Calligraphy for Everyone

Take your calligraphy skills from amateur to pro in under an hour.
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course 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.

What are the requirements?

  • Required materials for the course include: paper, tracing paper, a calligraphy pen, ink and an ink pot.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn to write numbers, upper case, and lower case letters
  • Learn how to create 6 useful greeting cards

Who is the target audience?

  • All levels

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting set up

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


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

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


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


Learn the secrets of the calligraphy pen.


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

Section 2: Learn your letters!

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


Master the art of lowercase calligraphy letters.


Master the art of uppercase calligraphy letters.


Master the art of calligraphy numbers.


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

Section 3: Calligraphy Projects

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

Section 4: Tips & Tricks

Life-saving calligraphy tips & tricks!

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Instructor Biography

Brit + Co, We unlock creativity by educating and inspiring makers.

At Brit + Co, we believe everyone is a maker.

That's why our mission is to unlock creativity by teaching, inspiring, and supporting the maker community. From calligraphy to DIY electronics, we team up with pro DIY-ers to offer six e-classes that add creativity and fun to your everyday life. Our online community is made of of millions of makers, and each one of our instructor partners was handpicked from our community based on their expertise in their craft.

Not only do we help teach you skills with e-classes, but we also give you access to DIY tools and supplies to start making. You can get the full Brit + Co experience by visiting our website.

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