Teaching Calligraphy Is Our Specialty

We’d Love to Have You, Friend!

Receive the best tools & learn how to use them, get started with basic practice strokes, and learn a full beginner alphabet (upper and lower case!) from the industry experts in modern pointed-pen education. Let us teach you the finer points of this timeless art form with a modern twist. Zero experience required.

a glimpse inside our workshops

2019 lhc workshop tour

Summer/Fall schedule coming June 3!

DC {Alexandria} | June 1st 10am 109 N Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
DC {Alexandria} | June 1st 2:30pm 109 N Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

How It Works:



Pick from the list of cities above, register for your class, mark the date on your calendar, and start counting down 'til our meet up!



The week of your event, expect an email with all the workshop details from us, including parking, reminders of start and end times, and everything else you need to know.


Day Of

It’s workshop day!
Join us for 3 hours of fresh ink, clean composition and new friendships.

What's Included

With The Workshop

2.5-3 hours of instruction by Laura Hooper & Alyssa Law

With over 20 years of experience in modern pointed pen, and 5 years of teaching the art, there’s no better resource for your introduction to the art!

Oblique Pen Holder

Achieves the angle needed to get the thick & thin lines characteristic of pointed pen calligraphy.

2 Nibs

Includes 2 nib options that are great for beginners, and covers details on nib prep and care.

Black Ink

Works well with the paper in the kit and all of our practice pads. Laura uses this for all envelope orders in black ink.

Instructional Book

Includes getting started with the tools, basic up and down strokes, practice drill patterns and a full beginner alphabet upper and lower case.

Alphabet Tracing Pad

Calligraphy quality paper with traceables for the practice drill patterns covered in class, all 26 letters (upper and lower case) plus numbers and blank lined pages

2.5 Hour Video Lesson

Professional footage of Laura going through the full beginner alphabet, upper and lower case to take home with you for continued practice.

Keepsake Tote Bag

Signature canvas tote bag to take all your new goodies home in after the workshop.

Light Refreshments

Sips & snacks to sustain you through 2+ hours of writing

Questions? Check out our FAQs.

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