Modern Calligraphy II

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  • Modern Calligraphy II
    July 22, 2018
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Modern Calligraphy II
    September 30, 2018
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Carrie Keesling-Getz
This 3-hour workshop picks up where Modern Calligraphy I left off and guides students further in calligraphy technique and individual style development. Students will learn to mix custom ink colors with gouache, and the class will cover basic layout and composition. Students will leave class with supplies and an informational course packet to continue their practice at home.

Prerequisite: Modern Calligraphy I, or some experience writing words with a pointed nib

Materials Fee
$25 (students may reimburse Carrie w/ cash, check, or Venmo on class day)

**Please indicate whether you are right or left-handed when signing up.

*** Students MUST bring a straight and/or oblique nib holder to class (link to purchase below), and may bring their wooden inkwell from Modern Calligraphy I to class if they like.

Materials included:
12 color gouache set
Gold ink
Ink jars
White and black paper
2 nibs
Course packet

About Carrie
Carrie Keesling-Getz operates Ricciolina*, a calligraphy and hand-lettering studio in Atlanta. Ricciolina* provides lettering for weddings and special events as well as chalk lettering for local businesses.

Carrie first came to lettering after emerging from an exhausting three years in law school. Desperate for a creative outlet, she enrolled in a few calligraphy classes and instantly was hooked. A graduate of Smith College, Carrie enjoys creating, reading, and volunteering with rescue dogs at Best Friends Atlanta. She lives in the Ormewood Park neighborhood of Atlanta with her husband and four crazy dogs.

* REACH-oh- LEE-na: curly-haired girl

Class Cancellation Policy
Sometimes our classes won’t fill their minimum and we will need to cancel. Most likely it could be the day before, and we will contact you as soon as possible. A full refund will be applied if the studio has to cancel a class.

What happens if I need to cancel?
Class fees are non-refundable. There is a 72 hour (3 day) cancellation policy. If you cancel within 72 hours before the class, you will forfeit your fee. If you alert us 72 hours or more before your scheduled class, we will be glad to give credit for a future class. This credit must be used within 60 days of the cancellation date to prevent loss of the registration fee.


Venue Website:

128 N. Avondale Rd., Avondale Estates, Georgia, 30002, United States