11/9 American Girl In-Store Workshop: Brunch and Calligraphy
Nov
9
9:15 AM09:15

11/9 American Girl In-Store Workshop: Brunch and Calligraphy

Inspired by Blaire, the 2019 Doll of the Year, and her love of making events and invitations extra special, join us to learn to write in fancy script! I’ll lead the girls and their dolls through techniques and lettering associated with calligraphy before helping them create their own hand lettered journal. Before this fun event, you and your girl will enjoy a delicious brunch together.

Tickets are $42. Learn more and sign up here: https://www.americangirl.com/retail/newyork-city.html

All of the girls will receive a free journal from Baron Fig! Learn more here: https://www.baronfig.com/

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11/14 Calligraphy Bootcamp at West Elm Broadway
Nov
14
5:00 PM17:00

11/14 Calligraphy Bootcamp at West Elm Broadway

Come learn Modern Calligraphy at this special small group session of the Calligraphy Bootcamp at West Elm! This event is capped at 6 people to give you an intimate learning experience with ample time for questions and personalized feedback.

This one-session modern calligraphy workshop will give you a taste of three different styles! I will teach you the fundamentals of modern calligraphy, a free-form style that is all about personalizing your writing! In the first part of class, you will be guided through practicing the basic strokes that make up all letters, a calligraphy alphabet, and both faux and brush calligraphy.

In the second part of class, we will introduce dip pen calligraphy and continue honing our skills. 

Each student will receive a kit with a couple of markers, a dip pen with a nib + some ink, and practice paper for you to continue your practice at home. 

This class is for absolute beginners, and left-handers are welcome!

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12/19 Watercolor Florals & Calligraphy at West Elm Broadway
Dec
19
5:00 PM17:00

12/19 Watercolor Florals & Calligraphy at West Elm Broadway

Join me on Thursday 12/19 from 5pm-8pm to learn how to pair loose watercolor florals with vibrant calligraphy! In this colorful class, you will learn several techniques for how to use watercolors, including painting flowers and foliage, blending colors, and forming letters using the principles of modern calligraphy. You'll then have the opportunity to combine all of these elements together to make a final project! As part of the class, you'll also receive worksheets and a water brush so that you can continue practicing at home.

This class is beginner friendly.

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10/17 Watercolor Florals & Calligraphy at Brooklyn Brainery - SOLD OUT!
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

10/17 Watercolor Florals & Calligraphy at Brooklyn Brainery - SOLD OUT!

Join me on Thursday 10/17 to learn how to pair loose watercolor florals with vibrant calligraphy! In this colorful class, you will learn several techniques for how to use watercolors, including painting flowers and foliage, blending colors, and forming letters using the principles of modern calligraphy. You'll then have the opportunity to combine all of these elements together to make a final project! As part of the class, you'll also receive worksheets and a water brush so that you can continue practicing at home.

This class is beginner friendly.

Sign up on Brooklyn Brainery’s website here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/watercolor-florals-calligraphy

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9/22 American Girl In-Store Workshop: Brunch and Calligraphy
Sep
22
9:15 AM09:15

9/22 American Girl In-Store Workshop: Brunch and Calligraphy

Inspired by Blaire, the 2019 Doll of the Year, and her love of making events and invitations extra special, join us to learn to write in fancy script! I’ll lead the girls and their dolls through techniques and lettering associated with calligraphy before helping them create their own hand lettered journal. Before this fun event, you and your girl will enjoy a delicious brunch together.

Tickets are $42. Learn more and sign up here: https://www.americangirl.com/retail/newyork-city.html

All of the girls will receive a free journal from Baron Fig! Learn more here: https://www.baronfig.com/

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9/20 Calligraphy Bootcamp at Brooklyn Brainery
Sep
20
2:00 PM14:00

9/20 Calligraphy Bootcamp at Brooklyn Brainery

This one-session modern calligraphy workshop will give you a taste of three different styles! I will teach you the fundamentals of modern calligraphy, a free-form style that is all about personalizing your writing! In the first part of class, you will be guided through practicing the basic strokes that make up all letters, a calligraphy alphabet, and both faux and brush calligraphy.

In the second part of class, we will introduce dip pen calligraphy and continue honing our skills. 

