the tools (physically and mentally!) to get working on beautiful, hand lettered pieces. We'll focus on introductions to materials, the basic skills for strokes and letters. We'll introduce you to making words and drawing using the pen holder.

Here's what you'll get:

  • 2.5 hours of instruction and unlimited follow-up email

  • 1 oblique pen holder, 2 nibs, and 1 jar of black ink

  • practice pad and exemplar alphabet

  • handouts to help you with your follow-up practice at home