Thank you for visiting One Heart Studio, featuring the work of artist and calligrapher Caitlin Dundon.

The artist creates lovely art in mixed media collage often with her trademark calligraphy.

Group and private modern calligraphy tutoring and group calligraphy classes in Seattle and across the US at artist retreats. Custom wedding calligraphy for Seattle weddings is offered, including calligraphy on marriage certificates. 

Custom paintings by commission are also offered. You can take a look at a few of the 11 paintings commissioned by the YMCA of Greater Seattle here. The artist has many paintings for sale.The studio gallery is open by appointment. Venue Gallery in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood also carries a large collection of paintings, prints and greeting cards. 

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Fun & Fancy Calligraphy, $105
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 connecting letters, working with combinations of upper case and lower case, making short words and phrases, how to address envelopes 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! 
Mon., May 8th, May 15th, May 22nd, 7 pm - 9 pm, Venue Ballard, Seattle,WA. More info.

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Introduction to Calligraphy: The Pointed Pen, $55
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!
Sunday, April 23rd, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Studio Works Ballard, Seattle, WA. More info.
Sat. May 20th, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Studio Works Ballard, Seattle, WA. More info.

Art and Soul Mixed Media Retreat, Portland, OR, April 3rd - April 9th, 2017

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Lettering Calligraphy Class Portland Art Retreat

Workshops with Caitlin Dundon include:
Thursday, April 6th: 38 Mixed Media Techniques
Saturday, April 8th: 38 Mixed Media Techniques
Sunday, April 9th: Stamp, Stencil & Script Lettering

Art and Soul Mixed Media Retreat, Minneapolis, MN, April 26th - May 1st, 2017
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Workshops with Caitlin Dundon include:

Friday, April 28th: Photo Transfer Butterfly Blocks
Sunday, April 30th: Inktense Birds Journal
Monday, May 1st: Spontaneous Painting

Letters of Joy Conference
May 5th - May 6th, Shoreline, WA
Shoreline Community College, Pagoda Union Building
I am teaching at Letters of Joy Conference - a 1-1/2 day conference held this year at Shoreline Community College, May 5th and May 6th. Even if you don't take any classes on May 6th, I highly recommend coming to the lecture and shopping the vendor market (which is open both days). The lecture on Friday night is only $5 the speaker is Louis Lemoine. The doors open at 5:30 pm, Keynote/Lecture begins at 7 pm, with reception to follow, there is also a silent auction and exhibit.
Here is a pdf link to the full Letters of Joy Conference Brochure & Registration info. I am teaching the same class in 3 sessions - Saturday, March 6th, Session I, 9:00 am - 11 am, Session II, 12:30 - 2:30pm, Session III, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Saturday classes are $100 for WOC members or $120 for Nonmembers.
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Instructor Caitlin Dundon
Learn how to create simple but magical paintings using gesso and acrylics on paper. Create a base with white, tinted or black gesso. Use drybrush washes, buffing, inscribing and scraping techniques to create color and texture variations. Included are great tips on how to prep artwork to take your pointed pen, brush or edged pen lettering to the next level. Students should bring: 1" flat brush, two sheets 9" x 12" hot press watercolor paper (Arches Aquarelle, Fabriano Artistico or Bristol Board), 2-3 colors of acrylic paint, water container and paper towels. Optional: your favorite pen or brush and black/white inks. (FW white acrylic or Golden High Flow carbon black recommended.). $5 instructor fee (additional acrylics provided, black gesso, white gesso for each student).

Art for Licensing

Many of Caitlin Dundon's paintings are currently available for licensing. She is currently represented by Roaring Brook Art Company.Manufacturers can view images available for licensing here.

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Prints and Canvas Wall Decor
Take a look at all designs available as prints.  Browse the One Heart Studio print shop now.
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Artist's Blog

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.

Clothing, pillow, iphone covers, journals, etc. with Caitlin Dundon's Coloring Book Floral Designs now available.

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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.




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As Seen 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.

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Caitlin Dundon Seattle mixed media artistDecoArt helping artist programAbout 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 work has been spotted at Target, WalMart US, WalMart Canada, HomeGoods, Fred Meyer and Kohl's.

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.

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