Learn the creative art of modern calligraphy with a fun and laid back approach to lettering that will level up your holiday gift tags, cards, and hosting displays. Perfect for home decor enthusiasts, DIY bride-to-be’s, and anyone looking for a relaxing hobby or a lively new form of art. Building confidence and muscle memory in this workshop will give you skills to practice beyond class time with your new art materials. This workshop is for anyone completely new to calligraphy or can be a refresher for those who have tried it out before.
- Class includes 1.5 hours of instruction and demonstration
- a beginners calligraphy kit for you to take home after the class (pen nibs, ink pot, letter guides, name place holder, tracing paper, and all materials to write on)
Additionally, we will be creating a take home acrylic ornament at the end of our class time
- Warm beverages to sip on will you script
Mandy is a teacher and artist with over ten years of experience. Her interest in beautiful lettering started at the age of ten when she received a calligraphy kit for Christmas and she hasn’t stopped lettering since. She has taught paint classes and art nights at the Lyric Theatre, Family Resource Centre, and of course at the high school where she works full time as an art teacher. She is the face behind “Swift Script” where she creates custom family, pet, and house illustrations alongside modern hand lettering.
“I’m so excited to build connection and community through this beginner’s calligraphy workshop. I look forward to a fun night creating and learning with you! I’m also excited to donate the proceeds of the event to our local SPCA in collaboration with the SCCHS Sarah McDonald Pet Food Drive.”
Please note tickets are non refundable but are transferable.