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Introduction to Modern Brush Calligraphy Workshop

  • The Newton/Changing Hands Bookstore 300 West Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ, 85013 United States (map)

Do you swoon over pretty letters? Do time-lapse videos of calligraphy make you weak in the knees? Do you wish you could join in on the fun? If so, join professional calligrapher Kim Shrack from Hoopla! Letters at the Newton on Sunday, November 17 from 1 - 3 p.m. for an introduction to the wonderful world of modern brush calligraphy!

DATE: Sunday, November 17, 2019
TIME: 1 - 3 p.m.
LOCATION: The Newton (home to the Changing Hands Bookstore), 300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013

With your ticket, you’ll receive:

  • 2 hours of instruction by professional calligrapher Kimberly Shrack

  • 2 brush pens

  • A personalized notebook

  • Exemplars for continued practice at home

  • One drink of choice (certain cocktails included!) from the First Draft Bar

By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Understand the foundations of calligraphy, including the mechanics of your brush pen and how to use it to create modern script;

  • Be proficient in the 10 basic calligraphy strokes, the building blocks of all calligraphic alphabets;

  • Be able to script a lowercase alphabet in modern brush calligraphy; and

  • Have the confidence, skills and materials to continue your practice at home!

This workshop is designed for total beginners, so no experience is necessary. Lefties are welcome! Seating for this event is limited, so we recommend booking all your tickets together to ensure everyone in your party gets a seat. We can’t wait to see you all there!

Please note that due to the limited seating, refunds will only be available within 24 hours of purchase - after this time, no refund will be given. Tickets can be transferred to another individual - just email the name and email address of the new participant to

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