Intro to Formal Calligraphy // NEW DATES SOON

Intro to Formal Calligraphy // NEW DATES SOON


This evening workshop for beginners will introduce you to the basics of formal calligraphy. You will learn how to use a broad nib pen through a series of warm up exercises. You will learn the basic strokes and anatomy of formal gothic calligraphy letters. You will learn how to write a basic lowercase gothic alphabet and we will also talk about different tools and materials you can use.

This workshop will take place in the studio of calligrapher and lettering artist Kate Hursthouse. It is a small, intimate workshop which allows for more one-on-one time with the tutor.

Minimum: 2 people //  Maximum: 4 people

What you will get:

  • 3 hours of instruction with Kate Hursthouse
  • 1 Broad nib felt pen
  • Worksheets developed to further your practice at home
  • Paper, ink and other pens will be supplied to use during the workshop

What to bring:

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler
  • A word or phrase you would like to write


1B Ponsonby Road
Grey Lynn, 1011


6pm - 9pm

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