Each student will receive a kit with a couple of markers, a dip pen with a nib + some ink, and practice paper for you to continue your practice at home. 

This class is for absolute beginners, and left-handers are welcome! Sign up on Brooklyn Brainery’s Website here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/modern-calligraphy-bootcamp

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9/5 Hand Lettering Canvas Pouches at West Elm
Sep
5
6:30 PM18:30

9/5 Hand Lettering Canvas Pouches at West Elm

Learn the art of hand lettering and make a canvas pouch with your favorite quote! I will introduce you to hand lettering and guide you through exercises to practice drawing letters, mixing styles, and composing quotes. At the end of the class, you will create your own hand lettered pouch to take home - perfect for all of your pens and pencils!

This class is for all ages 12+

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8/30-9/2 Kripalu Art Fusion Yoga Retreat
Aug
30
to Sep 2

8/30-9/2 Kripalu Art Fusion Yoga Retreat

Ready to amp up your creativity? Delve into a variety of art styles while you revitalize and relax at a 3-day art and yoga retreat in the Berkshires. Art Fusion brings together an eclectic team of skilled instructors from various modalities for a powerful long weekend of collaboration and community.

Learn more and sign up here: https://kripalu.org/presenters-programs/art-fusion-exploring-art-and-your-creativity

Come explore and expand your creative awareness in the following dynamic art experiences:

  • Chakra mandala art with Kathryn Costa

  • Mixed media collage with Karen Arp-Sandel

  • Jewelry beadwork with Amy DiLalla

  • Hand-lettering with Danielle Rothman

  • Intuitive photography with Mindy Véissid.

Flow into your rhythm as you empower your creative expression in Kripalu’s nurturing environment.

Note Bring a camera or smartphone for the intuitive photography session; art supplies will be provided.


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8/18 American Girl In-Store Workshop: Brunch and Calligraphy
Aug
18
9:15 AM09:15

8/18 American Girl In-Store Workshop: Brunch and Calligraphy

Inspired by Blaire, the 2019 Doll of the Year, and her love of making events and invitations extra special, join us to learn to write in fancy script! I’ll lead the girls and their dolls through techniques and lettering associated with calligraphy before helping them create their own hand lettered journal. Before this fun event, you and your girl will enjoy a delicious brunch together.

Tickets are $42. Learn more and sign up here: https://www.americangirl.com/retail/newyork-city.html

All of the girls will receive a free journal from Baron Fig! Learn more here: https://www.baronfig.com/

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8/8 Beginner Calligraphy Part 1: Brush Calligraphy - Live Online Event
Aug
8
3:00 PM15:00

8/8 Beginner Calligraphy Part 1: Brush Calligraphy - Live Online Event

Beginner Calligraphy Part 1: Brush Calligraphy is part of a new live online series that I've designed to help beginners to gain confidence with their lettering. The first workshop is all about basics - we'll learn the basic strokes, how to form letters, and how to use pressure and faux calligraphy techniques to make the hallmark thicks and thins that make modern calligraphy so much fun. Everyone who signs up with receive practice worksheets to reference during and after the class, as well as a recording that you can rewatch any time. What makes this different from an online class is that it's live, so I can give you personalized feedback just like at an in-person class or private lesson!

In this workshop, you will:

  • Be introduced to modern calligraphy

  • Practice the 8 basic strokes that make up all letters

  • Learn a modern calligraphy alphabet using faux and brush calligraphy

  • Receive personalized feedback on your lettering during the workshop

  • Have the opportunity to ask me all of your burning questions about modern calligraphy!

General admission is $30 and includes both the live event and a recording. There is also a $15 ticket option that is for the recording only.

The workshop will be conducted over Zoom and you will need a webcam and microphone to participate. Since this workshop is online, you will also need to have your own supplies. I will send out a supply list with links and detailed instructions about how to join the session once you have registered. (If you signed up for the replay only, I will share the recording within 48 hours of the workshop). I look forward to seeing you there!

