Copperplate Script



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Learn the most versatile and timeless calligraphy hand!

cyndi b
Kestrel is a wonderful teacher! Her educational background shines through!

kymberly a
Kestrel's teaching style is comprehensive, articulate, and thoughtfully structured.  Each lesson immediately improved my lettering! 




What you'll learn:

Copperplate is the most widely recognized traditional calligraphy script and, thus, a must-have in every calligrapher's skillset. Even if you are a lover of Modern calligraphy, learning Copperplate will greatly enhance the beauty of your other hands!

  • The foundational structure and form of Copperplate Script
  • A detailed study of the full lowercase and uppercase alphabet
  • Alternate letterforms for adding variety to your script
  • An introduction to basic flourishing
  • Methods for evaluating your own writing to look for areas of improvement and consistency
  • Exercises for improving pen control

How this will work:

  • This is a live online group workshop via Zoom. 
  • Live lessons will be recorded and available following the final class session.
  • Each lesson will be approximately 2 hours with a 20-30 minute Q&A session at the end.
  • You will be able to see me and a close view of my paper.
  • You will be provided with guide sheets and handouts for download and printing.
  • The same class will be offered during two different times of the day to facilitate schedules and time zones. 










About Kestrel:

Kestrel, owner of INKMETHIS, is a San Francisco Bay Area calligrapher and engraver. After 14 years in public education, Kestrel left the school world for a life of creating and teaching beautiful writing!