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Jun
15
1:30 PM13:30

Modern Calligraphy with Anne-Marie Rodger

Modern calligraphy is an whimsical, updated take on traditional calligraphy scripts that encourages you to create your own personal style of writing. While still using contrasting downstrokes and upstrokes as a foundation, it allows you the freedom make beautiful written pieces using a system that you have customized for yourself. Anne Marie (IG: @evergreen_lettering_co) will show you the basics you need to get started on finding your own style.

Supplies: Brush pens, dip pen holder, ink, fine dip pen nibs (ie: Cito fein or Steno “Blue Pumpkin”), pencil, eraser, and dotted/grid paper pad

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Jun
15
10:30 AM10:30

Cursive Writing with Carolyn Mele

Learn the endangered art of cursive handwriting or improve your handwriting with an experienced and passionate calligrapher and cursive instructor, Carolyn Mele.

Since the advent of the computer and mobile phones, digital messages have become the norm.  With little to no practice of penmanship,  our handwriting has become illegible.  Increase your confidence and learn the skills to improve your handwriting or come as a beginner and learn cursive all over again!

Supplies: a pencil, a pen that you are comfortable working with, and an A4/Letter-sized lined paper pad.

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Jun
8
10:30 AM10:30

Hand Lettering & Wax Seals with Kata Law

Learn creative hand lettering using a variety of media with Kata (IG: @kataish). Hand lettering is a form of artistic expression that transforms the written word into beautiful pieces of art. It’s perfect for all types of illustrative and decorative projects, from label making and card writing to journal keeping!

In addition, Kata will also show you how to work with sealing wax and brass stamps to add a vintage touch to your creative projects and written correspondence.

Supplies: Brush pens, fineliner markers, pencil, eraser, watercolour paints, watercolour brushes and blank paper pad

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Jun
1
1:30 PM13:30

Art of Journaling with Kata Law

Transform your journals into more than just a written record of your day! Use them as creative outlets with beautiful illustrations and drawings to capture your thoughts. Kata (IG: @kataish) will show you different techniques and tricks using a variety of media to add an artistic touch to your memoirs.

Supplies: Your journal and any art supplies you are comfortable using (ie: watercolours & brushes, brush pens, colour pencils, fineliner pens and etc)

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Jun
1
10:30 AM10:30

"Tell Me What You See" Visual Writing Prompts with Caroline Topperman

Tell Me What You See is the fresh perspective creative souls have been looking for. More than just for writers, this workshop with Caroline (IG: @styleontheside) will help you unleash your creativity by using photographs from around the world to spark your imagination. You will be inspired to create miniature stories by taking an extra second to absorb your surroundings. Bring your favourite pens & notebooks, and join us in creating something new.

Supplies: notebook & any pen with which you are comfortable writing

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May
18
1:00 PM13:00

Foundations of Calligraphy with Aline Chan

Learn the basics of traditional bookhand calligraphy! Aline Chan’s hugely popular Foundations of Calligraphy will give you the introduction techniques you need to begin exploring traditional Bookhand styles.

Supplies: Pilot (3.8mm) Parallel Pen, 3mm dip pen nib, dip pen holder, ink, pencil, eraser, ruler, grid paper pad

Cost: $55 + HST; supplies extra.

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May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Uncial & Celtic Calligraphy with Aline Chan

Uncial is a majuscule script developed over a thousand years ago. Characterized by broad single stroke letters using simple round forms , it can be commonly found in medieval manuscripts. Today, it is often closely associated with Celtic culture. Aline Chan will show you the basic techniques of uncial calligraphy so that you can beginning exploring this beautiful script.

Supplies: 6.0mm Pilot Parallel Pen, A4 grid/dot-grid notepad, bottled ink, eraser, pencil, and ruler.

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May
11
1:30 PM13:30

Ornamental Penmanship with Carolyn Mele

For those who are already comfortable with cursive writing and are looking to further improve their penmanship, Carolyn will be demonstrating various ornamental elements that can be used in your everyday handwriting to add an elegant touch to your written work. Whether you are using handwriting for social correspondence or personal journaling, Ornamental Penmanship will add a beautiful flair to your writing.

