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Freehand Lettering

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

The use of freely written letterforms is a sure-fire way to add charm and appeal to logotypes and wordmarks. The friendly tone and alluring rhythm of casual scripts and other varieties of freehand lettering continue to play an important role in contemporary visual communication.  This two-day workshop will provide an introduction to freehand...

Saturday Apr 6th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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Modern Calligraphy - Brush Lettering

at Jade Scarlett Art - Midtown East 12 E 49th St, New York, New York 10017

Introduction to Modern Calligraphy - Brush Lettering Learn the art of brush calligraphy where you’ll be instructed on how to the basic techniques necessary to create the thick and thin lines that make beautiful letters in brush calligraphy.All supplies will be provided and you will leave with a beautiful greeting card handwritten by you, as well...

Wednesday Mar 20th, 6pm - 8pm

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Modern Storybook Script

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

This playful alphabet has fun written all over it! This charming, casual script gives a fresh, modern twist to the traditional alphabet. In this one-day workshop, you'll first learn some of the tools of calligraphy and how to use them. Then you'll learn a series of simple strokes that form this whimsical yet elegant alphabet; first lower case letters,...

Sunday Mar 31st, 10am - 4pm

Watercolor Calligraphy Brush Lettering

at Jade Scarlett Art - Murray Hill 401 Park Ave S Room 10A, New York, New York 10016

Come learn brush lettering using watercolors techniques to create a colorful work of art with your own writing! All your supplies will be provided and you will leave with a beautiful greeting card handwritten by you! Important: 1. Check in via the guest registration tablet at the front desk when you arrive at WeWork for your Meetup. 2. Bring a...

Monday Mar 25th, 5pm - 7pm

Calligraphy for All Levels

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 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,...

Thursday Apr 4th, 7pm - 9pm

  (7 sessions)

7 sessions


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

The Foundational hand was developed by Edward Johnston in the early twentieth century as a beginner’s alphabet, the foundation (basis) of a calligraphic education. Based on tenth century English Carolingian, Foundational has evolved in usage from a student script to an elegant, legible hand, suitable for both small manuscript calligraphy and...

Saturday Apr 6th, 9:30am - 3:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Watercolor Brush Lettering

at CraftJam - SoHo 103 Sullivan St, New York, New York 10012

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...

Thursday Mar 28th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm


Introduction to Copperplate

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

In this intensive weekend calligraphy workshop we will examine and practice letterforms in the Copperplate hand, a pointed-pen script that was developed in 16th century England. We will work with an oblique pen holder, pointed pen nib, ink, practice pads with grid and slant lines and creating our own guidelines. Our main focus will be on practicing...

Saturday Apr 6th, 10am - 4pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Letter Anatomy: Italics & Scripts

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

Italic letter styles and script letter styles enjoy a special relationship. They both come from written forms. Italic printing types were first used in the late fifteenth century, but script typefaces are much younger. One reason for that difference is technical. Italic letters typically do not connect, whereas script letters normally do connect. ...

Saturday May 4th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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Modern Calligraphy Bootcamp

at CraftJam - SoHo 103 Sullivan St, New York, New York 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 3 hours, Craftjam's calligrapher will teach you how to use a gel pen, marker, and traditional pen...

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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: 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

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 19th century....

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2 sessions

Capital Letter Breakdown

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

Capital letters are ancient wisdom in the modern age; a point where brush philosophy meets Béziers. They can adapt to any trend and come fresh from your font editor still reflecting their millennia-old sources. Understanding the origins of Roman capitals is essential for a successful type design. Awareness of the evolution of letter skeletons is established...

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2 sessions

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