The Art of the Oval



Updated handouts in 2021!!
If you have taken this course over the years, join again for all new flourishing examples!


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Are you ready to take your script to the next level?

What you'll learn:

  • BRAND NEW SET OF FLOURISHES!! Updated handouts as of Jan 2021!
  • A wide variety of flourishes that can be applied to Copperplate, Modern, Spencerian, or whatever script you prefer!
  • Extending the lines of a script to let your letters blossom
  • Assessing best oval angles
  • Intersecting, implied and nesting ovals
  • Avoiding hotspots: what should and what should not intersect
  • How to keep flourishes light and airy for an elegant feel
  • Multiple options for flourishing each letter from simple to more ornate
  • Creating balance in whole words and short phrases


She is so down to earth, encouraging, and thorough in her teachings!


Your calligraphy talents and accomplishments are only overshadowed by your goodness and kind spirit.


If you can ever learn from her - do it!!! She’s the BEST!!

How this will work:

  • This is a live online group workshop via Zoom. 
  • Live lessons will be recorded and available for replay.
  • 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.
  • The same class will be offered during two different times of the day to facilitate schedules and time zones. 








Her advice about how to focus your practice and how to analyze your work from pictures is GOLD.


I try to catch anything Suzanne does. She is such a real person with great advice and is such an encourager.


Love Suzanne! Beautiful personality, beautiful calligraphy, beautiful soul.










About Suzanne:

Suzanne Cunningham needs no introduction to many of us in the calligraphy community! With 27 years of experience, her skill and grace constantly wow us. Suzanne offers commissioned calligraphy services and teaches workshops as well as private lessons. See more of Suzanne's work on Instagram @suzcunningham.