Start writing faster. It's better to build good habits then break bad ones. When you build your foundation and skills the right way, you'll actually start writing beautifully faster.
Save money and stress. Learn exactly what supplies to buy, which lessons to complete, and what to practice. Say goodbye to guesswork.
Improve your skills. Stop wasting time (and paper!) and make each practice session count. Learn exactly what to practice so that you improve each time you touch the pen.
This course is for the beginner who is looking for a step-by-step process to learn at his or her own pace.
I especially created this course with the busy person in mind because I know how hard it can be to learn when life, work, and kids seem to get in the way.
What's exactly in the course?
Module 1: Brush Calligraphy Basics
Lesson 1.1 - What is brush calligraphy?
Lesson 1.2 - Types of Calligraphy
Lesson 1.3 - Supplies and workspace
Lesson 1.4 - My favorite supplies
Module 2: Using the Brush Pen
Lesson 2.1 - About the brush pen
Lesson 2.2 - Ratios and guidelines
Lesson 2.3 - Grip and positioning
Lesson 2.3 (a) - Right-Handed Grip and Positioning
Lesson 2.3 (b) - Left-Handed Grip and Positioning
Lesson 2.4 - Thin and thick strokes
Module 3: Basic Strokes
Lesson 3.1 - What are basic strokes?
Lesson 3.2 - The eight (8) basic strokes
Lesson 3.3 Basic strokes (upright)
Module 4: Connecting Strokes
Lesson 4.1 - How to connect strokes
Lesson 4.2 - Connecting drills (part 1)
Lesson 4.3 - Connecting drills (part 2)
Module 5: Forming letters, words, and sentences
Lesson 5.1 - Lowercase alphabet
Lesson 5.2 - Writing words
Lesson 5.3 - Practice words
Lesson 5.4 - Writing sentences
Module 6: Advanced Techniques
Lesson 6.1 - Finding your style
Lesson 6.2 - Flourishing
Lesson 6.3 - Embellishing
Lesson 6.4 - Blending
Module 7: Tips and Final Words
Tips and advice
Lefty tips and demos (bonus module)
Three lefty calligraphers: Tips and demos
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Here’s what students are saying:
“So far the course has been wonderful! Rather than intimidating, it’s inviting and makes picking up a brush pen for the first time less scary.” –Frederick R.
“I’ve only just started, but the layout is clear, concise and very easy to navigate. There’s just enough info in each segment to feel a sense of completion before moving on to another lesson. The video and audio quality are great as well.” –Aleta V.
“I am LOVING the course so far!!! The community you've built has really encouraged me to remember that it's all about the journey!” –Sherria M.
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Hi, I'm Sharisse!!! I'm the brush calligrapher behind Pieces Calligraphy and I'm so excited to take you on this journey. I live in Sacramento, California with my husband and our twin toddler boys (we have a baby girl due in July!).
Brush calligraphy is my jam.
For the past three years, I've been living, breathing, and dreaming about brush calligraphy. I've taught over 600 students and 17 in-person workshops, plus grew an online audience to over 200,000 followers. Since I began teaching everything I know, the demand for more has never been greater.
Learn from me at home! Yoga pants are welcomed.
Now that I have launched Learn Brush Calligraphy Online, I can finally teach students around the world! No matter where you are, you can start learning today. What are you waiting for, rockstar?!?! #letsdothis #dontforgetyourcoffee