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Crafting Copperplate Workshop

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

crafting copperplate workshop

Welcome to our introduction to calligraphy workshop, Crafting Copperplate.  We’ll embark on a journey into the world of beautiful writing and artistic expression. Calligraphy is not just a skill; it’s an art form that has been cherished for centuries across cultures. In this workshop, we will immerse ourselves in the art of copperplate calligraphy, exploring its history, techniques, and creative possibilities.

Topics we’ll cover:

  • The different calligraphy styles, with a focus on Copperplate
  • Tools of the trade, including pens, nibs, inks, and other tools
  • Understand the role of ink and paper in calligraphy
  • How to use a dip pen with ink
  • Overview and practice of the basic strokes
  • Deep dive into lowercase letters

What you’ll take home:

A full Magnolia Marks calligraphy kit that includes:

  • 8x10x2 inch gift box
  • 3 nibs
  • 1 penholder
  • 2 dinky dips
  • Ready-to-mix walnut crystals
  • Paper guidelines
  • Guidebook
  • Exemplar

By the end of this workshop, you will have gained a solid foundation in the art of calligraphy and developed the skills to create beautiful lettering. Whether you’re interested in using calligraphy for personal projects, invitations, or artistic expression, this workshop will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to continue your calligraphic journey. We look forward to sharing this creative experience with you!

Please note if we do not have a minimum of 6 people registered for the workshop, we will cancel and refund your registration fee. We do ask that participants under the age of 18 be accompanied by a registered adult at all times.

Sunday, Apri 7th from 12pm – 3:30pm
The Kindship Studio, Uptown Gig Harbor
Registration Fee: $149

Purchase tickets HERE


The Kindship Studio
4793 Point Fosdick Dr. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335 United States
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