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          41min beginner Resources

          In this class from our partners at Brit & Co., learn fundamental techniques and tips from calligraphy pro Lauren Essl.

          Episode descriptions

          Introduction, Supplies & Workspace Prep
          1. Episode: Introduction, Supplies & Workspace Prep
          7min

          Meet Lauren and go over the supplies you'll need, then learn how to set up your workspace so that supplies are easily accessible when you start working.

          Using the Pen & Grid
          2. Episode: Using the Pen & Grid
          7min

          Learn how to assemble, hold and dip your calligraphy pen, then see how to use grid paper and practice a few warmup strokes to get started.

          Lowercase Letters
          3. Episode: Lowercase Letters
          9min

          Learn how to write the alphabet in lowercase, when to apply and release pressure, and where to start letter shapes.

          Uppercase Letters
          4. Episode: Uppercase Letters
          5min

          Use the techniques you learned in the previous lesson to write the alphabet in uppercase.

          Numbers & Connecting Letters
          5. Episode: Numbers & Connecting Letters
          4min

          Create an entire set of numbers, then learn all of Lauren's tips and tricks for connecting letters to create words and phrases.

          Greeting Cards
          6. Episode: Greeting Cards
          7min

          Apply all the skills you've learned to your final project: Writing out different quotes on stationery to create a greeting card set.

          Tips & Tricks
          7. Episode: Tips & Tricks
          3min

          Practice makes perfect. Lauren will go over how often to practice, where to practice, tracing techniques, and more!

          About the Teacher

          Lauren Essl
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