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7/23 Calligraphy Bootcamp at Brooklyn Brainery
Jul
23
6:30 PM18:30

7/23 Calligraphy Bootcamp at Brooklyn Brainery

This one-session modern calligraphy workshop will give you a taste of three different styles! I will teach you the fundamentals of modern calligraphy, a free-form style that is all about personalizing your writing! In the first part of class, you will be guided through practicing the basic strokes that make up all letters, a calligraphy alphabet, and both faux and brush calligraphy.

In the second part of class, we will introduce dip pen calligraphy and continue honing our skills. 

Each student will receive a kit with a couple of markers, a dip pen with a nib + some ink, and practice paper for you to continue your practice at home. 

This class is for absolute beginners, and left-handers are welcome! Sign up on Brooklyn Brainery’s Website here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/modern-calligraphy-bootcamp

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6/21 Beginner Calligraphy Part 2: Flourishing & Connections Live Online
Jun
21
3:00 PM15:00

6/21 Beginner Calligraphy Part 2: Flourishing & Connections Live Online

Beginner Calligraphy Part 2: Connections & Flourishing is a brand new class for people who have some experience learning modern calligraphy and want to take things to the next level! This workshop will focus on connecting letters (including all those tricky letter combinations!), creating layouts that pop, and adding flourishes to your work. I'll be writing with brush markers, but feel free to use any supplies you like to practice with!

In this workshop, you will:

  • Practice connecting letters to form words and phrases

  • Incorporate bounce lettering into your writing style

  • Learn all about flourishes, including where and how to add them to your compositions

  • Collaborate on a practice layout project

  • Get personalized feedback on your lettering and advice to take it to the next level (live tickets only).

General admission is $30 and includes both the live event and a recording. There is also a $15 ticket option that is for the recording only.

This workshop is appropriate for all ages 12+ who have already taken a beginner class in Modern Calligraphy. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about whether this class is right for you!

Since this is a live online event, you will need a webcam and microphone to participate, as well as the Zoom app and your own supplies. I will send out a supply list with links and detailed instructions about how to join the session once you have registered. (If you signed up for the replay only, I will share the recording within 48 hours of the workshop). I look forward to seeing you there!

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6/4 Beginner Calligraphy Part 1: Brush Calligraphy - Live Online Event
Jun
4
3:00 PM15:00

6/4 Beginner Calligraphy Part 1: Brush Calligraphy - Live Online Event

Beginner Calligraphy Part 1: Brush Calligraphy is part of a brand new live online series that I've designed to help beginners to gain confidence with their lettering. The first workshop is all about basics - we'll learn the basic strokes, how to form letters, and how to use pressure and faux calligraphy techniques to make the hallmark thicks and thins that make modern calligraphy so much fun. Everyone who signs up with receive practice worksheets to reference during and after the class, as well as a recording that you can rewatch any time. What makes this different from an online class is that it's live, so I can give you personalized feedback just like at an in-person class or private lesson!

In this workshop, you will:

  • Be introduced to modern calligraphy

  • Practice the 8 basic strokes that make up all letters

  • Learn a modern calligraphy alphabet using faux and brush calligraphy

  • Receive personalized feedback on your lettering during the workshop

  • Have the opportunity to ask me all of your burning questions about modern calligraphy!

General admission is $30 and includes both the live event and a recording. There is also a $15 ticket option that is for the recording only.

The workshop will be conducted over Zoom and you will need a webcam and microphone to participate. Since this workshop is online, you will also need to have your own supplies. I will send out a supply list with links and detailed instructions about how to join the session once you have registered. (If you signed up for the replay only, I will share the recording within 48 hours of the workshop). I look forward to seeing you there!

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5/23 Beginner Calligraphy Part 2: Flourishing & Connections at West Elm Broadway
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

5/23 Beginner Calligraphy Part 2: Flourishing & Connections at West Elm Broadway

Beginner Calligraphy Part 2: Connections & Flourishing is a brand new class for people who have some experience learning modern calligraphy and want to take things to the next level! This workshop will focus on connecting letters (including all those tricky letter combinations!), creating layouts that pop, and adding flourishes to your work. We'll then end the class by creating your own custom print that you can take home and frame. I'll be providing brush markers, but feel free to bring any supplies you'd like to practice with!

