Calligraphy II: Finding Your Personal Script Style

Bryn Chernoff, Paperfinger Calligraphy and Hand-Lettering

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12 Videos (1h 11m)
    • Trailer

      1:02
    • Introduction

      8:26
    • Experiment and Play!

      3:19
    • Style 1: Modern Angular

      5:25
    • Style 2: Rounded Curving

      6:13
    • Technique: Adding Flourishes

      11:02
    • Style Madlibs (Custom Styles)

      7:12
    • Materials, Colors, Pens, and Inks

      7:45
    • Choosing the Perfect Style

      4:24
    • Working with Clients

      3:43
    • Writing a Letter

      6:16
    • Addressing an Envelope

      6:01

About This Class

Find your own beautiful, calligraphic style in this one-hour class with calligrapher Bryn Chernoff! Always welcoming and encouraging, she shows how to explore a range of angular and curved styles, add flourishes, and transform a simple letter and envelope into a treasured keepsake.

By the end, you'll script your own letter and envelope. Whether you choose your own words or transcribe an inspirational letter you love, you'll have a beautiful piece of writing to enjoy or share with a friend.

This class is a follow-up to Calligraphy I: Writing in Classic Modern Script. It's recommended that students take that introductory class or have some basic familiarity with calligraphy. It's perfect for beginners looking for a challenge as well as intermediate students!

Be sure to also check out the third class in this series: Calligraphy III: Experimenting with Layouts, Surfaces, and Digitization!

198 of 200 students recommendSee All

Probably one of the best classes I've taken that helps me "find my style". Great for brush letterers and faux calligraphy folks too!! Great class.
Excellent! Are there worksheets to download or buy? Not seeing it?
Very thorough and thoughtful lesson. Bryn's tutorials are helping me immensely!
Rebecca Alexandre

Always looking to improve...

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Bryn Chernoff

Paperfinger Calligraphy and Hand-Lettering

Bryn Chernoff started her calligraphy studio Paperfinger out of a true love for writing by hand. Paperfinger provides modern, hand-drawn calligraphy and illustration for everything from weddings and events to graphic design projects, keepsakes, commercial and custom work.

Her work has been featured in Town & Country, Real Simple, The New York Times, Refinery29, Cool Hunting, Martha Stewart Weddings, Swiss Miss, 100 Layer Cake, and countless others. In 2013, she was featured by The Knot in their "Best of Weddings."

Sharing her love for calligraphy, Bryn also leads a number of workshops and offers private instruction. To follow her work, explore her Paperfinger portfolio, online shop, and blog papertastebuds.