Online Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Liz Roessler

Stay healthy, safe AND learn the meditative art of calligraphy. Join us for a two-session live, interactive virtual course that you can take from the comfort of your home or join us at a safe distance at the 1800 House.  This patient, easy-to-understand, focused course is designed for beginners and no previous experience is required.  Each student will receive wonderful at-home starter kit, advance-shipped, including all the supplies needed to participate in the classes and to enjoy practicing and creating for many weeks to follow. In addition to a collection of essential class supplies (two pen holders, four different nibs and six assorted acrylic ink colors), the at-home kit includes a comprehensive workbook of practice materials, alphabet exemplars for 5 different lettering styles, and a creative assortment of colorful card stock, envelopes, and gift tags.

Between the two sessions and for 30 days following the course, you will receive personalized feedback on your emailed images of practice and suggested DIY projects from your instructor. Students will also be asked to request a favorite quote to receive a custom video of it being hand-lettered by Liz via email.

Maximum class size: 12

Liz Roessler is a life-long Bostonian and professional lettering artist with a design studio & classroom in the city’s Leather District.

She has been obsessed with writing the Roman alphabet ever since she could hold a crayon.  As a young girl, she spent endless hours at the Boston Public Library, experimenting with letters and numbers to transform them into her own unique, whimsical creations.

For 25 years, she has provided professional hand-lettering services and workshops to a wide variety of clients, companies and non-profits.

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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