In this workshop, you will:

  • Practice connecting letters to form words and phrases

  • Incorporate bounce lettering into your writing style

  • Learn all about flourishes, including where and how to add them to your compositions

  • Collaborate on a practice layout project

  • Create a calligraphy quote to gift or keep!

This workshop is appropriate for all ages 12+ who have already taken a beginner class in Modern Calligraphy. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about whether this class is right for you!

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5/14 Watercolor Workshop with Women of Culture NYC
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

5/14 Watercolor Workshop with Women of Culture NYC

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! If you would like to learn watercolor florals, check out the Artists & Fleas Workshop on 5/11.

April showers bring May flowers, and we are going to be creating our own beautiful watercolor florals during this fun and relaxed evening of wine & watercolors on Tuesday May 14th!

During a two-hour watercolor workshop with Women of Culture, we will learn the basics of painting with watercolors and will then practice making flowers such as roses, tulips, lavender, and peonies using artist-grade supplies from Holbein. By the end of the evening, we will each create our own watercolor cards & envelopes to showcase our work, all while sipping on wine and making new connections.

This is a beginner level workshop and is open to all regardless of their artistic ability and experience. Wine & snacks will be provided.

$50 early bird pricing through 5/1 at midnight; $55 thereafter
You can register on Women of Culture’s website here: https://www.womenofculture.org/events/watercolor

Full Event Schedule:
6:30-7pm |
Arrival & mingling
7-9pm | Watercolor floral workshop with wine

Location: Vera Bradley SOHO
411 West Broadway btw. Prince & Spring St.

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5/11 Mother's Day Watercolor Florals at Artists & Fleas Soho
May
11
11:00 AM11:00

5/11 Mother's Day Watercolor Florals at Artists & Fleas Soho

Join me at Artists & Fleas Soho for a fun Watercolor Florals workshop just in time for Mother's Day! In this 2-hour class, I will walk you through the steps to create beautiful roses, tulips, lavender, and greenery. We'll start by learning basic watercolor techniques and then practice painting flowers. Our final project will be to paint a colorful card that you can keep for yourself or give to your favorite mom! As a special Mother's Day promotion, sign up for a Mother/Daughter ticket and save $10 on your registration. All supplies will be provided for the workshop, including worksheets and reference materials. Come learn the relaxing art of painting flowers in a loose floral style!

This workshop is a great fit for both adults and teens ages 12 and up. Feel free to reach out to Danielle with any questions!

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Watercolor Calligraphy & Florals at Brooklyn Brainery
Apr
28
2:30 PM14:30

Watercolor Calligraphy & Florals at Brooklyn Brainery

Join me on Sunday 4/28 to learn how to pair loose watercolor florals with vibrant calligraphy! In this colorful class, you will learn several techniques for how to use watercolors, including painting flowers and foliage, blending colors, and forming letters using the principles of modern calligraphy. You'll then have the opportunity to combine all of these elements together to make a final project! As part of the class, you'll also receive worksheets and a water brush so that you can continue practicing at home.

This class is beginner friendly.

Sign up on Brooklyn Brainery’s website here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/watercolor-florals-calligraphy

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4/24 Brush Lettering at The Gift Workshop in Charlotte, NC
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

4/24 Brush Lettering at The Gift Workshop in Charlotte, NC

I’m taking this show on the road! I’ll be leading a special Brush Calligraphy workshop at The Gift Workshop in Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday, 4/24 from 7pm-9pm. In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn the basics of brush lettering and create a 5x7 quote that you can bring home to keep or give to your favorite mom for mother’s day. As an added bonus, everyone will receive a Marvy Uchida Le Plume II pen to continue practicing after the class!

Learn more and sign up on The Gift Workshop’s Website here: https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/TGW75K/classes

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Pad Lettering Workshop at West Elm 4/11
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Pad Lettering Workshop at West Elm 4/11

Learn all about iPad Lettering and Illustration in Procreate! In this interactive workshop, you will learn all about this versatile (and addicting!) lettering tool. We'll take a tour of the software and I'll show you all of my favorite tips and tricks - from how to make ombre effects to adding shadows, using clipping masks, and making your own custom brushes. As part of the class, you'll get several free goodies: my 3 favorite brushes, glitter and foil textures, a free iPad mock up from Tide & Tree Creative, and Procreate files with my lettering worksheets. There will be ample time for questions and personalized feedback!

