• Time

    40 Minutes

  • Skill Level



  • ✍ 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).

    • Introduction
    • Supplies
    • Workspace
    • Using the Pen
    • Using the Grid
    • Lowercase Letters
    • Uppercase Letters
    • Numbers
    • Connecting Letters
    • Greeting Cards
    • Final Remarks
  • 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.



    • 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!

About the Instructor

Lauren Essl

Lauren Essl

Lauren Essl is the founder of Blue Eye Brown Eye, a calligraphy and design studio based in Fort Worth, TX. Lauren’s background is in letterpress printing and her work has been featured on blogs like Style Me Pretty, Ruffled, Grey Likes Weddings, Green Wedding Shoes, 100 Layer Cake, and Wedding Chicks. Did we mention that her stationery has been sold nationwide at Anthropologie stores? We totally want her perfect penmanship. Luckily, Lauren is here to share her know-how with Y-O-U!