Modern Calligraphy Made Easy video
Modern Calligraphy Made Easy
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Kristara has been a calligrapher for over 16 years since teaching herself broad- and fine-tip calligraphy when she was just 12 years old. Known for her modern take on calligraphy, Kristara has worked with countless couples and corporate clients to incorporate hand lettering into their wedding stationery, event signage and brand identity. Her work has been featured in numerous... Full bio »

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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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