Modern Calligraphy With A Dip Pen For Beginners

——   Created by Nikki Hess

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14
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1h 18m
Lesson time
beginner
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More about this course

Hey hey! I'm so excited that you are here. I will be teaching you how to use a dip pen (sometimes also know as a pointed pen) to create modern calligraphy! This class is for anyone with a desire to learn calligraphy. I'll walk you through EVERYTHING, from tools and supplies, to the actual calligraphy and I'll talk about issues you might encounter on your calligraphy journey.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED FOR THIS CLASS

DOWNLOADED AND PRINTED WORKSHEETS

PAPER: LaserJet Printer Paper https://amzn.to/2COvCpB (please make sure to print your worksheets on HIGH quality paper, otherwise the nib will tear the paper)

NIB: Nikko G Nib https://amzn.to/3jqpbcO 

INK: Sumi Ink https://amzn.to/2WC41yK

PEN HOLDER: https://amzn.to/3hh7N8H

INK WELL: https://www.paperinkarts.com/dinkylg1.html OR https://amzn.to/3jmPdxE

INK MIXER (You will not need this for the Sumi Ink but if you decide to use metallic inks I highly recommend it): https://amzn.to/3jmK3BV

RHODIA PAPER PAD: https://amzn.to/32CCcdF

Thank you to BenSound.com for the royalty free music for this video :)

Note: These links are for your convenience, but are also affiliate links. This means I will receive a small commission if you use them at no extra cost to you!

The course project

Now that you've learned calligraphy I'd love to see it! Please choose a phrase or quote and write it in calligraphy, snap a photo and share it with us!

14 Lessons

0:01:21
Hey there, Welcome!
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0:02:26
What is Modern Calligraphy?
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0:07:46
Tools + Supplies
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0:01:54
The Anatomy Of A Nib
0:03:12
How To Insert Nib into Pen Holder
0:04:08
Common Problems
0:06:41
Basic Strokes
0:07:51
Capitals A - H
0:05:55
Capitals I - P
0:05:31
Capitals Q - Z
0:17:52
Lowercase Alphabet
0:05:25
Numbers + Punctuation
0:06:54
Connecting Letters
0:02:03
Final Words And Class Project
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Class benefits

  • Certificate of Completion
  • 30 day satisfaction guarantee
  • 24/7 streaming access
  • Project included
  • Direct teacher access
  • 1h 18m of on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable file
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About the instructor

Hello, I'm Nikki. I am a watercolor and calligraphy artist. I ABSOLUTELY love to create art and I LOVE to teach others to do so as well.

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