Lettering Classes

Lettering Classes Update!!

All classes are held at Village Paper & Ink-  5602 Broad Street, Greendale Wisonsin 53129

Beginner Hand Lettering​ Part 1

Emily Loggans

October 13th, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

November 10th, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Class Fee- $40.00

*Materials for this class are provided. You will receive a 1) pack of high quality tracing paper, 2)  a Tombow Fudenosuke brush pen, and 3) a worksheet packet.

​In this class, you will learn the basics of hand lettering including what kind of paper to use, which pen to buy, how to get thin and thick strokes with a brush pen through pressure, how to hold your pen correctly, and how to form the entire alphabet in a basic script. You will learn the basic foundations for every letter and how to form letters based on those foundations. The good news- you do not need to have good handwriting to succeed with hand lettering! Hand lettering involves muscle memory that you achieve through practice, practice, practice! This class requires no previous experience with lettering or calligraphy.


Beginner Hand Lettering Part 2

Emily Loggans

October 20th, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

​November 17th, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Fee- $30.00

Materials to bring for this class: 1) Fudenosuke brush pen of your choice and 2) drawing pencil (HB, 2B, 3B, 2H, or H).

Materials provided for this class: 1) worksheet packet and 2) pack of high quality tracing paper.

Prerequisite for this class: Beginner Hand Lettering or  any basic lettering class. