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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Hand Lettering and Modern Calligraphy

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Online experience hosted by Nicole

60 mins
Up to 10 people
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

We're going to be learning the basics of brush lettering and modern calligraphy using markers and materials found around your house. We'll start with an overview of the cursive alphabet and some basic drills to get the strokes down, and move into writing your own letter forms and developing your own style using free downloadable practice sheets or any paper found around your home. Our time together can be used for practicing lettering or come prepared with a quote or saying in mind to try to letter as artwork!
Other things to note
Please make sure you have ZOOM downloaded and up to date as we will be utilizing that for the workshops. I recommend using this on your laptop as well so that your hands can be free for the duration of the workshop.
We're going to be learning the basics of brush lettering and modern calligraphy using markers and materials found around your house. We'll start with an overview of the cursive alphabet and some basic drills to get the strokes down, and move into writing your own letter forms and developing your own style using free downloadable practice sheets or any paper found around your home. Our time together can be used for practicing lettering or come pre…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book for a private group
    Nicole can host private groups of any size, up to 10 guests. Private group rates start at £107.

What to bring

  • markers
  • crayola washable markers (with the pointed tip)
  • any brush pens (like Tombow) if you have them lying around
  • hi-lighters or other chiseled markers
  • pencil and eraser
From £18
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Nicole

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 34 Reviews
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I'm a full-time freelance artist who specializes in modern calligraphy, sign painting, photography, and more. I have a bachelor's degree from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and have been working as an artist for 8+ years professionally. I have taught many workshops with POST Detroit at their shop and at Eastern Market, and recently was teaching lettering at some of my favorite local bars and restaurants (Lost River and The Charlevoix GPP). Grab a glass of wine, some of your markers around the house, and lets get lettering!

To view my work please check out @upstairsneighbor on Instagram or visit upstairsneighbor.com
I'm a full-time freelance artist who specializes in modern calligraphy, sign painting, photography, and more. I have a bachelor's degree from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and have been working as an artist for 8+ years professionally. I have taught many workshops with POST Detroit at their shop and at Eastern Market, and recently was teaching lettering at some of my favorite local bars and restaurants (Lost River and The Charlevoix GPP). Grab a glass of wine, some of your markers…
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Rated 4.76 out of 5 from 34 reviews.

Paolo
February 2021
I booked this experience for for my colleagues as a virtual event to socialize and learn something new. Nicole was very professional, polite, engaging, and knowledgeable about their craft! Most importantly, it was great to find a creative outlet like this! Would definitely book again!
I booked this experience for for my colleagues as a virtual event to socialize and learn something new. Nicole was very professional, polite, engaging, and knowledgeable about thei…
Brooke
January 2021
Nicole was awesome! I was so surprised that I was able to make something beautiful after just spending an hour with her. She really inspired my team and I to try something new and continue learning about calligraphy/lettering. I highly recommend this experience!
Nicole was awesome! I was so surprised that I was able to make something beautiful after just spending an hour with her. She really inspired my team and I to try something new and…
Kara
January 2021
Great introduction to letter writing! Super fun and gives you a chance to explore a potentially new hobby! Nicole has great tips along the way!
Ateka
January 2021
I emailed the instructor since I never received her handbook prior to the course. She never responded. I paid $50 for that course it was an anniversary gift for me abd husband to take together and her lack of response is unacceptable. Without the handbook this course is worthless!
I emailed the instructor since I never received her handbook prior to the course. She never responded. I paid $50 for that course it was an anniversary gift for me abd husband to t…
Keri
August 2020
A session that whizzed by. Useful tips for specific lettering shapes was offered when asked which helped make it bespoke to my needs.
Mary
August 2020
Nicole’s lettering class was really fun! It was a great way to dip my toes into trying to do lettering. Nicole’s a wonderful teacher too! I might even take her class again sometime!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.