Calligraphy Classes in the Washington area
WCG members who teach calligraphy classes:
[Note to instructors: please send info]
- In Washington, Smithsonian Associates offers 8-session daytime classes spring and fall. Call 202-357-3030.
- In Washington (and occasionally elsewhere), Michele Hatty Fritz of Meant To Be Calligraphy regularly teaches.
- In Fairfax County at the Oak Marr Rec Center, Oakton VA, Gretchen Elson teaches Thurs, 10-12:30: Carolingian beginning Mar 31, 2022 and continuing for four weeks (no class Easter week); some experience with a broad nib pen required. The six-week Copperplate class begins on May 5; no experience with pointed pen required but some familiarity with calligraphy is preferred. Gretchen will provide supplies if needed for both classes (pay by check). To register: click here, then
Search Text: Calligraphy,
Category: Fine Arts,
Place: Oak Marr Rec Center,
Instructor: Elson. That will bring up both classes and you can click on a class to bring up registration info.
- In Frederick, MD at Frederick Community College (FCC) Jode Lide will teach Beginning Calligraphy: Italic on
Fridays, 10-noon, 3/18-5/13/22. It will be listed in both the calalogs for the Lifelong Learning/Continuing Education and the Institute For Learning In Retirement (ILR). The ILR is for ages 55 and up and includes a slight discount! In both catalogs it usually appears under the Home and Hobbies section. Browse classes and register
- Arabic Calligraphy Workshops by Scripts 'n' Scribes
- Boston, MA: Calligraphy and manuscript courses in Boston and Hingham, MA taught by WCG member Maryanne Grebenstein of The Abbey Studio.
John Neal Bookseller has compiled a list of online calligraphy classes by some of the best teachers worldwide.
Top "Calligraphy" by Sheila Waters. Initial R by Lubna Zahid. Foundational examples "n" and "u" by Sheila Waters.
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