Dec 5-6 // Grand Rapids, MI

Dec 5-6 // Grand Rapids, MI


Where: Grand Rapids, MI (venue TBD)

When: Dec 5th-6th, 2015 12pm-6pm

Class Size: 10-20 Students


This 2-day course explores the basics of modern calligraphy and hand lettering from the ground up. You'll learn about pointed pen calligraphy tools, hand lettering tools, how to construct letterforms, the basics of composition and design, and a history of the craft.

In this course, you'll also gain insight of the next steps you'll need to take to progress your skill set, including an introduction to intermediate concepts.



After completing this course, students are expected to be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of pointed pen calligraphy tools & lettering materials
  • Show confidence with pen pressure and release techniques along with the basics of illustrating letters with pencil, paper, and pen
  • Demonstrate use of visual hierarchies in message building within a composition
  • Present a working knowledge of the modernized copperplate alphabet along with non-traditional visual techniques


Each student will be provided a introductory calligraphy and lettering kit curated by Molly Jacques.



  • Yourself!




Sorry, there are no refunds once you've purchased your place in the class.



*once you pay for the workshop, we will use the email associated with your purchase to reach out to you about course details. If you have not received any information about the workshop within 72 hours of the class, please email us here.

*travel and accommodations not included.

*This class is beginner level. Students with no previous knowledge are more than welcome (and encouraged!) to sign up. If you are intermediate level, you're welcome too! That being said, I'd highly recommend taking my Lettering & Digital Techniques course if you're at intermediate level and are looking for a course to really progress your skills. This class can 100% be applied to calligraphy techniques.

*College student discount available upon request

*Snacks and refreshments provided

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