You will learn how to:

  • Create custom sizes and set up your files

  • Navigate the Procreate interface and personalize it to your drawing style

  • Make ombre lettering effects

  • Add a gold foil effect with clipping masks

  • Use mock ups to create a finished scene in minutes

  • Import, customize, and create new brushes

This is a small group workshop and will be capped at 6 people. It is suitable for all ages 12 and up. Please note that you must bring an iPad and Apple Pencil in order to participate.

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Embroidering Lettering: Tote Bags at Brooklyn Brainery
Mar
30
5:00 PM17:00

Embroidering Lettering: Tote Bags at Brooklyn Brainery

In this 3 hour combination class, you'll learn the basics of hand lettering and layout then design the lettering for your custom embroidered hoop. You can choose any word up to three letters for your custom tote design.

In the second half of class, we'll transfer our designs onto fabric and learn a few important embroidery stitches (the back and satin stitches) and get to work filling in our lettering. 

We'll work on natural-colored tote bags with your choice of embroidery floss colors. This class will be co-taught by myself and Rhiannon Platt.

Sign up on Brooklyn Brainery’s website here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/embroidering-lettering-tote-bags

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Chalkboard Lettering at Artists & Fleas Soho 3/23
Mar
23
1:00 PM13:00

Chalkboard Lettering at Artists & Fleas Soho 3/23

Learn all about hand lettering and chalkboard art! In this three-hour workshop, Modern Calligrapher Danielle Rothman will teach you how to create a beautiful chalkboard sign for your home. You'll start by learning the basics of hand lettering and then use chalkboard markers to create your own quote or "to do" memo board. At the end of the class, you'll be able to take home your new sign to enjoy it for years to come!

As part of your ticket price, you will receive:

  • An 11x14 gold and black magnetic chalkboard, courtesey of U Brands 

  • Bistro chalkboard markers in fun colors from Marvy Uchida

  • Sweet Treats gluten-free snacks

  • Hand lettering and faux calligraphy instruction with handouts

This workshop is appropriate for all ages 12+. Feel free to reach out with any questions!

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Watercolor Calligraphy at West Elm 3/14
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Watercolor Calligraphy at West Elm 3/14

Learn how to create beautiful calligraphy with watercolors! In this 2-hour, small group workshop, Modern Calligrapher Danielle Rothman will teach you everyting you need to know to get started. We will start by learning basic watercolor techniques and then create a fun brush lettering project to showcase your new skills.

Together we will:

  • Test out pan and liquid watercolors

  • Practice the eight basic strokes that make up all letters

  • Learn a script alphabet

  • Try three different blending techniques to create fun gradients

  • Create a watercolor postcard

All supplies for the workshop will be provided, and you'll receive a waterbrush and limited edition print to take home.

This workshop is beginner-friendly and appropriate for ages 12+. Feel free to reach out with any questions!

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Embroidering Lettering: Tote Bags at Brooklyn Brainery
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Embroidering Lettering: Tote Bags at Brooklyn Brainery

In this 3.5 hour combination class, you'll learn the basics of hand lettering and layout then design the lettering for your custom embroidered hoop. You can choose any word up to three letters for your custom tote design.

In the second half of class, we'll transfer our designs onto fabric and learn a few important embroidery stitches (the back and satin stitches) and get to work filling in our lettering. 

We'll work on natural-colored tote bags with your choice of embroidery floss colors. This class will be co-taught by myself and Rhiannon Platt.

Sign up on Brooklyn Brainery’s website here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/embroidering-lettering-tote-bags

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Watercolor Florals & Calligraphy at Brooklyn Brainery
Feb
22
1:00 PM13:00

Watercolor Florals & Calligraphy at Brooklyn Brainery

Join me on Friday 2/22 to learn how to pair loose watercolor florals with vibrant calligraphy! In this colorful class, you will learn several techniques for how to use watercolors, including painting flowers and foliage, blending colors, and forming letters using the principles of modern calligraphy. You'll then have the opportunity to combine all of these elements together to make a final project! As part of the class, you'll also receive worksheets and a water brush so that you can continue practicing at home.

