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We’d Love to Get You Set Up for Success in Pointed-Pen

**Due to Covid-19 safety precautions, we are currently offering private, small group sessions in our Old Town Alexandria studio for groups of 4-6 attendees. You also have the option of booking a virtual private session for groups of any size. Sessions can be held weekdays or weekends, during business hours or evenings. Please email us at for details!**

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

a glimpse inside our workshops

2020 lhc workshop tour

students travel near and far to attend our workshops & we hope you can join us in a city below! if you can't make it to class, scroll down to find our at-home learning option, the next best method to learn pointed-pen calligraphy

2021 lhc workshop tour

These workshops have been transferred from 2020 | more cities and dates will be added at a later time but registration for the below is currently open.

Dallas | May 16th 11am 14203 Proton Rd
Dallas, TX 75244
Chicago | May 15 10am 3432 W Diversey Ave Floor 2
Chicago, IL 60647
Orange County | April 17 10am 110 E Wilshire Ave #101
Fullerton, CA 92832

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! Your registration includes EVERYTHING you need for class & to excel in this beautiful art. Simply register & show up ready to learn.



The week of your workshop, expect an email with all the class details from us, including parking, reminders of start and end times, and everything else you need to know to have you set up for success. We can't wait to meet you!


Day Of

It’s workshop day!
Join us for 3 hours of in-person instruction with high-quality tools. You'll leave feeling comfortable with the tools & ready to keep practicing your new craft. You also get access to our 2.5 hour video tutorial for continued learning at home.

What's Included

With The Workshop

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

With over 20 years of experience in pointed pen, and 6 years of teaching the art, there’s no better resource for your introduction to calligraphy

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

2.5 Hour Video Lesson

Indefinite access to professional footage of Laura going through the full beginner alphabet, upper and lower case 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

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