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Calligraphy

Calligraphy is an art form that uses ink and a brush to express the very souls of words on paper”

– Kaoru Akagawa

Cal­lig­ra­phy — the Art of beau­ti­ful writ­ing is a very reward­ing prac­tice that helps us get into a mind­ful state and remain com­plete­ly focused whilst cre­at­ing some­thing beau­ti­ful. Mod­ern Cal­lig­ra­phy is a more flex­i­ble, var­ied and play­ful ver­sion of tra­di­tion­al Cal­lig­ra­phy. It has a more flu­id approach that is refresh­ing­ly unique, acces­si­ble and has a uni­ver­sal appeal.

In this course, you will learn the basics of hand let­ter­ing and Mod­ern Cal­lig­ra­phy using a tra­di­tion­al dip pen and ink. We will explore dif­fer­ent nibs, inks, papers and oth­er essen­tial tools for Mod­ern Cal­lig­ra­phy. With some prac­tice and ded­i­ca­tion, these ses­sions will help you to learn and mas­ter an amaz­ing life skill that is bound to spark your cre­ativ­i­ty and bring you joy.

You will learn

  • The basics of Mod­ern Cal­lig­ra­phy using a tra­di­tion­al dip pen and ink.
  • How to pre­pare and use the essen­tial tools for dip pen Calligraphy.
  • Basic let­ter for­ma­tion and faux Calligraphy.
  • How to cre­ate beau­ti­ful thin and thick strokes and use it for let­ter­ing and flourishing.
  • How to devel­op your own unique script that reflects your style and personality.