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Thu, Feb 27


TC Art Shop

2/27: Intro to Pointed-Pen Calligraphy w/ Queeny Lu

Come join us for the last class held at the Traveling Calligrapher Art Shop before it closes on 2/29. It's a fun and meditative class. Queeny Lu, owner of Traveling Calligrapher, will walk you through the foundations and techniques of pointed-pen calligraphy.

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2/27: Intro to Pointed-Pen Calligraphy w/ Queeny Lu
2/27: Intro to Pointed-Pen Calligraphy w/ Queeny Lu

Time & Location

Feb 27, 2020, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

TC Art Shop, 60 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110

About the event

Class Level: Absolute Beginner

Age Requirements: 12 and older

Average Class Size: 4-12

Teacher: Queeny Lu (Traveling Calligrapher)

"You not only have fun, but we learned so much at the same time!" - student's feedback

This intro workshop explores the art of Pointed-Pen Modern Calligraphy. Modern Calligraphy derives from letter-forms and structures of formal scripts i.e. Copperplate consisting of thin strokes, thick strokes, and ovals. All supplies will be provided (and for you to keep), we will work largely on the foundations of calligraphy which consists of holding the pen, drills, angles and basic strokes. We will then go over the lowercase alphabet and an introduction to the uppercase alphabet.

By the end of the course, you'll have developed a foundation you'll need to continue with pointed-pen calligraphy after the course. 


- 3 hours of hands-on instruction 

- Intro calligraphy starter kit (pen holder, dinky dip, nib, ink, and a calligraphy guide with graph paper practice sheets. 

- Light snacks and refreshments 


Nothing but yourself!


The Traveling Calligrapher Art Studio is located on San Pedro Street in Downtown San Jose. There is a parking structure right on the street, so it's convenient and if you're looking for something to eat, drink or do after class, there's the San Pedro Square Market. 


*registration is limited, an advanced payment is required to secure the workshop. 

*travel and accommodations not included.

*This class is beginner level course catered to students with no previous knowledge.


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