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Brush Lettering for Journals Friday, August 2, 6:30 PM  
Caitlin Dundon $70   
This workshop is 3 hours.

Student Level: All levels
Type of Workshop: Process and Project
Prerequisite: None
Workshop Category: Calligraphy, Mixed-Media, Painting

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Work with brush pens and fine art brushes to create fun and creative calligraphy in your journal. Instructor will provide overview of favorite tools and lots of brush pen calligraphy demos. Students will practice strengthening techniques and exercises while working on practice alphabets with an emphasis on developing their own unique style. Students can bring a partially unfinished journal or empty watercolor journal to fill with simple color backgrounds and layer with brush lettering words, quotations, gratitude lists and other journal prompts for a fantastic full day workshop of brush lettering.

Techniques taught include:

  • Using brush pens
  • using pointed brushes for cursive and block printing
  • using flat brushes for block lettering
  • using cheap brushes for rough brush lettering
  • FW White Acrylic Ink for brush lettering
  • Golden High Flow for brush lettering
  • using Incredible Masking Fluid for resist lettering

Kit/Materials Fee (payable to instructor at class time):

  • $15.00 includes:
  • 1 brush pen
  • use of acrylic paints, gesso, Golden High Flow
  • FW White acrylic ink
  • Masking Fluid

Student should bring:

  • watercolor/mixed media journal, any size (new or partially empty, 24 minimum blank spreads, can have painted backgrounds ready for writing)
  • pointed brushes
  • quarter-inch flat brush or larger
  • water container, paper towels
  • ruler and pencil


  • bring your own acrylics
  • favorite brush pens

Some workshops may require that you bring supplies or tools that you may not presently possess. If you'd like to place an advance order for jewelry supplies & tools for pick-up at the on-site Jewelry Supply store when you arrive at ARTU19, contact:

SJ Jewelry Supply LLC

Please note that SJ Jewelry Supply has an extensive selection of products but not all of them may appear on their website. If in doubt about the availability of any product, a simple phone call will get you the information that you desire.

Email your order to: info@sjjewelrysupply.com
call: 602-956-0189

Questions: handwrittenlife@gmail.com
Website: www.handwrittenlife.com