How to Create a Modern Calligraphy Silhouette

Danielle Rothman, Modern Calligrapher in NYC

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12 Videos (38m)
    • Calligraphy Silhouette Intro

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Materials

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Shape Inspiration

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Word List

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Outline

    • BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Outline Timelapse

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Inking

    • (8) BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Inking on Vellum

    • BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Inking with Lightbox

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Clean Up

    • BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette iPad Instructions

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Conclusion


About This Class

This modern calligraphy class is perfect for people who have the basics down and are looking for a fun project to hone their skills! I will guide you through the steps to create a one-of-a-kind calligraphy silhouette that is easy to personalize for yourself or someone you care about. Come see what it's all about!

In this class, you will learn:

  • What materials you will need to create a calligraphy silhouette
  • How to find interesting shapes for your design
  • The recommended number words and how to come up with them
  • The design process from drafting to finalizing your piece
  • Tips and tricks to help you along the way!

In this class, you will create:

  • A personalized, one-of-a-kind calligraphy project
  • The perfect thoughtful gift for yourself or someone you care about!

Who are you:

  • Curious about modern calligraphy with at least some knowledge of the basics
  • Excited to develop your calligraphy skills further!

7 of 7 students recommendSee All

This class is so fun and unique! I've seen Danielle make these on Instagram, and I've always wanted to try it. She really breaks it down into easy steps, and I love how mine turned out! Thanks, Danielle!
Audrey Ko

Watercolorist and Modern Calligrapher





Danielle Rothman

Modern Calligrapher in NYC

I'm a modern calligrapher who builds community through art and workshops! I have a passion for teaching calligraphy and I've helped more than 1000 students write beautifully in my workshops in New York City. My business Rothbyrns Creative ( specializes in personalization and thoughtful gifts, creating inspiring one-of-a-kind journals, prints, and calligraphy designs for any occasion. Recent collaborations include workshops at the Gu...

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