Supplies: a pen you are comfortable writing with and an A4 ruled paper pad

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May
11
10:30 AM10:30

Cursive Writing with Carolyn Mele

Learn the endangered art of cursive handwriting or improve your handwriting with an experienced and passionate calligrapher and cursive instructor, Carolyn Mele.

Since the advent of the computer and mobile phones, digital messages have become the norm.  With little to no practice of penmanship,  our handwriting has become illegible.  Increase your confidence and learn the skills to improve your handwriting or come as a beginner and learn cursive all over again!

Supplies: a pencil, a pen that you are comfortable working with, and an A4/Letter-sized lined paper pad.

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Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Foundations of Calligraphy with Aline Chan

Learn the basics of traditional bookhand calligraphy! Aline Chan’s hugely popular Foundations of Calligraphy will give you the introduction techniques you need to begin exploring traditional Bookhand styles.

Supplies: Pilot (3.8mm) Parallel Pen, 3mm dip pen nib, dip pen holder, ink, pencil, eraser, ruler, grid paper pad

Cost: $55 + HST; supplies extra.

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Apr
13
1:30 PM13:30

Ornamental Penmanship with Carolyn Mele

For those who are already comfortable with cursive writing and are looking to further improve their penmanship, Carolyn will be demonstrating various ornamental elements that can be used in your everyday handwriting to add an elegant touch to your written work. Whether you are using handwriting for social correspondence or personal journaling, Ornamental Penmanship will add a beautiful flair to your writing.

Supplies: a pen you are comfortable writing with and an A4 ruled paper pad

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Apr
13
10:30 AM10:30

Cursive Writing with Carolyn Mele

Learn the endangered art of cursive handwriting or improve your handwriting with an experienced and passionate calligrapher and cursive instructor, Carolyn Mele.

Since the advent of the computer and mobile phones, digital messages have become the norm.  With little to no practice of penmanship,  our handwriting has become illegible.  Increase your confidence and learn the skills to improve your handwriting or come as a beginner and learn cursive all over again!

Supplies: a pencil, a pen that you are comfortable working with, and an A4/Letter-sized lined paper pad.

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Apr
6
10:30 AM10:30

Modern Calligraphy with Anne-Marie Rodger

Modern calligraphy is an whimsical, updated take on traditional calligraphy scripts that encourages you to create your own personal style of writing. While still using contrasting downstrokes and upstrokes as a foundation, it allows you the freedom make beautiful written pieces using a system that you have customized for yourself. Anne Marie (IG: @evergreen_lettering_co) will show you the basics you need to get started on finding your own style.

Supplies: Brush pens, dip pen holder, ink, fine dip pen nibs (ie: Cito fein or Steno “Blue Pumpkin”), pencil, eraser, and dotted/grid paper pad

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Mar
30
1:30 PM13:30

Hand Lettering & Wax Seals with Kata Law

Learn creative hand lettering using a variety of media with Kata (IG: @kataish). Hand lettering is a form of artistic expression that transforms the written word into beautiful pieces of art. It’s perfect for all types of illustrative and decorative projects, from label making and card writing to journal keeping!

In addition, Kata will also show you how to work with sealing wax and brass stamps to add a vintage touch to your creative projects and written correspondence.

Supplies: Brush pens, fineliner markers, pencil, eraser, watercolour paints, watercolour brushes and blank paper pad

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Mar
16
1:30 PM13:30

Art of Journaling with Kata Law

Transform your journals into more than just a written record of your day! Use them as creative outlets with beautiful illustrations and drawings to capture your thoughts. Kata (IG: @kataish) will show you different techniques and tricks using a variety of media to add an artistic touch to your memoirs.

