Workshops are a great way to learn a new art while having fun andgetting one-on-one instruction time. (Too far away to come in person? Check out my list of recommended tools for beginners on Paper and Ink Arts' website here.)
Monday, July 23 6-8 p.m. Intro to Modern Calligraphy Art & Soul Spirited Home $100 per person
It's back! Intro to Modern Calligraphy provides you with the tools you need to get started in pointed pen calligraphy and hands-on instruction on how to use them. We’ll cover the basics of modern calligraphy, including: how to hold and use a pointed pen, creating basic practice strokes and letterforms, and word practice. You’ll also get an introduction to composition and styling with personal instruction and feedback. You will walk away with your own set of the tools you need to develop your pretty writing style! This is a very fun, no-pressure workshop for anyone interested in learning a new skill, improving their beginner’s hand, or a fun night out with friends. Supplies and Attire: All supplies will be provided Level: Beginner
July 26 6:30 p.m.- 9(ish) p.m. Watercolor Calligraphy Spirited Art Huntsville $65 per person
Come and enjoy a fun evening out learning the gorgeous technique of calligraphy lettering with brushes and watercolors.In this low-pressure, beginner-level workshop, Christina will show you how to use a paintbrush to make beautiful, watery letters with watercolor paint as your medium.We will start with the basics of hand lettering and getting familiar with the tools you will be provided. We’ll do warm-up exercises with basic strokes and letter formations, then take it from there to create words. All with plenty of practice time, individualized instruction, and Q&A.Once comfortable with the tools, you’ll make some magic happen with what we have just learned: using color, water, and the flexibility of the brush to create a gorgeous framed watercolor calligraphy piece that will be perfect in your decor.This class is truly a special calligraphy class where you’ll leave with a unique piece of artwork that you have created.If you’re a novice to using a paintbrush or just wanting a fun night out, plan to come have some fun!!