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Calligraphy Lessons.

Last week I took a calligraphy class with one of my friends in Boston’s North End. I’ve always admired the delicate details of invitations and menus done in calligraphy and I was hoping to pick up the skill in time for addressing my own wedding invites. Here is what I learned: it’s a lot harder than it looks! It was great to understand all of the basic strokes and techniques, but I think it’s going to take a lot of practice before I start writing up cards on my own. I had lots of fun though, and loved looking at all of the different styles in Liz’s gorgeous studio space. For all of the Boston readers, if you’re interested in taking a class, check out Lettering By Liz — I recommend it!


8 responses to “Calligraphy Lessons.

  1. Melissa Noucas (@MNouc) July 10, 2012 at 11:20 am

    Taking a calligraphy class is such a cool idea. I always admire the work of calligraphers … it takes some serious talent and practice!

  2. Jaime G. (@laviejaime) July 10, 2012 at 11:58 am

    I would def need a lot of practice too but looks like a fun class!

  3. Sarah Lederman (@chevronsarah) July 10, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    I can’t even tell you how jealous I am right now. My mom is actually amazing at calligraphy but not the best teacher and I’ve always wanted to learn. So fun!

  4. Carolyn July 10, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    Absolutely love the style! I have always wanted to try it out – it sounds like the perfect reason to get myself over to the North End 🙂

  5. little white whale July 10, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    How fun is this?! I’d love to take a calligraphy class one day!

  6. All Things Luxurious (@MariaMorley) July 10, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    How fun! I love that you took a class — that must have been so great! I need to start paying more attention to classes that are in my area. 🙂

  7. elizabeth July 11, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    I love that! I’d love to attend a class like this

  8. morgan @ {xoxo, me} July 12, 2012 at 11:26 am

    This is so fun! I didn’t even know calligraphy classes even existed. I’ll have to check this place out!

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