​​​​​Village Paper & Ink

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Beginner Hand Lettering

​Emily Schroepfer

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​July 14th, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM


Class Fee- $40.00


*Materials for this class are provided. You will receive a 1) pack of high quality tracing paper, 2)  a Tombow Fudenosuke brush pen, and 3) a worksheet packet. 


​In this class, you will learn the basics of hand lettering including what kind of paper to use, which pen to buy, how to get thin and thick strokes with a brush pen through pressure, how to hold your pen correctly, and how to form the entire alphabet in a basic script. You will learn the basic foundations for every letter and how to form letters based on those foundations. The good news- you do not need to have good handwriting to succeed with hand lettering! Hand lettering involves muscle memory that you achieve through practice, practice, practiceThis class requires no previous experience with lettering or calligraphy.​​

Intermediate Hand Lettering

Emily Schroepfer

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​June 30th, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM


Class Fee- $30.00


Materials to bring for this class: 1) Fudenosuke brush pen of your choice and 2) drawing pencil (HB, 2B, 3B, 2H, or H).


Materials provided for this class: 1) worksheet packet and 2) pack of high quality tracing paper.


Prerequisite for this class: Beginner Hand Lettering or  any basic lettering class. Student must understand the basics of letter formation, the pressure needed to create thick and thin lines, and pen angle.


In this class, we will expound upon the basic alphabet learned in Beginner Hand Lettering. The worksheet packet will include font worksheets such as Mixed Script, Elegant Script, and Basic Serif and Sans Serif Fonts. You will learn how to take your basic lettering to the next level with simple flourishing, as well as bouncing on the baseline and midline of a word.