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Modern Calligraphy 101
Learn how to write beautifully using ink and nib, unlock your creativity and explore how to put a modern twist on the classic art form of calligraphy in your own unique style. This class is designed for complete beginners. You'll start by working on exercises to practice making shapes and strokes, and then move on to letter forms. By the end of the class you will have started to create joined-up words in your own style with plenty of time to practice and one-to-one help.
There is nothing you need to bring. The class includes our essential kit of calligraphy materials to use in class and take away with you.
ABOUT PIXIEDUST CALLIGRAPHY
It all started with my own wedding. Wanted to capture all the wonderful bits and pieces of my husband and my relationship in my paper goods, hence, started my journey in calligraphy.
Though at the end I don’t have enough time to make this happen, I realized how much I would love to work with others to bring the joy and give the bride a hand. (We all know there is a lot of work to plan a wedding, I have been there.)
For weddings, I love doing place cards and addressing envelopes currently obsessed with wax sealing. Besides weddings, I also love seeing my artwork for newborns, anniversary, birthday ideas, special events and things-to-do for hen’s party.
- Introduction to the foundational hand, its style, letter construction and characteristics.
- Introduction to writing with a chisel shaped nib by creating pen basic strokes.
- A broad edge pen
- Pen holder
- Calligraphy ink
- Watercolour card to write a final piece
- Open mind
- Phrase / quotes
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
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1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
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Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email email@example.com to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.