Last Saturday, I took a calligraphy workshop taught by Jenna Rainey of Monvoir and hosted by Oh, Hello Friend in Fullerton. I recently tried to teach myself and I gave up after one day, so obviously I needed some help learning.
The workshop was 2 hours and the $75 fee included supplies (ink, penholder, nib, practice paper, alphabet template) and snacks.
Left: Jenna’s alphabet (copyrighted, btw). Right: Cute wall decor at the Oh, Hello Friend studio
First we learned technique, then we practiced various strokes, then we traced, and finally, we practiced our own lettering (photo above right obviously traced).
Calligraphy is a lot harder than it looks (for me, I feel like the lettering is harder than the actual technique!), but I’m excited to practice. Buying more paper tomorrow… wish me luck!