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2017 Calligraphy Workshops

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I’m still working on fleshing out the rest of the year, but I’m excited to announce upcoming teaching gigs!! I’m so excited for this year, it’s going to be great. More workshops to come, be sure to come back and check out the updates. 

Brush Letter Crash Course

Friday, March 3 | 6-8 pm | SLC, Utah

I’ll be teaching a quick, yet thorough, brush lettering workshop opening night of the Vintage Whites Market at the Fairgrounds. No frills, breaks or treats; just getting intimate with A-Z. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Watercolor + Calligraphy Retreat

Saturday, March 4 | 10am-4pm | Draper, Utah

Natalie Malan and I are teaming up to bring the two hottest hobbies together! In this double-header retreat, learn watercolor florals and modern calligraphy in a 6 hour workshop. $155 ($145 for early birds!) class fee. All materials, snacks and lunch included. Beginner/Intermediate class. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Photo by Stephanie Lorraine Photography

Sew Simply Stitched Retreat

Thursday, March 16 | 2-5pm | Roosevelt, Utah

I’m teaching a brush lettering workshop as applied to quilting and textiles. I’ll be demonstrating how to use brush markers, readability, and ligatures for textile work. Register for the retreat: $25 early bird retreat entrance + $65 class fee. Materials included. Beginner/Intermediate class. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

 

Digitizing Calligraphy at LetterWorks

June 24-July 1 | 2.5 day workshop | Ogden, Utah

I’m pleased as punch to be presenting at the 36th International Lettering Arts Conference, LetterWorks. I’m teaching alongside my calligraphy IDOLS! The conference is geared towards all skill levels. I’m teaching a 2.5 day workshop on digitizing calligraphy. We will be using both Photoshop and Illustrator. Geared towards beginning/intermediate computer users. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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And hey, if you can’t make any of my in-person classes, there’s always online at calligraphy.org

Brush Lettering Workshop | Lehi, UT

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LAST CHANCE to sign up for this Thursday’s upcoming calligraphy workshop. We’re covering brush lettering and making customized tags for this season’s gift-giving. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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This class is going to be jam-packed full of great info, and tasty treats. For $80, you get:

  • materials (marker, pencil, paper, tags, ribbon, exemplar sheets)
  • treats
  • 2 hours of instruction

The instruction is hands-on. I’ll demonstrate the basic strokes, alphabet and walk around and help attendees with orientation, positioning and grip. Lefties, beginners and intermediate letterers are welcome! I demonstrate left-handed for left-handed guests, so no one gets left out.

Can’t make it to Paper Crush for the event? Take the online brush class HERE or sign up for our newsletter below.

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Love for Emily Pop Up Shop | FREE CALLIGRAPHY

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I don’t give away my calligraphy services for free. But when I do, it’s with good reason. On August 9th I will be participating in a Pop-Up Shop near Thanksgiving Point for Emily Meyers and her family. I’ll be setting up shop and doing calligraphy in exchange for donations. I’ll have a collection jar for donations and all of it will go towards Emily and her sweet family. 100%! I’ll have book marks, flat cards and 5×7 paper for quotes, names, inspirational words and more. I’ll be lettering your requests on-site.

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If there’s a word, short phrase or name you’ve always wanted in fancy pen and ink, now’s the time to get it done! I’ll have a few cards and things calligraphed ahead of time as well. See the map below for location details! See you there!

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Pop Up Shop #loveforEmily

August 9, 6-9pm

3401 N Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT

Last Month’s Salt & Honey Workshop

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Teaching calligraphy is my jam. I truly love igniting that passion for letters in other people and helping them understand how letter forms work, how the materials work together and helping them explore their own identity through letters and words. Teaching online is pretty much all I do these days, but I jump at any chance I have to teach in-person. If you’ve missed my live classes, check out calligraphy.org. It’s the next best thing to an in-person class because you get personal coaching from me and my co-calligrapher, Erika. We love what we do.

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Last month’s Salt & Honey workshop was a blast. We had a great time in such a gorgeous space with amazing food provided by The Patisserie. My mouth is watering and I have a sudden craving for toasted coconut cake just thinking about it.

Want more Salt & Honey? Their spring market is this weekend! Details here.

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Each guest got a custom pouch packed with all the essentials.

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And of course a place card with their name written on it in rose gold. Naturally. View More: http://photos.pass.us/salt--honey-workshop

Those cakes were divine. I may have had a couple slices. Of each.

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We had a dude show up!! Haha. Usually I have one. Guys who sign up for calligraphy workshops are very smart. They get to learn something new and they’re always outnumbered. ;)

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I was just so impressed at how passionate everyone was about letters, how much they learned in such a short time and how many beautiful marks were made!

All photos by Stephanie Lorraine Photography

Modern Calligraphy: In-Person Workshop in SLC, UT

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I’ll be teaching a calligraphy workshop this weekend in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah! I’m so excited to be teaming up with the awesome Salt + Honey Market to teach a beginning pointed pen class. It’ll be downtown at the Charcoal Loft from 2-5pm this upcoming Saturday, March 12, 2016. 

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In the pointed pen workshop, I’ll be teaching the essential foundations to modern pointed pen calligraphy to make it graceful and readable. The workshop includes:

  • Calligraphy kit (2 holders, 4 nibs, ink, pencil, handout and notepad as seen here)
  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Drinks & refreshments
  • Swag bag

I’ve been teaching calligraphy online and off for 5 years. Righties and lefties are both welcome.

The workshop starts from ground zero. If you’re coming with some experience, let me know at the beginning of class. I’ll have you work on some more challenging work during instruction time.

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Class sizes are small enough that I make rotations around during open practice to answer questions, physically adjust you to help with your positioning and encourage and critique your work. I look forward to meeting you on Saturday. SIGN UP HERE.

Unable to make it to Utah? Take the online class right here (same materials included holla!) and use code MARCH at checkout for 10% off. :) Expires 3/31/2016.

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