February 9, 2019 | Wainwright House Inc

 Introduction to Modern Calligraphy with Pointed Pen

with Lillian Liming


In this beginner-friendly workshop, we'll explore the basics of modern pointed pen calligraphy — everything from how to prepare and use your pen, nibs, and ink to learning the foundational strokes, creating letterforms, and connecting letters!

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Saturday, February 9


About The Event

Each participant will receive a curated starter kit that includes:

  • 1 dual pen holder (can be used as straight or oblique holder)

  • 2 nibs

  • 1 workbook including alphabet exemplars + practice sheets

  • 1 jar of ink

  • blank note cards to get a head start on those holiday cards ;)

Class size is limited to 10 students to allow for personal instruction and feedback from Lillia

ABOUT Lillian Liming (in her own words!)

I'm Lillian, but my friends call me Lil. I'm a self-taught modern calligrapher based in New York.

My creative journey began four summers ago while living in Taiwan - I decided to learn brush calligraphy as a challenge to learn a new skill. With no art background, I armed myself with a handful of brush pens and 15-second Instagram videos, practicing just 15-30 minutes every day.

Soon, this little self-challenge became so much more. The rhythmic and repetitive movements of the pen on paper soothed the soul. Calligraphy awakened a creativity in me that I didn't know I was capable of.

By lettering words of affirmation and positive messages, calligraphy can be so much more than just a skill or a pretty piece of art. My hope is to share the beautiful art form of modern calligraphy with those looking to discover their own creativity or simply those looking for a new way to slow down and decompress from the day.

Let’s explore calligraphy together - join me for a local workshop, book a private event, or download my brush calligraphy worksheets to learn at home!

When not teaching or lettering, you can find me wandering new places with camera in hand, pastry-hunting, or enjoying a mug of matcha.

Come hang out with me on Instagram -- I'd love to chat all things calligraphy with you!