I have been running beginners’ brush lettering workshops for a few years now, and I still get a buzz out of sharing what I’ve learned. There’s always something special about seeing those first hesitant brush strokes turn into confident letters and words by the end of the class. One session might not make you into…
I have been teaching beginners brush and brush pen calligraphy workshops for a few years now, and I still haven’t gotten the hang of remembering to take photos. That’s why this time I asked my talented friends Sab and Sam to come capture the day for these workshops in April. Awesome video from Sam; photos…
Have you ever tried etching? I had a chance to try out this very old print-making technique in a workshop, as my birthday present to myself.
Here’s what I’ve been up to in terms of brush calligraphy workshops this year. More to come soon!
On a whim at the start of a long weekend, I decided to make a brush lettering zine.
My first ever solo Brush Basics workshop, with a new reference booklet and folder for worksheets, was a hit!
I was very excited to run the first of a two part workshop at Beau Est Mien, in which our students first learned brush calligraphy and then from their work created screens to print with. I was also lucky enough to get to participate in the second, screen printing part, using my own lettering artwork!
I love being able to dabble with different techniques and styles. Venturing out of my comfort zone, I was really excited to attend Karim Jabbari’s Arabic calligraphy workshop at the Goods Shed in Claremont.
A few snaps from my recent beginners brush lettering workshop, complete with worksheets and a free calligraphy guide sheet.