This past Saturday, we had our first Creating an Oblique Nib Holder class, which I attended, and I am now in possession of my very own oblique nib holder! The class was taught by Salman Khattak, who is a calligrapher, but who also makes and sells beautiful and ornate nib holders. We’re running another class on … [Read more…]
I’m so excited to announce our first March Break Children’s Handwriting and Cursive Writing Camp, along with a bonus optional Calligraphy Class at the end of it. March Break Cursive Writing Camp in Toronto Monday, March 14th Tuesday, March 15th Wednesday, March 16th Thursday, March 17th Friday, March 18th Cursive Writing Camp with Michele … [Read more…]
The most exciting news: we have two new calligraphy classes here in our Toronto shop! Mark Lurz has been teaching our Introduction to Calligraphy class, which is a terrific intro course for complete beginners, or even calligraphers who need a solid refresher. This class has been extremely popular, and I don’t think we’ve run one … [Read more…]
Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week, and I think it’s only going to get busier as we head into the holidays. We have lots of exciting things ahead – including TWSBI’s 580 AL in Blue! We are hoping for them early next week. This weekend we have calligraphy classes all day on Saturday, and another … [Read more…]
We just got in these two new products from Clairefontaine that we special ordered weeks ago, specifically for handwriting and great for kids, and along with so much great interest from the recent Globe & Mail article on cursive handwriting, I thought I would share some tips on teaching your child handwriting.