Copperplate Calligraphy for Beginners
LIVE STREAMING

With DIY craft box delivered to you

Learn basic pointed pen copperplate calligraphy in the comfort of your home


Martha Scribes

Martha Scribes

6k

2 x 4 hours Class size 1 to 8 label $155 - $185 ($185 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $155 for 2+ guests)


This is a ClassBento LiveBox class! From the comfort of your home, share an artisan experience with your friends, family or colleagues, or just enjoy with some like-minded others. As seen on The Guardian, TimeOut, Broadsheet, Concrete Playground, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, and more. Here's how it works:

  1. Request your preferred time
  2. We'll deliver a ClassBento Box to you - this is a physical DIY craft box containing the materials you'll need. Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 3-5 business days. We ship nationwide.
  3. Enjoy the online class. You'll receive a link to a Zoom meeting. On the day of the class, use that link to join the class. Class sizes are kept small, so you can easily ask questions and get immediate responses. Zoom is free and easy to use, on any device - smartphone, tablet or laptop. You're in control of your privacy - you can mute yourself and hide your webcam if and when you prefer.

Learn basic pointed pen copperplate calligraphy in this live streaming beginners course!

In this two-class online course, you will learn about basic pointed pen copperplate calligraphy in lowercase letterform and numbers. Your experienced instructor, Martha, will take you through step-by-step and provide tips and trick that will allow you to continue your calligraphy practice at home.

Martha has been taught by many master penmen and professional calligraphers and artists around the world including the likes of Heather Held, Michael Sull, John Stevens, Yves Leterme, Harvest Crittenden and is eager to share her passion with you.

By the end of the course, you will be able to write simple envelope addressing as well as names written in wedding calligraphy style. You will also be able to incorporate the basic traditional form with modern style.


Knowledge Required
No experience required. Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get in your craft box
All materials are provided in your craft box including handmade papers, ink, pointed nib, penholders and pen rests.
 
What you'll need
Just yourself and an open mind!
 
Session repeats

After the first session, subsequent sessions can be arranged with the teacher, at a time that suits you.

Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for virtual team building activities at home.

Your teacher
Martha Scribes
Martha Scribes

6k

Hi, My name is Martha.

I started my art, lettering & calligraphy journey in oil painting in 1990's, western calligraphy since 2013 with cursive writing on my wedding day In New Zealand, I was then moving on to modern calligraphy & part time learning on traditional scripts in the auSA. Later in the mid-late of 2014, early of 2015, started teaching modern calligraphy online due to nomad life, travels constantly, so I also started fully focus study in Traditional Spencerian Script and Engrosser's Script / Copperplate / Roundhand. Mid of 2015 separating my personal account and instagram account for calligraphy. 2016, while still continue study the traditional script from several master penmen & professional artists in the US, I started adding my focus study to monogram design , and 2018 in gilding / Illumination design / traditional fine art painting.

Information is free, Knowledge is priceless. Learning from many teachers that includes your talented friends although they discussed the same script with each other is one of my motto, and what I learned by living nomad, and that's how you can broaden your eyes & improve your knowledge with lots of methods in one script style.

I moved to Sydney in 2018, hosting workshops of some calligraphy masters in Singapore, teaching workshops & private classes in Indonesia, and I'm settling down in Sydney. All those things are the projects that I still do and teach today, except oil painting :) I currently focus on teaching both modern traditional script through private workshops, one-on-one classes and online classes. Hoping to share the basic knowledge with a fun process that can still be enjoyed by many people in this generation.

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