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Polly Crossman is a London based illustrator who works with ink, pencil and watercolour to create hand-drawn illustrations of all kinds. From bespoke wedding stationery and maps, to one off gifts and greetings cards.

In this introduction to modern calligraphy session, aimed at beginners, the talented Polly Crossman will teach you basic techniques in modern calligraphy. You will learn how to move the pen like an expert calligrapher and understand how to draw each letter, and form words. By the end of the session you should be able to write names and short sentences like a lettering pro!

You will learn basic techniques you can keep practicing and will leave having created your own framed inspirational piece, perfect for displaying at home, on your desk or as a gift!

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What you need

Equipment: Nothing required (BYOB optional!)

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You may cancel this booking up to 5 days and 0 hours in advance.

Did you know?

The English word Calligraphy is derived from the Greek words Kallos (which means Beauty) and Graphein (which means To Write).

Find your way there

82 Redcross Way, London, UK

Ratings & Reviews

5 ( 2)

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

An amazing warm and welcoming place with superb instructors and friendly atmosphere, everything you need for a creative session!

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Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

Great place to relax and get creative. The space is fantastic, as are the hosts. Everyone in the group had a great time!!

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The Host

M.Y.O is an arts & crafts studio for adults in London, where you can Make Your Own creative ideas come to life, regardless of experience. Guests can explore our range of creative classes; from painting (paper, tiles or ceramics), to life drawing, handmade pottery, watercolour flower painting, illustration, jewellery making, decoupage, t-shirt / tote bag design, calligraphy, notebook making and more. We've studios in Borough and Peckham Levels. Come, get creative and chill out with us. All workshops are BYOB too.

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