Materialligraphy Introductory Course: Creating Calligraphy On Different Materials

Joy Tay, Pen & Ink Experimenter, Hand Letterer |

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11 Lessons (33m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:29
    • 2. Understanding The Materialligraphy Approach

      1:19
    • 3. The Big Picture: Prep-Play-Display Overview

      1:50
    • 4. Prep: How Do You Select The Right Materials?

      7:44
    • 5. Play: How Do You Select The Right Style and Tools?

      6:48
    • 6. Play: How Do You Work With Solvents?

      1:40
    • 7. Display: DIY Video Set-Up (Using Household Everyday Items You Already Have)

      4:40
    • 8. Display: How To Showcase Your Calligraphy Items As Gifts

      0:39
    • 9. Display: How To Pack Your Calligraphed Items for Small Delivery Orders

      4:44
    • 10. Display: It's Your Turn!

      0:46
    • 11. Conclusion

      0:58

About This Class

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Learn a simple framework for lettering on ANY material from A to Z (agate to zucchini!). Knowing this framework is the foundation that will give you the confidence in selecting the right combination of materials, tools and supplies so that they all come together harmoniously in helping you to apply your calligraphy designs on any material.

Have you ever been to events and admired the beautiful modern calligraphy-infused escort cards, signages or souvenirs, wondering how you can create them too? Have you been doing calligraphy on paper for a while, and itching to progress to using other materials? Have you spent ages scouring the Internet for the right tools and supplies to use for specific types of mediums and just wish that all the information can be found in one place you can turn to? If you answered YES to any one of the questions above, then this course is for you!

This is an introductory, yet comprehensive, step-by-step course to learn the Prep-Play-Display framework which can skyrocket your creativity in infusing your modern calligraphy and lettering on a variety of mediums.

You (yes, you!) are probably a modern calligraphy or lettering enthusiast who wants to progress to working with different materials other than paper, or thinking about create gifts, place names, signs, etc.for new income streams.

You will learn:

Section 1: Introduction and Overview

Section 2: Selecting the Best Materials for Adding Your Modern Calligraphy and Lettering To

Section 3: Selecting Tools and Supplies, Using Solvents Effectively

Section 4: How to Show Off Your Modern Calligraphy Pieces on Video, Photos and Packaging


After completing this introductory course, you will probably be yearning to learn more about applying the Prep-Play-Display methods for specific materials. You may want to go on to my other Skillshare classes where I work from a variety of materials from crystals to tiles to leaves to food, and many more. Come join the fun!

I am sure you will love this course as much as I have loved creating it for you!