Curated especially for beginners by industry leader Laura Hooper, the Calligraphy Starter Kit + Video Tutorial includes both the high quality tools you need to start learning modern pointed-pen calligraphy but also {and perhaps more importantly} detailed, down-to-earth instruction on how to actually use them!


So What's Included?

Calligraphy Starter Kit:

  • 1 oblique pen holder
  • Assortment of 3 nibs
  • 1 pot of black ink + 1 pot of white ink
  • Gold foil instructional book with tips & techniques from Laura’s 15+ years of professional experience with modern calligraphy as well as over 3 years experience teaching the art
  • 3 alphabet exemplars {beginner alphabet, Laura’s Italic script and Laura’s Ella script}
  • 1 practice journal with gold foil letterpress cover custom created with calligraphy quality paper inside
  • 3 sheets each of both vellum tracing paper + gridline practice sheets
  • Notes on mixing inks

Video Tutorial:

  • 45-minutes of guided instruction from Laura as you work your way through the starter kit.
  • The explained anatomy of the oblique pen and preparation to begin (ink dipping, gridlines, practice strokes)
  • Close-up visuals of Laura writing every letter of her introductory alphabet – both upper and lower case – with verbal instruction on the thick and thin lines of each letter.
  • Tips and common errors to avoid




We offer a variety of optional, additional supplies that can be added to your order for continued practice with the art — you can even add on our Intermediate Calligraphy Guide! Simply check the box next to the item below you'd like to add and proceed to checkout.

NOTE: The video tutorial has already been “added” to your kit at the reduced rate for this bundle product.