This class is beginner friendly.

Sign up on Brooklyn Brainery’s website here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/watercolor-florals-calligraphy

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Calligraphy Bootcamp at Artists & Fleas Soho 2/16
Feb
16
1:00 PM13:00

Calligraphy Bootcamp at Artists & Fleas Soho 2/16

Come learn Modern Calligraphy at the Calligraphy Bootcamp at Artists & Fleas Soho! This workshop is being offered on Saturday so that it can fit any schedule. It’s being capped at 12 people to give you an intimate learning experience with ample time for questions and personalized feedback.

In this 3-hour session, you will learn how to use brush, faux, and pointed pen calligraphy (also called dip pen) to create beautiful modern calligraphy letters and phrases. We will:

  • Learn how to write the 8 basic strokes that make up all letters

  • Prepare your pointed pen for first time use

  • Practice writing the alphabet using 3 different ways to create modern calligraphy

  • Create a final project with a word or short phrase of your choice

All participants will receive a supply kit to take home that includes a pointed pen (nib + holder), bottle of ink, lint-free cloth, brush marker, worksheets, and practice paper.

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Valentine's Day Card Making at West Elm Broadway 2/7
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Valentine's Day Card Making at West Elm Broadway 2/7

Let's make Valentines together! In this workshop you will learn how to use hand lettering, faux calligraphy, and embossing techniques to make one-of-a-kind valentines. We will start with an overview of hand lettering and how to create eye-catching styles and layouts for our cards. Then I'll show you how to do heat embossing, which gives your writing shine and texture. And finally you'll put your new skills to work to create your Valentine's Day masterpiece!

In this workshop you will:

  • Learn about hand lettering styles and how to mix them to create cohesive layouts

  • Practice hand lettering and faux calligraphy 

  • Use heat embossing to add shine to your cards

  • Create unique valentines that your friends and family will love!

  • Receive worksheets and resources to continue your practice at home

This small group workshop is limited to 6 people, so you will receive plenty of personalized feedback! It's very beginner-friendly and appropriate for all ages 10 and up. Feel free to email me at danielle@rothbyrnscreative.com with any questions. I can't wait to see you there!

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iPad Lettering Workshop - Live Online Event 1/27
Jan
27
2:00 PM14:00

iPad Lettering Workshop - Live Online Event 1/27

Learn all about iPad Lettering in Procreate! In this online workshop, you will learn all about this versatile (and addicting!) lettering tool. We'll take a tour of the software and I'll show you all of my favorite tips and tricks - from how to make ombre effects to adding shadows, using clipping masks, and making your own custom brushes. As part of the class, you'll get several free goodies: my 3 favorite brushes, glitter and foil textures, a free iPad mock up from Tide & Tree Creative, and Procreate files with my lettering worksheets. You will also receive a recording of the class so that you can go back and rewatch it any time!

You will learn how to:

  • Create custom sizes and set up your files

  • Navigate the Procreate interface and personalize it to your drawing style

  • Make ombre lettering effects

  • Add a gold foil effect with clipping masks

  • Use mock ups to create finished scenes in minutes

  • Import, customize, and create new brushes


The workshop will be conducted over Zoom and you will need a webcam and microphone to participate. I will send out details about how to join the session once you have registered. (If you signed up for the replay only, I will share the recording within 24 hours of the workshop). You will need to have an iPad Pro or 2018 iPad and Apple Pencil (or other pressure-sensitive stylus) to fully utilize the tips and tutorials provided. Please download the Procreate app before the start of the class. I look forward to seeing you there!

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Embroidering Calligraphy at Brooklyn Brainery
Dec
27
1:00 PM13:00

Embroidering Calligraphy at Brooklyn Brainery

In this three-hour combination class, you'll learn the basics of hand lettering and layout then design the lettering for your custom embroidered hoop. You can choose any word up to three letters for your hoop design.

In the second half of class, we'll transfer our designs onto fabric and learn a few important embroidery stitches (the back and satin stitches) and get to work filling in our lettering. 

We'll work in 6" hoops and use natural or black fabric with your choice of embroidery floss colors. 

