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Skill Level: Beginner

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.

Kristara Schnippert
Modern Calligraphy Made Easy
Kristara Schnippert, Instructor
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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.

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FREE -- Class Overview
FREE -- Introduction
Calligraphy Supplies
Getting to Know Your Nib
Key Terminology
Getting Started
Skills & Techniques
Lettering Basics
Forming Words & Sentences
Thank You So Very Much Card
Gold Gift Tags
Black & White Dessert Toppers
Gold-Leaf Wooden Coasters
Class Wrap-Up
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Class Project Photos

Customer Reviews for Modern Calligraphy Made Easy:

Average Rating:
5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 12 customers.)

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July 12, 2023
Miriam P
I love this class! It has everything I need from start to finish!
November 5, 2020
Rosemary O
I am new to calligraphy and was looking for a program like this. Thank you so much. Wonderful class!
March 24, 2018
Yvonne R
WOW! What a brilliant class with a marvelous teacher. I love (Calligraphy) it is so relaxing to watch and great skill to master the techniques that this teacher was showing us in the class. I am 'hooked' for life and I see words differently now.
Thank you Kristara for an excellent class!
December 18, 2017
Annette S
I haven't watched the entire class yet. I am still practicing the strokes. So far everything has been very clear and concise. This is something I have wanted to learn for a long time.
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

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