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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

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:

  • Oblique Pen
  • Zebra G Nibs
  • Black Sumi Ink (Yasutomo)
  • Ink Pot
  • Washi Tape (to hold your ink pot in place)
  • Tracing Pad
  • Card Stock Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Cup of Water

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
New! Subscribe and get access to all B+C classes for just $10/mo, or purchase this class a la carte.
$10 | GET ALL ACCESS $29 | SINGLE COURSE
  • Lessons

1. Introduction

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
New! Subscribe and get access to all B+C classes for just $10/mo, or purchase this class a la carte.
$10 | GET ALL ACCESS $29 | SINGLE COURSE
  • Lessons

1. Introduction