Calligraphy Party SPECIAL Instructor: Caitlin Dundon
2-1/2 hours Location: Your dining room, conference room etc. with enough seats for 8 people max
Date/Time: Can be held on a weekday or weekend evening, afternoon or morning depending on the calligrapher's schedule. You can make date arrangements before or after your purchase.
(Seattle area, King County please, ferry boat travel or other areas please ask for a quote that includes $50 travel fee.)
$500 prepaid SPECIAL, normally $65 per person for $520.
In this 2-1/2 hour calligraphy party - everyone received a complimentary calligraphy kit and all supplies and inks are provided. We will work with pointed pens and black on layout paper, greeting cards and envelopes. Host can specify a color of cards and envelopes if you have a color theme in mind such as a bridal shower. Fee also includes complimentary place cards for each guest!
Why not create a festive signature drink for sipping during class, and some snacks ready for the end of class!
Learn how to use dip calligraphy pens with black ink on paper. Practice basic lower case and upper case alphabet letters and learn how to create some fun, fancy and elegant lettering. Then take your cursive calligraphy to the next level by working with words and short phrases and greeting card layout. Students will also learn the instructor's favorite tips and tricks for addressing envelopes too.
All students will receive a Calligraphy Kit with 1 pen holder, 1 pen nib, 1/2 oz. of black ink, practice layout paper, guidelines sheets, envelope template guide, handouts with greeting card phrases, assorted greeting cards and envelopes.
Class Signup Policy: Class fees are non-refundable. Class can be run with less than 8 students, but there is no discount pricing. If class is canceled by you, it can be rescheduled once at a later date.
Instructor Caitlin Dundon is a painter and calligrapher with a BFA in graphic design from Syracuse University. She has 20 years of experience in painting and calligraphy with her company One Heart Studio. She has been published in Seattle, Seattle Bride, Seattle Business Monthly and Manhattan Bride Magazines as well as the international calligraphy publication, Letter Arts. She has been an instructor at the Letters of Joy conference, Art & Soul Mixed Media Retreats and Art is You, and is currently an instructor at the University of Washington’s Experimental College in both calligraphy and mixed media collage.
What students are saying about this instructor:
"I would definitely recommend Caitlin to those interested in an introduction to calligraphy. It progressed nicely and got me hooked!" - Steph, Seattle, WA
"Caitlin kept things moving and the 2 hours went by so fast. I enjoyed being able to experiment with ink and papers." - Jane, Seattle, WA
"I really enjoyed your class last night and look forward to practicing my own swirly style of writing! Your hand writing is beautiful!!! I really found your comments encouraging....It helped me make it through the evening. Thanks again for a great time. " - Joan, Tukwila, WA
Would you recommend this class to other students? Why or why not?
"Yes I would, I liked the teaching style and I liked Caitlin. I thought that the class was fun and informative, and I really enjoyed it." - Heather L., Seattle, WA
"Yes. Caitlin was informative as well as encouraging." - Pam, Seattle, WA
"Yes, definitely. I felt it gave a good introduction to calligraphy. It was not overwhelming and I really enjoyed learning. "
"I enjoyed it and I think Caitlin did a great job teaching." - Quinn J., Seattle, WA
"Caitlin was incredibly knowledgeable, talented and a wonderful teacher." - Emelia H., Seattle, WA