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Intro to Copperplate Calligraphy

4-week series | April 17 – May 8 | Register Here


Tuesday evenings | April 17, April 24, May 1 and May 9

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Cure Coffeehouse and Brasserie, 503 Botetourt Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

Hip Innovative Boutique, 2170 William Styron Square South, Port Warwick, Newport News, VA 23606


Learn the art of creating beautiful letters in the Introduction to Copperplate Calligraphy course. Taught by professional calligrapher, Christen Allocco, you’ll learn to write the minuscule and majuscule (or, lowercase and uppercase) alphabets in this classic pointed pen script. Copperplate calligraphy is perfect for wedding invitations, signs, cards, envelopes, framed quotes and more. You’ll become familiar with the tools and tricks of the trade, experiment with different types of ink and nibs and learn terminology that will help you progress in this craft. This is a four-class series, meeting on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Supplies included.

Tools included:

Pack of 3 nibs
Oblique pen holder
Ink pot
Letterform exemplars

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