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Foundations of Calligraphy

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 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...

Sunday Jan 20th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

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Calligraphy (Beginner)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn the art of hand lettering. Create a sample book of three basic styles adapted from classic calligraphic styles that can later be used on gift enclosures, envelopes and more. For first class please bring: 2 pencils and 2 rubber bands 11x14 pad smooth white bond paper 12 or 18 inch ”C-thru" ruler Available at most art stores such as Da...

Tuesday Mar 5th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

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Modern Calligraphy Bootcamp

at CraftJam - Union Square 33 W 17th St, New York, New York 10011

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 3 hours, Craftjam's calligrapher will teach you how to use a gel pen, marker, and traditional pen...

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CraftJam Academy: Hand Lettering Workshop

at CraftJam - Union Square 33 W 17th St, New York, New York 10011

We are introducing a new series of workshops - CraftJam Academy. These workshops will consist of 3 to 4 sessions and are taught by experts in their field who will make sure you thoroughly learn a new skill or deepen the knowledge you already have.  With the launch of CraftJam Academy, we are starting off with the Lettering Workshop series. Lettering...

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3 sessions

Hand Lettering Basics

at Gowanus Print Lab - Gowanus 54 2nd Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this 3 session class, you’ll learn the basics of illustrating letterforms by hand and then have the opportunity to screen print a small run of mini prints. You’ll concept, research, design and then illustrate your favorite quote, phrase, or word. Come transform simple words into meaningful drawings with us!  Basic drawing and computer...

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3 sessions

Modern Calligraphy

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11222

Learn the beautiful art of modern calligraphy hand lettering -- and be on your way to lettering everything from art pieces to cards and more. In this beginner-level class, your instructor 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...

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CraftJam Academy: Modern Calligraphy Workshop

at CraftJam - Union Square 33 W 17th St, New York, New York 10011

Calligraphy is a millenia-old art form, with its roots in both Eastern and Western cultures traditionally used for illuminated manuscripts and formal writing. Modern calligraphy spurs from this by using both new and traditional tools: it’s a more free form style of writing that maintains the elegance of traditional calligraphy while allowing for...

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3 sessions

Watercolor Florals & Calligraphy

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Join Modern Calligrapher Danielle Rothman to learn how to pair loose watercolor florals with vibrant calligraphy! In this colorful class, you will learn several techniques for how to use watercolors, including painting flowers and foliage, blending colors, and forming letters using the principles of modern calligraphy. You'll then...

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Brush Up Your Italic

at Society of Scribes - Gramercy 214 E 21st St, New York, New York 10010

Is your Italic looking a little droopy? Does it need some sparkle and pizzazz? Than this workshop is for you! The workshop is designed to improve your Italic and to develop variations in order to expand your repertoire of alphabets. We will review the basic letterforms for the upper and lower case alphabet and variations will be discussed and demonstrated. ...

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2 sessions

Monograms and More

at Society of Scribes - Gramercy 214 E 21st St, New York, New York 10010

Students will create letters to be used individually and in combination to form a unique pin-wheel effect. A segment of the design will then be copied in multiples to form a border to enclose the letters, thus creating a completely organic image.  A by-product of the design process is the creation of new and unexpected letter variations that...

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2 sessions

Watercolor Brush Lettering

at CraftJam - Union Square 33 W 17th St, New York, New York 10011

Whether you are interested to learn basic brush lettering skills or to find new ways to take your watercoloring skills further, join our Watercolor Brush Lettering CraftJam. In this fun and colorful workshop you will learn lettering skills with endless possibilities for card making, gift tags, wall art, and more! In this CraftJam you will: Learn...

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Introduction to Lettering

at Craftsman Ave - Gowanus 117B 11th St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Handmade design is booming in popularity, and with good reason. These designs carry their own sense of creativity and personality while maintaining and a clean design. Jen will show you how to guide your steady hand across the page as you learn the basics of hand lettering. With a little bit of guidance, you’ll be able to apply the basic principles...

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Brush Marker Lettering

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11222

Learn the beautiful art of brush marker lettering! In this workshop you'll learn beginner basics that will set you on your way to lettering anything from art pieces to holiday cards and more. In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of modern calligraphy, a free-form calligraphy style that is all about personalizing your writing. You...

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Kinky Spencerian

at Society of Scribes - Gramercy 214 E 21st St, New York, New York 10010

Barbara Calzolari brings us Spencerian with freshness and flair in her unique bold style! Learn this lovely script with even more twists, unexpected turns, and flourishes galore. On the first day, we'll focus on a short history of the Spencerian style, ideal writing position, equipment, warm up lines, miniscule letters and ligatures. The second day,...

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2 sessions

Copperplate Calligraphy

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron 28 W 27th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10001

Learn the fundamentals of using the pointed pen for writing copperplate calligraphy. This beautiful style, used in the Declaration of Independence, is now used for weddings, logos, and White House Invitations. Beginners will learn the basic letter shapes and fundamentals of spacing. Those who have previously learned Copperplate will refine their lettershapes,...

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5 sessions

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