Supplies: Your journal and any art supplies you are comfortable using (ie: watercolours & brushes, brush pens, colour pencils, fineliner pens and etc)

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Mar
2
1:30 PM13:30

Ornamental Penmanship with Carolyn Mele

For those who are already comfortable with cursive writing and are looking to further improve their penmanship, Carolyn will be demonstrating various ornamental elements that can be used in your everyday handwriting to add an elegant touch to your written work. Whether you are using handwriting for social correspondence or personal journaling, Ornamental Penmanship will add a beautiful flair to your writing.

Supplies: a pen you are comfortable writing with and an A4 ruled paper pad

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Mar
2
10:30 AM10:30

Cursive Writing with Carolyn Mele

Learn the endangered art of cursive handwriting or improve your handwriting with an experienced and passionate calligrapher and cursive instructor, Carolyn Mele.

Since the advent of the computer and mobile phones, digital messages have become the norm.  With little to no practice of penmanship,  our handwriting has become illegible.  Increase your confidence and learn the skills to improve your handwriting or come as a beginner and learn cursive all over again!

Supplies: a pencil, a pen that you are comfortable working with, and an A4/Letter-sized lined paper pad.

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Feb
23
1:00 PM13:00

Foundations of Calligraphy with Aline Chan

Learn the basics of traditional calligraphy! Aline Chan’s hugely popular Foundations of Calligraphy will give you the introduction techniques you need to explore traditional Italic and Bookhand styles.

Supplies: Pilot (3.8mm) Parallel Pen, 3mm dip pen nib, dip pen holder, ink, pencil, eraser, ruler, grid paper pad

Cost: $55 + HST; supplies extra.

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Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Neuland Monoline & Broad Edge Calligraphy with Aline Chan

Originally created as a font by Rudolph Koch for the Klingspor Type Foundry in 1923, Neuland is an expressive and bold calligraphy style. Using 6.0mm Pilot Parallel pen, Aline will show you two variants of this style: Monoline and Broad Edge. This style of calligraphy is especially suited to graphic work with a modern look.

Supplies: 6.0mm Pilot Parallel pen, fountain pen ink, A4 grid paper pad, pencil, eraser, ruler

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Feb
9
1:30 PM13:30

Hand Lettering & Wax Seals with Kata Law

Learn creative hand lettering using a variety of media with Kata (IG: @kataish). Hand lettering is a form of artistic expression that transforms the written word into beautiful pieces of art. It’s perfect for all types of illustrative and decorative projects, from label making and card writing to journal keeping!

In addition, Kata will also show you how to work with sealing wax and brass stamps to add a vintage touch to your creative projects and written correspondence.

Supplies: Brush pens, fineliner markers, pencil, eraser, watercolour paints, watercolour brushes and blank paper pad

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Feb
9
10:30 AM10:30

Modern Calligraphy with Anne-Marie Rodger

Modern calligraphy is an whimsical, updated take on traditional calligraphy scripts that encourages you to create your own personal style of writing. While still using contrasting downstrokes and upstrokes as a foundation, it allows you the freedom make beautiful written pieces using a system that you have customized for yourself. Anne Marie (IG: @evergreen_lettering_co) will show you the basics you need to get started on finding your own style.

Supplies: Brush pens, dip pen holder, ink, fine dip pen nibs (ie: Cito fein or Steno “Blue Pumpkin”), pencil, eraser, and dotted/grid paper pad

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Feb
2
10:30 AM10:30

Cursive Writing with Carolyn Mele

Learn the endangered art of cursive handwriting or improve your handwriting with an experienced and passionate calligrapher and cursive instructor, Carolyn Mele.

Since the advent of the computer and mobile phones, digital messages have become the norm.  With little to no practice of penmanship,  our handwriting has become illegible.  Increase your confidence and learn the skills to improve your handwriting or come as a beginner and learn cursive all over again!

Supplies: a pencil, a pen that you are comfortable working with, and an A4/Letter-sized lined paper pad.

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Jan
26
2:00 PM14:00

Bone Script with Aline Chan

Bone (or “Osteon”), is an alphabet that is done with a broad edged pen – a 6mm Parallel pen is recommended. Working with this alphabet promotes awareness of the white shapes between and within the strokes.  Bone lends itself to close placement of letters, and calls for framing white spaces with its broad black strokes as you explore pen twists, rotations, pivots and slides. A great hand for designers, calligraphers and letter lovers, Bone is a modification of the classical upright bookhand and was invented by scribe Jacqueline Svaren in 1972.

