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Engraving Classes

Calligraphy Engraving:
Basics to Beyond

Take your calligraphy to a whole new set of surfaces! This comprehensive course shows you the exact process (bur, RPM setting, surface prep, etc.) of engraving on multiple surfaces including glass, metal, stone and more!

SELF PACED | $175
Calligraphy Engraving:
Going Pro

Want to add engraving to your professional calligraphy services?  Learn the ins and outs of offering engraving to private clients and luxury brands. Includes enrollment in Basics to Beyond Course

SELF PACED BUNDLE | $325

Calligraphy Classes

Pointed Pen: Tips & Tricks

Perfect for those who wonder how people make it look so easy! Learn the behind the scenes foundational skills left out of most workshops because there simply isn't time! Understanding x-height ratios, flange alignment, paper rotation, mixing ink, using gum arabic and so much more! This really is the game-changer you've been waiting for.

SELF PACED | $75
The Business of Calligraphy

Kestrel Montes, of INKMETHIS, reveals her strategies to building a thriving creative business: determining the focus, finding clients, licenses, marketing, social media, offering services, selling products, diversifying revenue streams, passive income, buying wholesale & more! She'll help you launch your dreams! Hosted by Master Penman Harvest Crittenden.

JAN 2022 | $395 VIA ACORN ARTS
Imperial Script 

Suzanne Cunningham's Imperial Script is fun and dramatic at the same time! Many of you already admire Suzanne's traditional calligraphy but her modern styles are just as elegant. In this two-session class, you'll learn the whole upper and lowercase alphabet that Suzanne developed.

JAN 2022 | $95
spencerian calligraphy workshop
Spencerian: Advanced Study

Master Penman Harvest Crittenden leads an advanced study of this elegant vintage script. Get ready to elevate the quality and style of your script with an in-depth study of alternate letter-forms, intricate capitals, advanced entry strokes and a bit of decorative flourishes.

JAN 2022 | $195
Envelopes & Etiquette

The calligrapher's guide to proper envelope addressing with Suzanne Cunningham! Learn everything that goes into the process of offering envelope addressing as a professional service. Suzanne guides you from list preparation all the way through to safe client delivery.

FEB 2022 | $195
The Wedge Brush Garden

Want to adorn your calligraphy with delicate watercolor butterflies, flowers & greenery? Calligrapher Jen Sweeney @jsweeneydesigns shares her love for watercolor & walnut ink! Grab a nib and a wedge brush - Jen leads us through her signature garden style. 

MAR 2022 | $195
Ruling Pen

Love the dramatic and edgy vibe of a ruling pen? The ruling pen makes a fun addition to your calligraphy skills! These strange pens that look like something out of the garage toolbox create interesting textures and expressive strokes. Let's break it out and Sachin will show you his ways! 

MAR 2022 | $95
Conquering Layouts

Ready to tackle long pieces without breaking your brain? Learn the approaches of Harvest Crittenden, Suzanne Cunningham & Kestrel Montes! They unlock the mystery of arranging quantities of text, line breaks, centering, paper size, drafting. We'll also talk papers, inks, sealants, signing, pricing and shipping! 

MAR 2022 | $245
Madarasz Script

Learn the swirling romantic hand of early 20th century penman Louis Madarasz with Schin Loong @openinkstand! Madarasz became known for his dramatically ornate script. And Schin's interpretation is stunning! If you love flourishes and swells, this script is for you!

MAR 2022 | $195
Illuminated Initials

Have you always wanted to learn gilding? And we mean using real gold leaf, not just gold paint. You're in luck!! Master Penman Harvest Crittenden will teach us the step-by-step process to create stunning illuminated initials.  Finally add show-stopping elements to your certificates and keepsake pieces!

APR 2022 | $195
Copperplate Script

Arguably the most recognized traditional script, Copperplate, is a "must-have" in your calligraphy toolbelt. Kestrel Montes teaches the structure of an elegant upper and lowercase alphabet with variations. Perfect for those interested in learning or improving their skill in this versatile script. 

MAY 2022 | $195
Digitizing Calligraphy

Wine labels, laser engraving, web logos, letterpress printing... they all require a special digitization process to preserve the beauty of your strokes! Britt Rohr, stationery designer and owner of Swell Press, teaches us all the steps to transform our paper and ink (or iPad) calligraphy into the digitized format needed for reproduction.

