Learn Calligraphy & Letterpress

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Interested in learning how to letterpress or do calligraphy for yourself? Natalie Kay teaches classes in the city of Richmond through the Visual Art Center. No experience is necessary – classes are open to anyone with an interest in printing or lettering.

Introduction to Letterpress
Explore the letterpress printing process. We will cover typesetting, inking, printing and paper selection. You’ll have time to create multiple pieces and trade work with classmates, which will help you build a small collection of handmade letterpress art.

Introduction to Modern Calligraphy
Dive into the art of calligraphy. We’ll start by discussing the differences between traditional calligraphy, lettering, brush lettering and dip pen techniques. You’ll learn about basic tools and use brush pens to practice strokes and letters. Finally, we’ll cover flourishes and help you develop your own style.