This alphabet works well when written without guidelines. Once you are comfortable with the letterforms you can experiment with various ways of using this hand, through a series of demonstrations and design exercises. Bone is organic, fun, warm, and assertive; it is essentially drawing with shape.

Supplies: 6.0mm Pilot Parallel pen, fountain pen ink, A4 grid paper pad, pencil, ruler

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Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Foundations of Calligraphy with Aline Chan

Learn the basics of traditional calligraphy! Aline Chan’s hugely popular Foundations of Calligraphy will give you the introduction techniques you need to explore traditional Italic and Bookhand styles.

Supplies: Pilot (3.8mm) Parallel Pen, 3mm dip pen nib, dip pen holder, ink, pencil, eraser, ruler, grid paper pad

Cost: $55 + HST; supplies extra.

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Jan
12
1:30 PM13:30

Modern Calligraphy with Anne-Marie Rodger

Modern calligraphy is an whimsical, updated take on traditional script calligraphy that encourages you to create your own personal style of writing. While still using contrasting downstrokes and upstrokes as a foundation, it allows you the freedom make beautiful written pieces using a system that you have customized for yourself. Anne Marie (IG: @evergreen_lettering_co) will show you the basics you need to get started on finding your own style.

Supplies: Brush pens, dip pen holder, ink, fine dip pen nibs (ie: Cito fein or Steno “Blue Pumpkin”), pencil, eraser, and dotted/grid paper pad

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Jan
12
10:30 AM10:30

Ornamental Penmanship with Carolyn Mele

For those who are already comfortable with cursive writing and are looking to further improve their penmanship, Carolyn will be demonstrating various ornamental elements that can be used in your everyday handwriting to add an elegant touch to your written work. Whether you are using handwriting for social correspondence or personal journaling, Ornamental Penmanship will add a beautiful flair to your writing.

Supplies: a pen you are comfortable writing with and an A4 ruled paper pad

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Nov
24
1:00 PM13:00

Foundations of Calligraphy with Alin

Learn the basics of traditional calligraphy! Alin Chan’s hugely popular Foundations of Calligraphy will give you the introduction techniques you need to explore traditional Italic and Bookhand styles.

Supplies: Pilot Parallel Pen, 3mm dip pen nib, dip pen holder, ink, pencil, eraser, ruler, grid paper pad

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Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Spencerian with Alin

Give your written correspondence a more traditional aesthetic! Seasoned calligrapher Alin Chan will show you the basics of Spencerian Script, the 19th-century calligraphy style upon which modern cursive writing is based.

Supplies: Pencil, eraser, ruler, dip pen holder, ink, fine dip pen nibs (ie: Cito fein or Steno “Blue Pumpkin”), grid paper pad
 

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Nov
10
2:00 PM14:00

Modern Calligraphy with Anne Marie

Modern calligraphy is an whimsical, updated take on traditional calligraphy scripts that encourages you to create your own personal style of writing. While still using contrasting downstrokes and upstrokes as a foundation, it allows you the freedom make beautiful written pieces using a system that you have customized for yourself. Anne Marie (IG: @evergreen_lettering_co) will show you the basics you need to get started on finding your own style.

Supplies: Brush pens, dip pen holder, ink, fine dip pen nibs (ie: Cito fein or Steno “Blue Pumpkin”), pencil, eraser, and dotted/grid paper pad
 

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Nov
10
11:00 AM11:00

Art of Journaling with Kata

Transform your journals into more than just a written record of your day! Use them as creative outlets with beautiful illustrations and drawings to capture your thoughts. Kata (IG: @kataish) will show you techniques and tricks using a variety of media to add an artistic touch to your memoirs.

Supplies: Brush pens, pencil crayons, fineliner markers, pencil, eraser, watercolour paints, watercolour brushes and your journal!
 

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