Calligraphy Workshops In Toronto and Markham

Join me at a workshop and learn how to draw beautiful letters by hand.

Hand Lettered Valentine's Day Cards


February 5, 2023 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Varley Art Gallery
216 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario
L3R 2H1
Why buy a Valentine’s Day card when you can make one by hand? In this two-hour workshop, students will learn how to draw beautiful script letters and use them to create their own one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day card. Students will leave the workshop with their finished greeting cards as well as a set of worksheets to continue their hand lettering practice at home. No experience is needed to join this workshop.

Brush Calligraphy (Beginner)


February 26, 2023 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Varley Art Gallery
216 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario
L3R 2H1
Brush pen calligraphy is a beautiful art form that can be used to add a personal touch to everything from greeting cards to event signage. In this three-hour workshop, students will learn the fundamentals of modern brush pen calligraphy, including how to hold a brush pen, how to form basic strokes, and how to connect these strokes to form lowercase letters and words. Students will receive a set of worksheets that they can take home to continue their practice. No experience is needed to join the workshop, just a willingness to have fun and try something new! Materials not included.

Brush Calligraphy (Intermediate)


March 26, 2023 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Varley Art Gallery
216 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario
L3R 2H1
This class is designed for anyone who has taken a beginner-level brush pen calligraphy class and is ready to take their skills to the next level. In this three-hour workshop, you will practice uppercase letters and learn how to use these in combination with lowercase letters and words. You will also learn how to enhance your calligraphy by experimenting with style variations and simple flourishes. Students will receive a set of worksheets that they can take home to continue their practice. Materials not included.

Brush Calligraphy (Beginner)


April 15, 2023 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Markham Guild of Village Crafts
11 Church Street
Markham, Ontario
L3P 3V5
Brush pen calligraphy is a beautiful art form that can be used to add a personal touch to everything from greeting cards to event signage. In this three-hour workshop, students will learn the fundamentals of modern brush pen calligraphy, including how to hold a brush pen, how to form basic strokes, and how to connect these strokes to form lowercase letters and words. Students will receive a set of worksheets that they can take home to continue their practice. No experience is needed to join the workshop, just a willingness to have fun and try something new! Materials not included.

Fun with Cursive! (children's workshop)


April 23, 2023 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Varley Art Gallery
216 Main Street Unionville
Markham, Ontario
L3R 2H1
Join us for an afternoon of cursive writing! This 1.5 hr workshop will introduce students (8 to 12 yrs.) to lowercase and uppercase cursive letters. Students will have a chance to practice these letters and learn how to write their name. They will also receive a set of worksheets that they can take home to continue their practice. No experience is needed to join the class, just a willingness to have fun and try something new!