• Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for all Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types of lettering.  You will…

  • Collage Art Creation Workshop

    Join us at Letter Create for an afternoon of collage art creation.  You will make an 8×10 collage using a variety of materials, inspiration and ideas.  When you collage comes together you will be surprised at how and what your collage art means.  Sometimes we do things intuitively and other times we create things with clear intention.  This art is a combination of both! If you would like to make 2 – there will be additional canvas for purchase at the class! This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this…

  • Intensive (Step 1 and Step 2) Traditional Calligraphy Workshop

    This includes our Step 1:  Basic Foundation for Lettering Class followed by Spencerian Traditional calligraphy.  **All materials and supplies provided.  You will get 1 pen holder, 2 nibs, practice worksheets, the Spencerian workbook series (2 books) as well as hands on instruction in our studio. Join us for a fun afternoon learning the fundamentals of traditional calligraphy writing.  We will go through the variety of pen options and papers.  We will start with Step 1: which is a basic penmanship primer to get you ready for traditional spencerian.  If you have taken Step 1, this will be a great refresher for part 2 of the class. I will go through…

  • Make Your Own Lip Balm – Make 5 Different Lip Balms – Workshop

    Have you ever wondered how to make Lip Balm?  We will show you how with a simple recipe.  Everyone will get to see the initial demonstration of how we make the base and then you will get to individually choose your colors and flavors for your lip balms.  Everyone will go home with 5 Lip Balms to share or enjoy!  You will also get our recipe – we used to make and sell these on Etsy! You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, wine or snacks – we have light refreshments on hand too! Make sure you check out our art retreat at Palmquist Farm this May – tickets…

  • Positive Affirmation Watercolor Cards Workshop

    Join us at Letter Create Studio for a watercolor workshop in our Appleton Studio – we will put words of positivity and love on these cards with watercolors and pens.  We will choose our favorite phrases.  These little cards fit in your wallet or purse or can be stuck in different places for a positive and loving surprise! We will go through this project step by step, allowing you to create at least 20 of these on high quality watercolor paper.  You will also go home with extra cards to make more at home. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, wine or snacks – we have light refreshments…

  • Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for all Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types of lettering.  You will…

  • Macrame Planter with Marisol

    Minimalist macrame plant holder! About this Event Macrame is everywhere. Wall art, dable decor, garlands, wreath, and yes… plant holders. In this class we will learn simple knotting techniques to form a terra-cotta planter holder. We will also paint the terra-cotta planter to further personalize our project. Supplies included, (including an air plant, if registered 24 or longer before event) Make sure you check out our upcoming art retreats and Milwaukee Art classes as well as our Madison art classes! Location of Class: Tandem Wine and Beer 1350 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54914 Please note that when you purchase your ticket that it is possible to exchange your ticket…

  • Introduction to Modern day Calligraphy with Marisol

    Who isn’t wanting to learn this art that is so beautiful and graceful but yet fun and all our own? Modern day calligraphy is a perfect art for those who want to learn a new hobby, make your own wedding invites, holiday and greeting cards or just simply some word art. In this 1 hour workshop, you will be introduced on how to get started with a pointed pen , basics strokes and drills to start developing the drawing of letters in calligraphy. Supplies will be available during class for use only, but can be purchased (nib, pen holder, ink) to take home for $12.99. This class will get you…

  • Wired Letters with Marisol

    In this class you will learn how to mold wire to get a beautiful scripted word. Once you learn this skill, you can use it to make your own jewelry, wall decor, or tag favors and even Bridal/personalized hangers. Supplies provided( Optional: Bring your favorite jewelry pliers) Make sure you check out our upcoming art retreats and Milwaukee Art classes as well as our Madison art classes! Location of Class: Tandem Wine and Beer 1350 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54914 Please note that when you purchase your ticket that it is possible to exchange your ticket for another event if you have to cancel, however due to our small…

  • Learn Modern Calligraphy From Beginning to End – Intensive Workshop

    Get ready for your wedding, Christmas cards or just learn a new hobby by learning how to create beautiful lettering in our Modern Calligraphy workshop at Letter Create.  We will thoroughly go over the Basics of modern calligraphy to set you up for a successful and fun lettering adventure. This is our most popular workshop and it fills up very quickly!  Make sure you grab your spot before they are all gone! We will cover the different pen types, including nibs and grips, inks and papers.  You will also learn about different styles of pens and how to do faux calligraphy in a pinch.  Each person will go home with…

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