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Skill Level: Beginner
Kristara Schnippert
Modern Calligraphy Made Easy
Modern Calligraphy Made Easy
Kristara Schnippert, Instructor

Join professional calligrapher and hand-lettering artist Kristara Schnippert as she teaches the basics of modern, pointed-pen calligraphy. Soon you'll be creating your own beautiful stationery and more.

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Have you ever wished you could create custom stationery and invitations with beautiful calligraphy? Today's modern take on pointed-pen calligraphy is easier than you might think. Join professional calligrapher and hand-lettering artist Kristara Schnippert as she teaches you everything you need to know to get started in modern calligraphy! She'll show you step by step how to create strokes, letters and words increasing your knowledge each step of the way. You'll also discover tips on fixing common calligraphy trouble spots.

In this class you'll learn how to:
  • Select essential calligraphy supplies like ink, nibs and paper.
  • Identify the different parts of a nib.
  • Prepare the nib and properly hold the pen.
  • Prepare your ink and dip your pen.
  • Mix your own custom ink.
  • Write calligraphy letterforms, numbers and symbols.
  • Connect letters and write words.
  • Create basic layouts.
  • Make custom dessert toppers.
Class includes two exclusive alphabets and complete instructions to make four exclusive projects: Thank You So Very Much Card, Gold Gift Tags, Black & White Dessert Toppers and Gold-Leaf Wooden Coasters.

Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class patterns in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
FREE -- Class Overview
01:54
FREE -- Introduction
04:53
Calligraphy Supplies
10:11
Getting to Know Your Nib
05:08
Key Terminology
08:33
Getting Started
14:33
Skills & Techniques
10:38
Troubleshooting
04:59
Lettering Basics
42:25
Forming Words & Sentences
17:59
Thank You So Very Much Card
06:31
Gold Gift Tags
05:11
Black & White Dessert Toppers
07:20
Gold-Leaf Wooden Coasters
09:42
Class Wrap-Up
02:34
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Customer Reviews for Modern Calligraphy Made Easy:

Average Rating:
5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 8 customers.)

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November 19, 2016
Dorothy W
I love Calligraphy. And wanted to start this class.
I have done some on my own, Bt this class is much better to learno ne on one.
Thank you
But where do I purchase supplies? I have some here, But I lie the lines paper, And cannot find it locally
October 9, 2016
Judith L
AWESOME! Just what I was looking for. Clear, concise & I prefer & love modern calligraphy. Excellent teacher. Highly recommend to someone just learning calligraphy as I am.
August 7, 2016
Yvette U
This class was awesome !!! Helpful, clear, encouraging ! The price point was great compared to other online courses, totally worth it. Would love to see more videos with maybe more alphabets and ideas for other projects. Thank you !
July 29, 2016
Elizabeh C
I am just starting to practice my calligraphy. The videos are clear and helpful. The rest is up to me to practice, practice, practice.
May 30, 2016
Kathy R
I found your class very informing. It was exactly what I was looking for Kristara is a very good teacher, she is informing. I enjoyed the class very much.

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