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Lauren Essl
INSTRUCTOR

You’re on your way to becoming a calligraphy pro. You already have the basics down. Now, step it up a notch with pointed pen calligraphy techniques. By the end of the class, you’ll be able to create pretty invites, greeting cards and envelopes addressed to your loved ones.

Intended as a follow-up to Calligraphy 101, you’ll learn the following in this class: A recap of calligraphic techniques, how to mix your own gouache, address envelopes with perfect alignment, and transform your calligraphy artwork into digital files for print.

Oh, by the way, once you purchase the class, we’ll send a confirmation with a link to watch the class. Your access never expires, and you can continue to access the class from the email link or from your Orders page.

INTERMEDIATE
Skill Level
1 HOUR
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.

ALL YOU NEED TO TAKE THIS CLASS ARE:

  • Oblique Pen
  • Zebra G Nibs
  • Black Sumi Ink (Yasutomo)
  • Ink Pot
  • Opera Rose Gouache (Winsor & Newton)
  • White Ink (Dr. Ph. Martin’s)
  • Envelopes (Light Color) - Size A7
  • Envelopes (Dark Color) - Size A7
  • Marker Paper (Canson)
  • Scratch Paper (or Post-it Big Pad)
  • Ruler
  • Artograph Light Pad
  • Washi Tape
  • Eraser
  • Pencil
  • Paper Towels
  • Computer & Scanner
  • Adobe Illustrator

THE WORKBOOK INCLUDES:

  • Grid for Addressing Envelopes
  • Diagonal Practice Grid
  • Practice Sentence
  • Common Words
  • Examples of All 50 States

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Calligraphy 201 Online Class

Learn advanced calligraphy techniques. You’ll transform your handwritten artwork into digital files.
Instructor: Lauren Essl
Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE
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

2. Supplies Overview

3. Connecting Letters

4. How to Mix Gouache

5. Addressing Envelopes

6. Preparing to Digitize

7. Digitizing & Final Remarks

Calligraphy 201 Online Class

Learn advanced calligraphy techniques. You’ll transform your handwritten artwork into digital files.
Instructor: Lauren Essl
Skill Level: INTERMEDIATE
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

2. Supplies Overview

3. Connecting Letters

4. How to Mix Gouache

5. Addressing Envelopes

6. Preparing to Digitize

7. Digitizing & Final Remarks