Calligraphy for Everyone
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Calligraphy for Everyone

Take your calligraphy skills from amateur to pro in under an hour.
3.8 (40 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
448 students enrolled
Created by Brit + Co
Last updated 12/2014
English
Price: $20
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Learn to write numbers, upper case, and lower case letters
Learn how to create 6 useful greeting cards
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Requirements
  • Required materials for the course include: paper, tracing paper, a calligraphy pen, ink and an ink pot.
Description

Calligraphy extraordinaire Lauren Essl covers all the need-to-know basics of pointed pen calligraphy. During the class she’ll walk you through everything from your basic supply list to the right way to dip your pen. She’ll also take you step-by-step through basic script technique for numbers, uppercase, and lowercase letters. Not only will you walk away with beautiful hand-lettered greeting cards to share with your friends, you’ll also get alphabet templates, grids, and practice sheets.

Still need the supplies to get started? Head over to the Brit + Co Shop and pick up the calligraphy kit. It’s got everything you need to get started.

Who is the target audience?
  • All levels
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Curriculum For This Course
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Getting set up
6 Lectures 15:55

Quick introduction to what you will be learning in this course!

Preview 00:36

Learn the ins and outs of the supplies you need to create beautiful calligraphy.

Preview 05:15

You can get all the supplies you need for the class in the B+C Shop. Just click through to snag the kit.

Snag the Kit
1 page

Everything you need to set up your work space for calligraphy.

Preview 00:46

Learn the secrets of the calligraphy pen.

Preview 01:41

Using a grid is the best way for you to practice and learn calligraphy.

Preview 07:37
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Learn your letters!
5 Lectures 17:12

What are the elements that make up a single letter? That's what you'll learn here!

Understanding the letters
02:20

Master the art of lowercase calligraphy letters.

Lowercase
06:20

Master the art of uppercase calligraphy letters.

Uppercase
05:01

Master the art of calligraphy numbers.

Numbers
01:01

Let's weave together everything we learned to craft beautiful words and phrases.

Connecting Letters
02:30
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Calligraphy Projects
1 Lecture 10:23

Lauren will teach you how to 6 beautiful and easy to create greeting cards!

Greeting Cards
10:23
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Tips & Tricks
1 Lecture 03:26

Life-saving calligraphy tips & tricks!

Tips + Tricks
03:26
About the Instructor
Brit + Co
4.2 Average rating
78 Reviews
820 Students
8 Courses
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