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Virtual Beginner's Calligraphy (Part 1 & 2)

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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10
System Requirements:

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection. 

Additionally, if the class is more than just a lecture you will likely want any materials listed in the course description as "Materials Needed to Participate Fully", though you're welcome to purchase a seat and sit in and just watch.

Class Delivery:

The class will be held via Zoom

Teacher: Jade Scarlett

What you'll learn in this calligraphy & hand lettering class:

Modern calligraphy is a more free form style of writing that maintains the elegance of traditional calligraphy while allowing for more self-expression. In this Modern Calligraphy - Brush Lettering class you'll learn all the techniques you need to make the thick and thin lines that creates the beautiful letter forms of calligraphy with a brush pen or even a simple Crayola marker. 

No prior experience is required! The skills you’ll learn can be applied to cards, invitations, signs, or just to give your penmanship a little pizzazz.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Lettering tools and how to use them
  • Basic strokes of modern brush lettering - Practicing the 8 basic strokes, which you will use to form letters of your own
  • How to compose both upper case and lower case letters
  • How to connect letters to form words and phrases
  • Tips and tricks for perfecting your lettering practice
  • Practice connecting letters and review tricky combinations
  • Introduction to bouncing and flourishes

Materials Needed to Fully Participate:

About the Instructor

Hi, I’m Jade and I’m an artist, calligrapher, and educator. It is my deepest belief that we can be happier and more fulfilled when expressing ourselves creatively and I'm intensely passionate about teaching and making art accessible to all. My desire is to share my creative journey: to teach, uplift, and encourage everyone to live their best creative lives. My motto in life is "Make art, feel happy!"


Virtual Class FAQ


What will be included in my Virtual Class package?

One ticket includes an access link to your live, online class. The class will be delivered via web conferencing software and feature a live, professional instructor who will walk you through a lesson as described above. You will have the opportunity to ask questions as well as participate from home.

How many people is my purchase good for?

Each ticket is good for one "device" (i.e. one computer, phone, tablet, etc. you'll be logging in from). This ensures we don't get more people in the class than the instructor can handle. Though we understand some people live together and will be working/learning together, the intent is that each class still allows for the same attention to attendees as if students purchased separately. Please be respectful of this!

Will I need anything from home to use in the class?

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection. Additionally, if the class is more than just a lecture you will likely want any materials listed in the course description as "Materials Needed to Participate Fully", though you're welcome to purchase a seat and sit in and just watch.

Am I able to ask questions or interact with the class?

Yes, you'll both be able to ask questions using the chat function in the video hosting software as well as at certain intervals during the class via voice/audio. If the class winds up being on the smaller side, more spontaneous interaction/questions will be encouraged.


Do I have to show my video or speak during class?

While we recommend you do show your video and speak when encouraged to by the instructor, video and audio participation are never mandatory. We find classes have more fun experiences when people are engaging with one another, but understand not everyone will want to do so and that's ok!



Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy

Students may cancel any time 72 hours or more before the class to receive a refund or credit.

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Questions & Answers (8)

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Question from Jackie
Do I need to have any special types of writing equipment?
Answer from Jenny T. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Jackie! You can use a simple Crayola Super Tips Marker or buy a Tombow Fudenosuke Pen. You can find that on Amazon.
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Question from susan
hi, i have the markers but no special paper, just copy paper. is this sufficient? thanks.
Answer from Jenny T. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Yes! That will be sufficient.
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Question from Lorraine
Do they give a list of supplies needed pens or special paper , and where to order them ?
Answer from Jenny T. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Lorraine, All materials required to participate in this class are listed above on this page. We included links where you can buy them.
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Question from Violet D.
Can a 10 year old join the class? I see it says 16 and up but is that absolute?
Answer from Jenny T. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Sunina, Yes, a mature 10-year old can take the class :)
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Question from Eileen S.
Jade, how big is the workbook I want to be sure I can print it at home.
Answer from Jenny T. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
The workbook is a total of 16 pages. Thank you for asking!
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Question from Rachel H.
Will this class be offered after 4/28? My materials won't be arriving until after 4/28. If not is it worth watching and practicing later?
Answer from Jenny T. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Rachel! There are 10+ more dates to choose from after 4/28. Feel free to choose a date that works for you :)
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Question from Gypsygirl M.
Is the online thru Zoom or some other means?
Answer from Jenny T. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Yes, Jade hosts her classes on Zoom
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Question from Ann P.
I would like to participate but I need to purchase the writing material and am concerned it may not arrive in time for the class. Will this class be offered after 4/28 in case my materials don’t get delivered in time?
Answer from Jenny T. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Ann! There are many more classes available to take after 4/28 that you can be switched into if you don't get your materials by 4/28. Just let us know and we're happy to accommodate the shipping situation :)
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Reviews of Classes at Jade Scarlett (684)

(684 Reviews)
Virtual Beginner's Calligraphy (Part 1 & 2)
Reviewed by Holly U. on 2/6/2022
Very informative, very well organized, instructor was wonderful and very engaging!!!
Virtual Beginner's Calligraphy (Part 1 & 2)
Reviewed by Nicole T. on 10/23/2021
She was knowledgeable and encouraging . Gave more than I expected. Enjoyed the class tremendously!
Virtual Beginner's Calligraphy (Part 1 & 2)
Reviewed by Stephanie A. on 10/17/2021
Jade is an excellent instructor… clear, thorough, engaging, encouraging and made the class so educational and fun. She is inspirational and will help you tap into your inner artist to start your creative journey.
Virtual Beginner's Calligraphy (Part 1 & 2)
Reviewed by Tish V. on 7/19/2021
Jade Scarlett was a fantastic teacher! I learned so much in 2 classes. I highly recommend this course series.
Virtual Beginner's Calligraphy (Part 1 & 2)
Reviewed by Lucia A. on 7/19/2021
I enjoyed the class very much! The instructor, Jade, is really an artist. She is very knowledgeable, explains all the steps well, and models everything. I went from not even knowing how to hold the pen, to being able to understand how to use the different markers and pens, and to write words that look similar to the ones in the calligraphy books.
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