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Intro to Modern Calligraphy

  • Satin & Snow 1367 Wellington Street West Ottawa, ON, K1Y 3C2 Canada (map)
Photo by Melanie Mathieu Photography

Photo by Melanie Mathieu Photography

In this workshop you will learn:
-how to use a calligraphy pen & ink to create pretty, whimsical & modern calligraphy (upcoming weddings, anyone?)
- 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)
-light snacks & refreshments (because creativity and wine go hand in hand!)

COST: $100/per person
Registration is limited. Advance payment is required to secure your spot. 48 hours notice of cancellation required for full refund. 



This workshop will be held at the newly opened Satin & Snow Wedding Boutique in Ottawa, Ontario.

If you're a bride, bring your bridal party & get inspired! If not, well... who doesn't want to just hang out in this gorgeous space anyway?!

Take the opportunity to check out Satin & Snow's beautiful products, florals & decor!

Earlier Event: June 15
Intro to Modern Calligraphy
Later Event: July 20
Intro to Brush Calligraphy