Modern Calligraphy Workshop

Learn the basics of modern calligraphy with a nib



2 hours Class size 1 to 20     label $165


Learn how to write beautifully using ink and nib, unlock your creativity and explore how to put a modern twist on the classic art form of calligraphy in your own unique style.

This class is designed for complete beginners. You’ll start by working on exercises to practise making shapes and strokes, and then move on to letterforms. By the end of the class, you will have started to create joined-up words in your own style with plenty of time to practice and one-to-one help.

There is nothing you need to bring. The class includes our essential kit of calligraphy materials to use in class and take away with you.

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class.



Aside from this class, Work-Shop also has the following coming up:



What you'll get
  • An oblique pen, nibs and ink
  •  Notes, worksheets, and a guideline sheet to make sure you have all the info you need
  •  A handy dandy paper bag to take it all home!

What to bring

Just excitement to learn!

Location

WOODSTERS (Work-Shop Brisbane) - 16 Austin St, Newstead QLD

Your teacher
Pixiedust Calligraphy

Pixiedust Calligraphy

5.0 (23)
30k

It all started with my own wedding. Wanted to capture all the wonderful bits and pieces of my husband and my relationship in my paper goods, hence, started my journey in calligraphy. Though in the end, I don’t have enough time to make this happen, I realised how much I would love to work with others to bring joy and give the bride a hand. (We all know there is a lot of work to plan a wedding, I have been there.)

For weddings, I love doing place cards and addressing envelopes currently obsessed with wax sealing. Besides weddings, I also love seeing my artwork for newborns, anniversary, birthday ideas, special events and things to do for hen’s party.




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.8 (2061)
30k

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.


health_and_safety
Work-Shop is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).
23 verified reviews

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Cohan Johnston Jun 2021


What a great class and great quality products! Thank you for teaching me all these new skills !

Penny Milton Jun 2021


Great class! Learnt a lot about calligraphy and have some materials to take home and practise!

Edvin Husoy Jun 2021


Charlotte is a great down to earth teacher. I had a lovely time creating beautiful characters.

Kirsty-Lee Venter Apr 2021


Absolutely wonderful class. The teacher made everything so simple - the steps were broken down into a few shapes. It has definitely given me the confidence to carry on practicing at home.

Modern Calligraphy Workshop review by Kirsty-Lee Venter Sydney

Leilani Stabe Apr 2021


I did the Modern Calligraphy class conducted by Charlotte of Pixiedust Calligraphy. Charlotte was very helpful and supportive in encouraging us to perfect this technique.
The class was well run and lots of handouts and information was provided. Now just to spend many hours practising to perfect this technique.

Modern Calligraphy Workshop review by Leilani Stabe

Kirsty-Lee Venter Feb 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 4 reviews


Charlotte is so lovely, and a wonderful teacher. My friend and I had the best afternoon at this workshop, and our take-home bags were enough for us to keep practicing in our own time. I especially liked that the pen provided has two different ways to use it. As with any hobby, it was pretty difficult at first (cue much laughter on our part), but by the end of the workshop, we felt like we had enough of a grasp on the concepts to practice at home. I especially liked that all of the practice work we did at the beginning of the class translated directly into forming letters in the second half of the class too.

Paper Craft and Ink workshop review by Kirsty-Lee Venter

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Nicole Howcroft Feb 2021


I really enjoyed the class - Charlotte is a great teacher. The materials are fantastic and the venue is great.

Sophia Lynch Feb 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended


Charlotte was very kind and helpful. She explained things clearly and taught us well. A big Thank You for a lovely afternoon.

Brooke Kaden Feb 2021


Had a wonderful time learnt lots grate class would definitely recommend to get started in calligraphy

Maj Coop Feb 2021

4 ClassBento workshops attended • 4 reviews


I absolutely recommend this workshop to anyone keen on learning the basics of calligraphy. In 2 short hours, our friendly and skilled instructor covered a lot of ground, and we all left with the ability to string words together and the tools to practice in our own time.

Bhakti Mistry Dec 2020


The workshop was great! The teacher was always on hand to provide feedback based on your questions or where she could see you were struggling. All the materials were good and each item was explained. There was plenty of time for practising.

Julie Irwin Oct 2020

3 ClassBento workshops attended


Great teacher who provided clear instructions, was very encouraging and able to correct in a constructive way. Really good value class. Really enjoyed the class and looking forward doing more classes and using what I learnt. The materials provided were very good and I’ll continue to use them to practice. The venue was comfortable. Definitely recommend this class

Brigitte Binawel Oct 2020


Had an amazing time at my first beginners class. It was very informative and I walked away looking forward to building upon the basic skills taught in the class. Overall, highly enjoyable and I would recommend to anyone. 5 stars.

Melissa Cogzell Oct 2020


A fabulous course to learn the basics of calligraphy. I loved it! Great venue as well - so glad I have discovered this hidden gem and I'll definitely be back for more courses.

Loris Neff Oct 2020


Charlotte was an awesome instructor- very knowledgeable. Great venue. Now I just need to practice

Diana Mesa Oct 2020


The teacher was really good, gave us good tips and a very nice starter package to calligraphy

Ann Velzen Sep 2020


Lovely teacher, good premises with easy parking
good provision of necessary equipment plus bonus unexpected gift
good value for money

Valda Cross Sep 2020

4 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Really enjoyed the class. Calligraphy is something I’ve always wanted to do. The teacher was great - explained things well & kept an eye on everyone’s progress.
Would recommend it & hope to do an advanced course if there is one
Thank you!

Iris Long Sep 2020


Didn’t know what to expect so was a lovely surprise when I arrived. Very Friendly staff, spacious venue, just perfect for this learning subject. Teacher was excellent, great communication, encouraging & informative. Many Thanks for a great 2 hrs. It went by sooo quickly. Loved it.

Rachel Willoughby Sep 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Enjoyable workshop. Teacher gave one on one attention when needed, which was helpful. Great take home equipment.

Lee Smith Mar 2020


Thank you for a fabulous workshop!
I had a baller for sure!
will keep practicing

Rhiannon Hunter Mar 2020


Harder than I thought! But I learnt a lot. The teacher was very knowledgeable and helpful. I had a great time. Now to practice!

Olivia Petkofski Mar 2020

4 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews


Loved her helpful feedback. It was a bit expensive though- would recommend with a better price
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