A Calligraphy Starter Kit makes a nice gift for the holidays for anyone with a itch to be creative, play with lettering or simply start an elegant hobby. The Calligraphy Starter Kit comes with my favorite pen nib, pen holder, starter supply of ink, instuction booklet with alphabet guides, and some other little treats to get the recipient started immediately in pointed pen calligraphy. If you're in Seattle - sign up for the Intro to Calligraphy: The Pointed Pen class (or give a Group Calligraphy Class gift certificate for the holidays). Cost of class includes a complimentary Calligraphy Starter Kit!
UPCOMING Seattle Area CLASSES
Introduction to Calligraphy: The Pointed Pen
A great way to learn the fine art of fancy calligraphy in the style used by many modern calligraphers today. This class covers the use of the pointed pens with black ink and focuses on individual letters only starting with lower case and finishing with upper case. A great first class to see if you're interesting in continuing to keep up the fine art of calligraphy. All supplies and tools provided - PLUS each student will receive a Calligraphy Starter Kit which includes pen holder, pen nib, starter supply of ink and instructional booklet with alphabet guides!
A new weekend workshop (8 hours total) at the studio for only 4 students. An intimate chance for you to expore mixed media painting techniques including using black and white gesso, glazing, working with gels and pastes, working with resist, reverse and embossing techniques with stencils and rubber stamps, and adding final details/lettering with pointed pen, rubber stamp, collage, other ink pens. Special Introductory rate of $199 includes all materials, just bring your paint brushes! Great fun for a group of 4 or signup as a solo artist! Click here for more info.
Fun & Fancy Calligraphy
3 Week Course (6 hours total), covers everything the Intro to Calligraphy covers in the first week, but then expands the second and third weeks to include conn
ecting letters, working with combinations of upper case and lower case, making short words and phrases, how to address env
pes and design greeting cards, place cards and working with full sentences and layout of a short quotation or poem. All tools and materials provided! Beginners encouraged!
Calligraphy II (for students who have taken Intro to Calligraphy) $55
Time to take your calligraphy to the next level. If you've taken my Intro to Calligraphy class and learned how to use the pen and make individual letters, the next step is connecting letters, doing words and phrases. Class also includes instruction on greeting card layout and envelope tricks and tips!
Read the latest blog that features Caitlin Dundon's mixed media collage, calligraphy, classes and general musings about living a creative life. See the full selection of beautiful artwork available for licensing and signup for future posts at Handwritten Life.
Fabric by the Yard
Now available at Spoonflower are several wonderful designs created by Caitlin Dundon for your own projects. You can order in a variety of fabric styles. Very fun and colorful and some feature the artist's calligraphy.
As Seen In:
I have artwork featured in Lesley Riley's, Creative Lettering Workshop by Northlight Books. It's a fantastic book if you love quotes and want to be inspired to see what lettering artists are doing in mixed media.
The first edition of The Coloring Studio features two of my designs for you to color! A great new addition to the Somerset Studio family of publications featuring 110 pages of coloring inspiration as well as artist tips and advice.
About the Artist
Caitlin Dundon is a painter, calligrapher, calligraphy teacher and author. The artwork she has created for more than 20 years often features her elegant handwritten script or handmade typography. Her art has appeared in galleries, magazines, newspapers, and television and is currently being licensed for use in posters, journals, greeting cards, fabric and other items.
Her art can be found in the collections of: Oprah Winfrey, Elton John, Sheryl Crow, Dale Chihuly, Patti LuPone, Bill & Melinda Gates, Howard Schultz, His Royal Highness, Andrew the Duke of York, and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda.
Dundon is also a published children’s picture book author. She currently resides in Seattle with her husband, writer and editor Randy Woods.
Follow One Heart Studio
ALL ART IS COPYRIGHT CAITLIN DUNDON and may not be reproduced without permission. Many images are available for licensing.
Caitlin Dundon, Mixed media artist, calligrapher and instructor. email@example.com
207-817-3479 text or voice