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4word: Chicago Calligraphy 101: Hand Lettering Basics

August 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm CDT

Join us for a fun evening of community and calligraphy! If you’ve always admired pretty lettering but don’t know where to begin, this introductory class is the perfect starting point. No need for special utensils or artistic expertise! Any pen and piece of paper will do.

In this workshop, led by Calligrapher and Artist Delaina Doshi, students will learn the fundamentals of hand-lettering. We will go over the basic strokes of lettering and how to create your own unique alphabet style. To end the class, we will letter a verse as a group.

About the Artist:

Delaina Doshi is a Calligrapher and Artist based in West Loop. She specializes in wedding and event signage & commercial lettering projects. Delaina also teaches two classes in Chicago for those hoping to learn lettering and calligraphy- Calligraphy & Cocktails and Learn to Letter which we will be doing today! In addition to freelance work and teaching classes, Delaina is currently a graduate student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and enjoys art making in a number of mediums.


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