• 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…

  • Step 2: Traditional Calligraphy

    **Prerequisite – Step 1 Basic Hand Lettering Class. Without this class you will not have a lot of success with the techniques and exercises.  Please email us if you cannot find the Step 1 Basic Hand Lettering Class – LetterCreateStudio@gmail.com  **All materials and supplies provided. After the class we will email you a PDF workbook/practice worksheets. Join us for a fun class of learning the fundamentals of calligraphy writing.  We will go through the pen and paper options as well as how to use them. We will go through a series of letters using the techniques you learned in the Step 1 class.  We will also give you guidance on writing…

  • The Letter Writer’s Complete Course at Letter Create

    Letter Create brings you a new workshop that incorporates our Step 1 Basic Penmanship class and Letter Writing.  We will give you all of the basics for precise letter forming to make beautiful penmanship.  You can be left or right handed and you can be a “sloppy” or neat writer! You will go home with a complete guide with letter layout, letter writing prompts, pen pal tracker and other fun worksheets to help you progress to an expert level letter writer.  We will talk about and make a few creative envelope enclosures and we will show you how to make an envelope out of anything.  You will also take home…

  • 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…

  • Succulent Paintings on Canvas

    Join us to make a trio of Succulents on Canvas.  We will make 1 8×10 and 2 5×7 canvas paintings that will look beautiful on any wall.  After we go through the step by step process and you learn how to paint these, you will have the skill set to make more as gifts or for yourself in other color combinations. 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 go on sale in February – Limited space! Email us for more details: LetterCreateStudio@gmail.com Location…

  • Eye Shadow DIY Workshop

    Join us to learn how to make your own eye shadow with a few simple, natural ingredients.  You will make 3 different colors of eye shadows, you will go home with our recipe and where to buy the supplies and you will also get to take home the completed product to enjoy or gift! 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 go on sale in February – Limited space!  Email us for more details:  LetterCreateStudio@gmail.com  Location and Directions for our Studio: We are located…

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    Top 10 Deals For Art and Craft Supplies This Week

    We are always looking for great things to use in the studio, but at a great price.  We are particular in our brands too.  So this week I thought we would go ahead and share some of the best deals we were able to find for you this week! Heidi Swapp – Memory Planner – Planner – Personal – One Day – Undated – $10.00 (Originally $20.00) at Scrapbook.com Lizzie Cropped Cardi Knit Pattern – $3.49 (Originally $6.99 on Annie’s) Copic Coloring Guide Level 3: People – $5.99 (Originally $14.99 at Annie’s) **final sale** Clear Plastic Ball Christmas Ornament – $0.99 (Normally $1.99) The Fantastic February Bundle – 160 Cut…

  • 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…

  • Step 2: Brush Lettering Workshop

    There are many class options – you can choose to either take a calligraphy class or a brush lettering class or BOTH. You pick the direction you want to take your lettering in. **These classes are in no particular order – you can take any class, at any time in any order after you have completed Step 1:  Basic Hand Lettering Class Join the us at Letter Create Studio where we will break down Brush Lettering and make it easy for you to learn! We’ll go over guidelines, strokes, practice stokes, pen pressure, and how to break all of these rules to create your own style. By the end of this…

  • Collage Art Canvas Workshop

    Join us at Letter Create for an evening of creative expression and vision.  You will learn how to make a collage based on your inspiration – it could be a vision board, a cause, a focus or a dream. We will provide all the materials and instruction. Location of Class: Tandem Wine and Beer – 1350 W College Ave Appleton, WI 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 business studio pre-ordering and the preparation for materials for you in advance we cannot offer refunds.  Thank you for your…

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