Register here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/embroidering-calligraphy

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iPad Lettering Workshop - Live Online Event
Dec
20
6:30 PM18:30

iPad Lettering Workshop - Live Online Event

Learn all about iPad Lettering in Procreate! In this online workshop, you will learn all about this versatile (and addicting!) lettering tool. We'll take a tour of the software and I'll show you all of my favorite tips and tricks - from how to make ombre effects to adding shadows, using clipping masks, and making your own custom brushes. As part of the class, you'll get several free goodies: my favorite brush, glitter and foil textures, and Procreate files with my lettering worksheets. You will also receive a recording of the class so that you can go back and rewatch it any time!

You will learn how to:

  • Create custom sizes and set up your files

  • Navigate the Procreate interface and personalize it to your drawing style

  • Make ombre lettering effects

  • Add a gold foil effect with clipping masks

  • Import, customize, and create new brushes


I will send out details about how to join the session once you have registered. You will need to have an iPad Pro or 2018 iPad and Apple Pencil (or other pressure-sensitive stylus) to participate. Please download the Procreate app before the start of the class. I look forward to seeing you there!

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Blick Flatbush Grand Opening - Free Watercolor Lettering Class
Nov
16
1:00 PM13:00

Blick Flatbush Grand Opening - Free Watercolor Lettering Class

Join me for a FREE Watercolor Brush Lettering class at the new Blick store at 41 Flatbush Avenue. Sign up is first come, first served and everyone will receive a Sakura Koi 12-color pocket sketch set to take home after class. You can view more details about all of Blick’s Grand Opening festivities here: https://www.dickblick.com/stores/promotions/brooklyn-flatbush/

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DIY Modern Calligraphy Workshop with the NY Handmade Collective
Nov
15
6:30 AM06:30

DIY Modern Calligraphy Workshop with the NY Handmade Collective

DIY Craft Workshop: Learn Modern Calligraphy and Embossing - Make Your Own Holiday Gift Tag!

About this Event

New York Handmade Collective (NYHC) is proud to announce our new DIY Craft Workshops and you’re invited!

As a guest attending one of our DIY Craft Workshops, you’ll get a chance to learn a new creative skill taught by one of our own NYHC team members.

Our first DIY Craft Workshop will be Modern Calligraphy and Embossing.

In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of modern calligraphy, a free-form style that is all about personalizing your writing. You will be guided through practicing the basic strokes that make up all letters, learning a calligraphy alphabet, and using both faux and brush calligraphy to write beautifully. We will finish the class by using heat embossing to personalize holiday gift tags and show off your new skills!

No prior experience is required for this workshop!

Kids and adults ages 12+ plus are welcome.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/diy-craft-workshop-learn-modern-calligraphy-and-embossing-tickets-50030043206

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11/14 Calligraphy Bootcamp at West Elm - Small Group Session
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

11/14 Calligraphy Bootcamp at West Elm - Small Group Session

Come learn Modern Calligraphy at this special small group session of the Calligraphy Bootcamp at West Elm! This event is capped at 6 people to give you an intimate learning experience with ample time for questions and personalized feedback.

In this 2-hour session, you will learn how to use pointed pen calligraphy (also called dip pen) to create beautiful modern calligraphy letters and phrases. We will:

  • Learn how to write the 8 basic strokes that make up all letters

  • Prepare your pointed pen for first time use

  • Practice writing the alphabet using modern calligraphy

  • Create a final project with a word or short phrase of your choice

All participants will receive a supply kit to take home that includes a pointed pen (nib + holder), bottle of ink, lint-free cloth, brush marker, worksheets, and practice paper.

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Embroidering Calligraphy at Brooklyn Brainery
Nov
9
5:30 PM17:30

Embroidering Calligraphy at Brooklyn Brainery

In this three-hour combination class, you'll learn the basics of hand lettering and layout then design the lettering for your custom embroidered hoop. You can choose any word up to three letters for your hoop design.

In the second half of class, we'll transfer our designs onto fabric and learn a fewimportant embroidery stitches (the back and satin stitches) and get to work filling in our lettering. 

We'll work in 6" hoops and use natural or black fabric with your choice of embroidery floss colors. 

Register here: https://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/embroidering-calligraphy

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