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Learn with me!

Spend a few hours in an afternoon workshop or take a break during the evening to learn how to write in the modern calligraphy style. Gather a group of friends for a private lesson celebrating a birthday party with completely customizable activities. Or even just learn with me through private lessons.

Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

Thursday, August 2 7-9pm

CReATE Studio, Westlake Village, CA

31840 Village Center Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91361

Learn the popular art of Modern Calligraphy in this fun, hands on 2 hour workshop.  Through demonstrations, examples, and exemplars, you will learn both uppercase and lowercase letters in the modern calligraphy style, strokes, and how to join letters to make words in simple and easy to remember steps. Students will finish the class with a word or short phrase written on an acryllic panel to take home.  Included in the class fee are all the materials you need to enjoy learning this beautiful and very popular style of writing modern calligraphy. No prior experience in calligraphy is necessary to take this class.

Sign up in the studio to save your spot!  818-575-9566

 

Back to School Chalkboard Design

Thursday, July 26 7-9pm

Thursday, August 9 7-9pm

CReATE Studio, Westlake Village, CA

31840 Village Center Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91361

Celebrate their first day of school with your own personalized back to school chalkboards.  Choose from one of four sample designs or design your own.  This two hour hands on workshop includes a simple overview in the technique of writing in the modern calligraphy style to then design and fabricate your own chalkboard.  Instructor will be more than willing to assist in all aspects of chalkboard design to insure your back to school chalkboards are Pinterest and Instagram worthy! Included in the cost of the workshop are one 12″ x 18″ chalkboard (additional chalkboards will be available for purchase at the studio for a nominal fee), a white chalk marker, and a sample modern calligraphy alphabet for later use.  Additional colored chalk markers will be provided for use while in the workshop and available for purchase as well.

Sign up in the studio to save your spot! 818-575-9566

 

Cursive Handwriting for the Homeschooler

SESSION #2 Thursdays, October 18-November 15, 4-5 pm

Explore the world of cursive handwriting in this hands on class focusing on letterforms, proper writing technique, and how to join letters to make words to then make sentences. Taught by an area homeschool mom and professional calligrapher with an appreciation for the seemingly lost art of cursive handwriting, students will be guided along and encouraged to explore writing in the cursive style.  Class fee includes an extensive educational manual for the student to use each week and keep when the class ends with exemplars, guides, and practice sheets.  Ages 8-12

Sign up in the studio or over the phone! 818-575-9566

Learn with me through TakeLessons

I also offer lessons through TakeLessons.  Lessons are offered in many subjects ranging from modern calligraphy to pointed pen calligraphy to cursive handwriting and can be conducted in your home, a neutral place like a library or be done online.  Click on Take Lessons for a link to my profile.  Please email me with any additional questions or give me a call at (805) 405-7032.

 

Decorating Pumpkins with Modern Calligraphy

Thursday, October 4 7-9pm

Thursday, November 1 7-9pm

Thursday, November 8 7-9pm

CReATE Studio, Westlake Village, CA

31840 Village Center Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91361

Explore the possibilities of decorating and personalizing your pumpkins in the Modern Calligraphy style!  This two hour hands on workshop includes a brief overview of writing in the modern calligraphy style. Instructor will assist in transferring student’s word/short phrase to the pumpkin thereby allowing participants the chance to ink their design and leave with a very professional looking pumpkin perfect for the front porch!  Included in the workshop is one 8″ tall pumpkin (additional pumpkins in varying sizes available for purchase at workshop), one acrylic paint pen, and a sample modern calligraphy alphabet to take home.  Students should come prepared with an idea or a few ideas of what to write on their pumpkins.  Students are more than welcome to bring their own pumpkins for decorating! No prior experience in calligraphy is necessary to take this class.

Sign up in the studio to save your spot! 818-575-9566