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Workshop: Introduction to Brush Lettering with Kelly Klapstein




An Introduction to Brush Lettering
with Kelly Klapstein

Saturday, June 24  
12:00-4:00
$125.00
(supply list will be sent via email when you register)

In this workshop, you will explore the art of calligraphy using a variety of brush pens. Starting with basic strokes and drills, you will develop an understanding of how letterforms are written in a variety of styles. We will cover the alphabet, both lowercase and uppercase letters, using Kelly's specially designed sets of tracing worksheets. No experience is necessary for you to learn to write beautiful letters and express yourself joyfully and artfully.

Please contact the store to register: bellevue.store@danielsmith.com or (425)643-1781

Supply list will be sent after registration

Kelly Klapstein, author of The Art of Brush Lettering (Dec 2017), is a hand lettering artist and educator who shares her love for calligraphy in her workshops around the world. She runs her own online business "Love Letters" on her website KellyCreates.ca where she sells sets of tracing guide worksheets and blogs about lettering techniques that help people learn how to write with brush pens and watercolor. You can also find @kellycreates on Instagram where she posts numerous lettering videos that are enjoyed by 500K followers. Last Fall, Kelly was excited to launch a collection of rubber stamps she designed, which are popular among paper crafters, card makers and scrapbookers . Along with writing for Creative Scrapbooker magazine and enjoying all things that are DIY and handmade, Kelly is a Tombow Senior Brand Ambassador, and offers a peaceful, mindful practice of writing beautiful letters. 

7 comments:

  1. Happy to know that she is going to be teaching this class. What does the class include? Are there any discounts to join the class?

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    1. Please contact the store to register for the class: bellevue.store@danielsmith.com or(425) 643-1781
      We do not offer discounts on workshops and classes.

      Supply Lists:
      Introduction to Brush Lettering
      Tombow Dual Brush Pen (available at Daniel Smith)
      Pentel Sign Brush Tip Pen (available at Daniel Smith)
      Tombow Fudenosuke Pen pencil
      eraser
      ruler

      Introduction to Watercolor Lettering
      watercolor paint (preferably more than one color, any brand, liquid watercolor is ideal. Daniel Smith has several brands including Hydrus)
      small / medium water brush OR Round 1 or 2 watercolor brush (Daniel Smith has several, including Princeton Elite and DaVinci Cosmotop Spin)
      water cup
      watercolor palette with mixing wells (6+ wells)
      watercolor paper pad or Bristol smooth paper (any brand) (Daniel Smith sells several, including Fabriano Studio, Fluid 100, or Stonehenge Aqua)
      pencil
      eraser
      ruler

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    1. Please contact the store to register for the class: bellevue.store@danielsmith.com or(425) 643-1781

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  3. I would like to know the supply list before I sign up so I know how much more I would need to invest into this. Also, are we given the practice sheets to take home to continue learning?

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    1. Please contact the store to register for the class: bellevue.store@danielsmith.com or(425) 643-1781

      Supply Lists:
      Introduction to Brush Lettering
      Tombow Dual Brush Pen (available at Daniel Smith)
      Pentel Sign Brush Tip Pen (available at Daniel Smith)
      or Tombow Fudenosuke Pen
      pencil
      eraser
      ruler

      Introduction to Watercolor Lettering
      watercolor paint (preferably more than one color, any brand, liquid watercolor is ideal. Daniel Smith has several brands including Hydrus)
      small / medium water brush OR Round 1 or 2 watercolor brush (Daniel Smith has several, including Princeton Elite and DaVinci Cosmotop Spin)
      water cup
      watercolor palette with mixing wells (6+ wells)
      watercolor paper pad or Bristol smooth paper (any brand) (Daniel Smith sells several, including Fabriano Studio, Fluid 100, or Stonehenge Aqua)
      pencil
      eraser
      ruler

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  4. Please contact the store to register for the class: bellevue.store@danielsmith.com or(425) 643-1781

    Supply Lists:
    Introduction to Brush Lettering
    Tombow Dual Brush Pen (available at Daniel Smith)
    Pentel Sign Brush Tip Pen (available at Daniel Smith)
    Tombow Fudenosuke Pen pencil
    eraser
    ruler

    Introduction to Watercolor Lettering
    watercolor paint (preferably more than one color, any brand, liquid watercolor is ideal. Daniel Smith has several brands including Hydrus)
    small / medium water brush OR Round 1 or 2 watercolor brush (Daniel Smith has several, including Princeton Elite and DaVinci Cosmotop Spin)
    water cup
    watercolor palette with mixing wells (6+ wells)
    watercolor paper pad or Bristol smooth paper (any brand) (Daniel Smith sells several, including Fabriano Studio, Fluid 100, or Stonehenge Aqua)
    pencil
    eraser
    ruler

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