Calligraphy 101 Online Class

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Overview
Lauren Essl
Instructor

✍ Take your calligraphy designs from amateur to pro. Learn calligraphy font basics of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and phrases. You’ll walk away with the skills and confidence to make your own custom greeting cards and more!

Lettering extraordinaire Lauren Essl covers all the need-to-know basics of pointed pen calligraphy. During the class, she’ll walk you through everything from your basic supply list to the right way to dip your pen. She’ll also take you step-by-step through basic script writing technique for numbers, uppercase, and lowercase letters. Not only will you walk away with beautiful hand-lettered greeting cards to share with your friends, you’ll also get alphabet templates, grids, and calligraphy practice sheets.

You can purchase this class as part of our Lettering Lover Bundle along with two other classes for $61 (valued at $87).

Beginner
Skill Level
40 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets prepared by Lauren that are available for download after purchase.


SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:



CLASS WORKSHEETS INCLUDE:


  • Common Words
  • Diagonal Practice Grid
  • Lauren’s Favorite Supplies
  • Greeting Card Sayings
  • Lowercase Script
  • Uppercase Script

Are you a lefty? If so, don't you worry. This class will still work for you!

Calligraphy 101 Online Class

In search of calligraphy classes for beginners? You've come to the right place! In this intro course, you'll learn fundamental techniques and tips from calligraphy pro Lauren Essl.
Instructor: Lauren Essl
Skill Level: Beginner
$29.00
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1. Introduction

Learn more about your instructor, Lauren, and what you will be making.
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2. Supplies

Lauren will go over the supplies you’ll need to complete her class.
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3. Workspace Prep

Learn how to set up your workspace so that supplies are easily accessible when you start working.
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4. Using the Pen

Learn how to assemble, hold, and dip your calligraphy pen.
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5. Using the Grid

Learn how to use grid paper and practice a few warm up strokes to get started.
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6. Lowercase Letters

Learn how to write the alphabet in lowercase, when to apply and release pressure, and where to start letter shapes.
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7. Uppercase Letters

Use the techniques you learned in the previous lesson to write the alphabet in uppercase.
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8. Numbers

Now that you know how to write out the alphabet, learn how to create an entire set of numbers.
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9. Connecting Letters

Learn all of Lauren's tips and tricks for connecting letters to create words and phrases.
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10. Greeting Cards

Apply all the skills you’ve learned to your final project: Writing out different quotes on stationery to create a greeting card set.
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11. Tips + Tricks

Practice makes perfect. Lauren will go over how often to practice, where to practice, tracing techniques, and more!
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  • Overview
  • Materials
  • Downloads
Overview
Lauren Essl
Instructor

✍ Take your calligraphy designs from amateur to pro. Learn calligraphy font basics of upper and lower case letters, numbers, and phrases. You’ll walk away with the skills and confidence to make your own custom greeting cards and more!

Lettering extraordinaire Lauren Essl covers all the need-to-know basics of pointed pen calligraphy. During the class, she’ll walk you through everything from your basic supply list to the right way to dip your pen. She’ll also take you step-by-step through basic script writing technique for numbers, uppercase, and lowercase letters. Not only will you walk away with beautiful hand-lettered greeting cards to share with your friends, you’ll also get alphabet templates, grids, and calligraphy practice sheets.

You can purchase this class as part of our Lettering Lover Bundle along with two other classes for $61 (valued at $87).

Beginner
Skill Level
40 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to take this course are the supplies listed below and the class worksheets prepared by Lauren that are available for download after purchase.


SUPPLIES NEEDED TO TAKE THE CLASS:



CLASS WORKSHEETS INCLUDE:


  • Common Words
  • Diagonal Practice Grid
  • Lauren’s Favorite Supplies
  • Greeting Card Sayings
  • Lowercase Script
  • Uppercase Script

Are you a lefty? If so, don't you worry. This class will still work for you!

Calligraphy 101 Online Class

In search of calligraphy classes for beginners? You've come to the right place! In this intro course, you'll learn fundamental techniques and tips from calligraphy pro Lauren Essl.
Instructor: Lauren Essl
Skill Level: Beginner
$29.00
BUY NOW
  • Lessons
Now Playing

Teaser

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33 secs
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Now Playing

1. Introduction

Learn more about your instructor, Lauren, and what you will be making.
lock
Now Playing

2. Supplies

Lauren will go over the supplies you’ll need to complete her class.
lock
Now Playing

3. Workspace Prep

Learn how to set up your workspace so that supplies are easily accessible when you start working.
lock
Now Playing

4. Using the Pen

Learn how to assemble, hold, and dip your calligraphy pen.
lock
Now Playing

5. Using the Grid

Learn how to use grid paper and practice a few warm up strokes to get started.
lock
Now Playing

6. Lowercase Letters

Learn how to write the alphabet in lowercase, when to apply and release pressure, and where to start letter shapes.
lock
Now Playing

7. Uppercase Letters

Use the techniques you learned in the previous lesson to write the alphabet in uppercase.
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Now Playing

8. Numbers

Now that you know how to write out the alphabet, learn how to create an entire set of numbers.
lock
Now Playing

9. Connecting Letters

Learn all of Lauren's tips and tricks for connecting letters to create words and phrases.
lock
Now Playing

10. Greeting Cards

Apply all the skills you’ve learned to your final project: Writing out different quotes on stationery to create a greeting card set.
lock
Now Playing

11. Tips + Tricks

Practice makes perfect. Lauren will go over how often to practice, where to practice, tracing techniques, and more!
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