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Intro to Copperplate Calligraphy

4-week series | January 29- February 19 | Register Here


Monday evenings, January 29, February 5, February 12 & February 19

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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 Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Supplies and snacks are included, just bring a ruler.

Tools included:

Pack of 3 nibs
Oblique pen holder
Ink pot
Letterform exemplars
54° triangle for slant line

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