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Intro to Modern Calligraphy

  • Zibi 3 Rue Eddy Gatineau, QC, J8X 2J7 Canada (map)

In this workshop you will learn:
-how to use a calligraphy pen & ink to create pretty, whimsical & modern calligraphy for fun projects
- what "modern calligraphy" means, and why it is different from traditional styles you may be used to
-how to assemble and prepare your tools (& hold them properly!)
-what "basic strokes" are, and how to master them
-how to put together a basic alphabet using the proper strokes & shapes

Registration includes:
-3 hours of hands-on instruction
-a take-home starter kit with everything you need practice your skills afterwards (pencil, pen holder, nibs, black India ink, letter/word templates, guideline sheets and spare practice sheets)

Photos by Chance Faulkner

Photos by Chance Faulkner

COST: $90/per person
Registration is limited. Advance payment is required to secure your spot.


This workshop will be hosted at CRAFTFEST, the biggest craft Popup Shop this city has ever seen, in an historic brick building atop the Ottawa River.

More than 100 Canadian made brands across all categories. On top of the workshop, you will be able to take advantage of the opportunity to shop local for Canada 150!

Earlier Event: April 29
Intro to Brush Calligraphy
Later Event: June 29
Intro to Modern Calligraphy