Upcoming workshops

Modern calligraphy with emma vonder haar
SECOND SESSION! FEB. 10, 2018, 1–4 PM / $45 / tickets

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By popular demand, we're scheduling a second Modern Calligraphy workshop with Emma Vonder Haar! The first session filled up faster than any of our other workshops, so don't miss out on this second opportunity to sign up!

In this workshop, you'll learn the basic principles of modern calligraphy from an experienced instructor. Emma will walk you through the strokes you'll need to create a modern calligraphic alphabet. You'll also learn some useful drills that you can practice at home to improve your skills with a traditional dip pen and ink.

In addition to Emma's beautiful, hand-lettered instructions, you'll get to take home this complete supply kit:

  • Tombow MONO pencil, HB
  • Carbon black shellac ink, 30mL, handmade at South City Art Supply
  • Bee Calligraphy Practice Pad, 9” x 12”
  • Brause Steno calligraphy nib
  • Henry’s “Skeleton Pen” antique nib
  • Universal nib holder
  • South City pen cleaner
  • 2.5 oz. stainless steel palette cup
  • Cotton rag

Reserve your seat now! Due to space limitations, enrollment is capped at 14 students.

Check out Emma's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emma.vonderhaar/


Past workshops

Japanese stab binding with caitlin metz / oct. 28, 2017, 1–4 PM / $45

We're thrilled to host Caitlin Metz, an accomplished book binder, printmaker, and educator who's currently teaching at Maryville University. In this workshop, Caitlin will teach you how to make a book with Japanese stab binding, an ancient, simple, and beautiful technique.

You'll get to take home two homemade books, plus the following supply kit that you can use to experiment with many kinds of book binding:

  • 12" x 18" self-healing cutting mat
  • Lineco Heavy Duty Awl
  • Two bookbinding needles
  • Three colors of waxed linen thread
  • 12" metal ruler with cork backing
  • Tombow MONO HB pencil

Reserve your seat now! Due to space limitations, enrollment is capped at 14 students.