MAY 2022 | $195
Modern Calligraphy

We can always count on Suzanne Cunningham for the most polished scripts and her Modern Calligraphy style is no exception! Instead of an "anything goes" approach to, Suzanne stays true to the traditional rules that give elegance and balance to calligraphy scripts while adding a bit of bounce and a touch of relaxed fun.

MAY 2022 | $195
Renaissance Vine Borders

IAMPETH Master Penman Harvest Crittenden teaches teaches us to enhance our pieces with beautiful borders! This class will focus on traditional vine designs that add dimension and visual interest to our calligraphy work. 

JUNE 2022 | $95
Watercolor Maps

Grab your brushes and let's create custom watercolor maps with Jen Sweeney! What a fun gift for a new couple, a baby's room, a new home or add this skill as a new service you offer clients! (Feel free to use colored pencils instead of paint.)

JUNE 2022 | $195
Italic Hand

Curvy yet angular, dive into this elegant broad edge hand with Sachin Shah. Sachin gives a fluid and graceful touch to this Renaissance era alphabet. Italic hand combines well with many calligraphy script styles making it a dynamic and popular choice for invitations and art pieces.

JUNE 2022 | $195
Procreate for Calligraphers

Procreate is a powerful tool that lets us create endless designs without the mess or limitations of ink. Calligrapher Yasar Mohammad of @yamohcreates turned to his iPad and mastered the same amazing pointed pen and broad edge scripts!

AUG 2022 | $95
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Spencerian Structures 

Spencerian is known for it's delicate, sweeping lines. Learn one of the most requested bridal hands from Master Penman Harvest Crittenden. Perfect for those interested in learning or improving their skill in this elegant vintage hand.

SEP 2022 | $195
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Calligraphic Drawing

Schin Loong, author of Calligraphic Drawing, creates stunning and whimsical drawings using pointed pen flourishes. Learn Schin's friendly step-by-step process that culminates in incorporating words/addresses into your flourished masterpieces!

SEP 2022 | $195
Calligraphy Numbers 

Kestrel Montes puts the spotlight on numbers! Learn multiple variations for aesthetic options plus ordinal numbers, mixed postal codes and roman numerals. Addresses and dates are finally going to shine! Hosted by Master Penman Harvest Crittenden.

OCT 2022 | $95
Script Monograms 

Suzanne Cunningham guides us through her process of creating flourished script capitals that beautifully nest together forming one cohesive unit. Script Monograms are a favorite of Southern culture so nobody better to teach us than Suzanne!

OCT 2022 | $195
Winter Wedge Wonderland

It's time to switch from spring flowers to winter berries and foliage wreaths! Jen Sweeney @jsweeneydesigns walks us through her holiday designs perfect for greeting cards, gift tags and framed decor! Get your wedge brush and grab some paint. We're going to the Winter Wonderland!

OCT 2022 | $195
White Vines Decorated Borders 

Often seen in the Zanerian Manual, white vine decorations date back to the 12th-15th centuries. Join IAMPETH Master Penman Harvest Crittenden in exploring some simple to complex designs that you can incorporate into your art and certificate pieces.

NOV 2022 | $195
Flourishing: The Art of the Oval

Take your calligraphy to the next level with Suzanne Cunningham! When executed correctly, flourishing is a beautiful way to enhance & elevate your letterforms. Learn Suzanne's favorite flourishes and the rules that unlock the secrets to making yours look balanced and elegant. 

NOV 2022 | $195
Bottle Painting

Start gathering some bottles (or small picture frames) and let's learn from the best! Whitney Forbes stands out as having mastered the art of glass painting. Learn everything she has discovered herself about what works on glass to make the designs detailed, elegant and vibrant.

JAN 2023 | $195

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Correcting Mistakes

Did you know you can often remove ink from paper? Watch how to salvage that piece you just spent so long creating.

FREE MINI LESSON
Fixing Creased Paper

Errrrg. The cat jumped onto the table and stepped on it. See how to repair those bent fibers and smooth things out.

FREE MINI LESSON
Pointed Pen: Tips & Tricks

Learn behind-the-scenes foundational skills for sucess with a dip pen (the things left out of most workshops because there simply isn't time)!

SELF-PACED | $75
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