Classes 2017-01-07T03:20:04+00:00

WE OFFER A VARIETY OF CALLIGRAPHY CLASSES FOR ALL LEVELS

Welcome to Calligraphy by Jessica Yee’s Educational Page.

Are considering learning the beautiful art of calligraphy? Calligraphy has many benefits to those that practice it regardless of age or gender. It is universally wonderful for all that choose to learn and embrace the craft of it.

Calligraphy is more than charming ink strokes. For some it can be meditative, help reduce stress levels and therapeutic, while increasing confidence one breathtaking piece at a time. Furthermore, did you know that learning and memorizing something new can improve brain function? Calligraphy is an inexpensive, healthy hobby for the mind and body.

Calligraphy 101

Held at the Wake County Public School System Lifelong Learning with Community Schools Adult Evening Education North Carolina,this 12-hour beginner’s calligraphy class will cover three lettering styles—italic, uncial, and copperplate. The class will give you a history of letter styles, how to care and adjust the pen holder, as well as exercises, instructions, and practice sheets. Cover each letter group and discuss letter formations and variations. Practice pen and nib control. Discuss paper, ink, and overall construction of words. This class taught by calligrapher Jessica Yee will give you an engaging introduction to the beautiful vintage art of calligraphy. Register early. This class fills up fast. Overflow students will be wait listed for the next session.

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Calligraphy 102 – Uncial

Uncial is a majuscule (written entirely in capital letters) commonly used from the 4th to 8th centuries AD by Latin and Greek scribes. The most famous text is the Book of Kells that is predominately written using this style of lettering. This style is lovely for religious texts, love poems or Irish sayings.  This class taught by calligrapher Jessica Yee and will give you an engaging introduction to the beautiful art of calligraphy. Register early. This class fills up fast. Overflow students will be wait listed for the next session.

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Copperplate Calligraphy

Held at the Wake County Public School System Lifelong Learning with Community Schools Adult Evening Education North Carolina,this 12-hour calligraphy class will cover the aspects of copperplate calligraphy. The class will give you a history of letter styles, how to care and adjust the pen holder, as well as exercises, instructions, and practice sheets. Cover each letter group and discuss letter formations and variations. Practice pen and nib control. Discuss paper, ink, and overall construction of words. This class taught by calligrapher Jessica Yee will give you an engaging introduction to the beautiful vintage art of calligraphy. Register early. This class fills up fast. Overflow students will be wait listed for the next session.

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Calligraphy 101

Held at the Wake County Public School System Lifelong Learning with Community Schools Adult Evening Education North Carolina,this 12-hour beginner’s calligraphy class will cover three lettering styles—italic, uncial, and copperplate. The class will give you a history of letter styles, how to care and adjust the pen holder, as well as exercises, instructions, and practice sheets. Cover each letter group and discuss letter formations and variations. Practice pen and nib control. Discuss paper, ink, and overall construction of words. This class taught by calligrapher Jessica Yee will give you an engaging introduction to the beautiful vintage art of calligraphy. Register early. This class fills up fast. Overflow students will be wait listed for the next session.

Register Now

So now that I’m registered what is the next step?

  • wait for email with instructions
  • send in payment (alexis put in what is in the letter about payment policy

Where to Gather Supplies

Supply list for all my calligraphy classes can be found at www.johnnealbooks.com. They are located in Greensboro, NC.  There is an advantage of having our supplier so close. Not only are we supporting a fellow local business, but most times supplies ship in one day. To order is quite easy.  On the left hand side scroll down to where it says Calligraphy Teachers, click on that,  and then find my name Jessica Yee; Click on my name, then choose the class you are taking. If you are taking Modern Calligraphy your supplies will be supplied the first day of class.

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