NOVEMBER 7 • Faux Calligraphy and Handlettering 101 with Gina Marie Calligraphy

NOVEMBER 7 • Faux Calligraphy and Handlettering 101 with Gina Marie Calligraphy


NOVEMBER 7 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join local calligrapher, Gina Mattioli of Gina Marie Calligraphy, for an introduction to Faux Calligraphy/ Handlettering 101. We'll walk through the steps and techniques to begin creating your own unique style of "faux calligraphy" aka "Hand lettering” along with some complimentary print techniques. We'll practice writing and embellishing techniques, and then we'll take your new skills to cardstock with a fun DIY! You will learn how to identify the main supplies needed, basic terminology, letter formation, and connecting words.

This workshop includes:

  • 2 hours of instruction + interaction

  • Personalized name tag

  • Pen + pencil kit

  • A specialty curated Instructional workbook for you to practice and learn

  • Tracing paper

  • Diy project

  • Online repository for future practice

  • Light refreshments

What we will cover:

  • Basic terminology

  • What supplies are in your kit and what each one is used for

  • Faux lettering style plus complimentary print styles

  • Design and composition

  • Basic flourishes

  • DIY project

  • What other material you can write on and how

LOCATION: The MUSE Studio - in our shop at 17 Elm Street

AGES: 16 years and up


MATERIALS: All supplies are included.

INSTRUCTOR: Gina Mattioli

Gina is a self-taught left-handed calligrapher who will write on just about anything she can get her hands on! She loves working with all local brides and event planners on creating the most magical event dream into reality. She creates everything from save the dates, to invitations + envelopes to all day-of details and is so excited to spread the knowledge and joy of modern calligraphy to you!

Check out some of her latest work and projects:


NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. Please read our class policies.

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