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

    This includes our Step 1:  Basic Foundation for Lettering Class followed by Spencerian Traditional Step 2 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 a 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…

  • Intro To Brush Pen Lettering

    Have you been intrigued by the influx of beautiful hand lettering seen at special events, on restaurant chalkboards, or online? Curious to give it a try but think that you can’t because your regular handwriting is lacking? Then this class is for you. You do NOT have to have perfect handwriting in order to learn modern brush lettering. Brush lettering is more about drawing letters rather than writing them. In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of brush lettering including: How to do faux calligraphy with any type of writing tool How to hold a brush pen in order to get contrasting thick/thin lines Differences between brush…

  • Paint Your Own Slat Wood Sign or Personalized Sign Workshop

    Come to the studio to make a 12×24 Slatted Wood Sign that is personalized with any font or theme of your choosing.  We will go through the process step by step, showing you how to make these signs again and again at home with no special equipment. 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 class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio! The view from…

  • Kid-preneur Empowerment Summer Camp at Letter Create

    This summer Letter Create will be offering Kid-preneur Empowerment camps to encourage and show kids how to be successful through Art and Business. Participants in the morning camp will participate in  hands on art activities, empowering talks, and daily sheets to take their lessons to a higher level at home and beyond!  We will also discuss how they can make their art available to the public, now.  Through online and local ventures.  We will also discuss how to promote their art work and focus on success and empowerment through independent growth. Each session has a daily themed according to our vision for empowering kids. Day 1:  All About Me –…

  • 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…

  • Homemade Apothecary Series – Make Your Own Natural Deodorant

    We have tried all different types of recipes and natural store bought deodorants but we have finally found the tried and true recipe that actually works.  Although, there’s no solid evidence that aluminum-based compounds lead to cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, there are correlations. I go to hot yoga, mom and pretty much always on the go… so I need something strong! In my homemade deodorant recipe, all I use are simple, natural, safe ingredients that are known to be odor absorbers, antibacterial and antimicrobial. All Ages.  No experience required.  Includes recipe and 3 take home finished products. **LIMITED SPACE due to the scope of this class and the attention given…

  • Quilt Star Wall Art Collage Workshop

    Experiment with different colors and paper varieties to make your own patchwork stars, and then bring them together to create a piece of artwork to hang on the wall.  There will be numerous options to choose from.  Frame included.  Aprox. size of frame is 8×10. All Ages.  No experience required. **LIMITED SPACE due to the scope of this class and the attention given to each individual to ensure success and fun! Location and Directions for our Studio: We are located at the Edison Center which is down by the river off of Olde Oneida: 101 W Edison Ave, Appleton, WI 54915 There is ample, free parking Use Entrance A Go…

  • Magnolia Felt Wreath Workshop

    Bring a little green and spring feeling to your front door with this fun wreath class.  We will go through the step by step process to make these wreaths.  Once you have the skills you will be able to make more for gifts (they make excellent wedding gifts!).  You will go home with a wreath – however if you do not finish your wreath in the 2 hours time, you will get to take home all the supplies and tools (to keep) and finish your wreath! You are welcome to bring your own refreshments, wine or snacks – we have light refreshments on hand too! Make sure you check out…

  • Wild Flower Seed Planting Gift Surprises

    Join us at the studio to make these fun and simple Flower Surprises that will grow with a bunch of wild flowers native to our area.  We will also have other flower options to choose from if you prefer the “less wild” flower type!  These make amazing gifts for teachers, friends, mother’s day or cards.  They also are fun to plan in your own yard to see what will come in the spring! Cost includes all materials, instruction, light refreshments and finished project. All Ages.  No experience required. **LIMITED SPACE due to the scope of this class and the attention given to each individual to ensure success and fun! Location…

  • Valentine watercolor cards and fauxlligraphy with Marisol

    In this workshop we will make 4 different valentine design watercolor cards. We will also learn the technique of fauxlligraphy so we can add our personalized sentiment to the cards. These cards are truly special as they are hand loved while experimenting with the fun of watercolors. Supplies will be provided along some extra supplies that will allow you to make a few more at home. Simple, easy, hand-loved and just in time for valentine. No experience needed. 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,…

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