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Calligraphy Beginner

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10128

Learn and master the beautiful art of calligraphy and hand lettering in this class. Understand the structure of letters and explore three basic styles based on classic forms that you can adapt for gift enclosures, envelopes and more. Learn about pens, brushes, inks, papers and the tools of the trade and how to use them, and begin to develop your own personal style as a calligrapher. Supply List: 9x12 or 11x14 pad white bond paper. Strathmore...

Wednesday Nov 1st, 7–9pm Eastern Time

 (7 sessions)


7 sessions

Japanese Ink Painting (Sumi-e)

RESOBOX @ 91 East 3rd St, New York, NY 10003

Sumi-e, also called Suibokuga, is the art of ink wash-painting. Characteristically, it is an East Asian art, and has been practiced there for well over a thousand years. Sumi-e depicts the spirit or essence of an object or scene rather than its outward appearance — and does so in the fewest possible strokes. Because of this simplicity, the painter’s character and personality come through in his/her work. In both viewing and creating, Sumi-e...

Wednesday Oct 18th, 6–7:05pm Eastern Time

Holiday Calligraphy Workshop

Chicago Botanic Garden @ Online via Zoom

The Garden’s online class on creating beautiful holiday calligraphy is an enjoyable virtual experience you can take anywhere! Adorn the holidays with the beautiful, personal touch of calligraphy. Create beautiful holiday cards, gift tags, placecards, and thank-you notes. Learn to embellish your notes with such simple holiday motifs as holly, wreaths, and candles. A supply list will be sent.  This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations...

Thursday Nov 30th, 1–3:30pm Central Time

 (3 sessions)


3 sessions

Virtual Interactive Japanese Ink Painting (Sumi-e)


If you are looking for a therapeutic time for yourself, or fun activities at home, please join our ink painting Sumi-e class! Here are a few things you will need to prepare for the class: Liquid Sumi Ink Sumi-e (or Calligraphy) brush(es). Washi Paper (rice paper) and Newsprint paper are preferable. However, any paper is fine for a beginner. A couple of  containers with water. A couple of small dishes (or mixing ink with water) Paper...

Saturday Oct 14th, 1–2:15pm Eastern Time

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Virtual Intermediate Calligraphy

Jade Scarlett @ Virtual Learning via Zoom

This is a follow up to our Beginner's Calligraphy course. You must have taken Virtual Beginner's Calligraphy (Part 1) or have some beginner's calligraphy experience to take these classes. This class package consists of the following: Intermediate Brush Lettering Advanced Brush Lettering This Calligraphy workshop series is beginner-friendly and no previous experience is required!  Intermediate Brush Lettering In this intermediate level...

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Intermediate Watercolor Landscapes - Paint a Scene

Jade Scarlett @ Virtual Learning via Zoom

Intermediate Watercolor Landscapes - Paint a Scene in Provence (Part 1 and Part 2) Watercolor is the perfect medium to create gorgeous landscapes. In this intermediate class, we’ll paint a bakery in beautiful Provence, complete with brickwork, weathered walls,  bread, woven basket, chalkboard sign, flowers, and a bike. I'll walk you through every step, beginning with the essential techniques needed to complete a landscape and how to use...

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2 sessions

Modern Calligraphy

Brooklyn Craft Company @ 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Learn the beautiful art of modern calligraphy hand lettering -- and be on your way to lettering everything from envelopes to art pieces! In this beginner-level class, your instructor Margaret Fu of Wispy Letters will begin by walking you through the basics of modern calligraphy while guiding you as you practice writing using worksheets. She'll help as you begin developing your own personal lettering style, and finally, you'll create your own hand-lettered...

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Brush Calligraphy

Q.E.D. @ 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105

Modern calligraphy is a stylized twist on a centuries-old art form. In this class, we will focus on brush calligraphy, a type of calligraphy that is made with brushes and markers.We will learn about what makes calligraphy distinct from other writing, the differences between the types of brushes and markers available, and how to get started. We will practice using these tools and make a fun project together that you will get to take home!

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Foundations of Calligraphy

Q.E.D. @ 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105

For 4,000 years, the chisel edged pen has been the primary tool with which western language was recorded until falling out of use in the 16th century, and eventual obscurity by the 18th century. Learn about the history of calligraphy, and the basics of its technique from Rome through the Middle Ages, and the Arts & Crafts revival of the 19th century. Letters are a part of our every day lives, it’s important to know a little bit more about...

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2 sessions

Calligraphy for All Levels

Bronxville Adult School @ 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708

Calligraphy can be a meditation as well as an art form if you slow down and enjoy the beautiful process stroke by stroke. Students will learn the fundamentals of calligraphy by working with three different calligraphy tools. First we'll use a pointed pen and learn a copperplate alphabet, a beautiful, elegant 18th century script style. Then, we will switch to a broad edge marker and learn an Italic alphabet, a versatile 15th century calligraphy style....

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6 sessions

Modern Calligraphy Bootcamp

CraftJam @ 103 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about getting started with calligraphy! Based on our popular Modern Calligraphy series, the Calligraphy Bootcamp offers an all-in-one approach to learning about the tools of the trade for calligraphy. In 4 hours, our calligraphy JamMaster will introduce you to the basic techniques of pointed pen calligraphy and guide you through exercises to enhance your skills. Calligraphy is a millennia-old art form,...

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Q.E.D. @ 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, NY 11105

Known by many names, though most commonly as Gothic and Old English, the blackletter style is familiar to anyone who has ever picked up a fantasy novel; the script holds a joint sway over the fantasy genre with the uncial style. In this two-part workshop, we will look briefly at blackletter in its historical context as an alphabet before we begin to tackle it as a viable, living, modern script. In the first workshop, we will review the basic...

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Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Crowns by Christy

We are excited to offer a modern calligraphy class at our new NoHo studio on Elizabeth Street. During this workshop, you will learn the technique behind calligraphy from the talented Alyssa Kiefer. Please Note: Exact studio location and direction details will be provided upon enrollment.

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Modern Calligraphy: Brush Lettering

Jade Scarlett Art @ 24 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

Introduction to Modern Calligraphy - Brush Lettering Calligraphy isn’t a lost art, it’s just an art that you haven’t learned yet. In this class you'll learn all the techniques you need to make the thick and thin lines that creates the beautiful letter forms of modern brush calligraphy. No prior experience is required! The skills you’ll learn can be applied to cards, invitations, signs, or just to give your penmanship a little pizzazz....

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Modern Copperplate Calligraphy

Jade Scarlett Art @ 24 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

Calligraphy isn’t a lost art, it’s just an art that you haven’t learned yet! So, you've taken the Modern Calligraphy Brush Lettering class, but now you want more! This is the class to add to your toolbox. You will learn the techniques you need to create the thick and thin lines of modern calligraphy but this time using a flexible steel nib and ink. Even though this class is a continuation of the brush lettering class, it is still beginner...

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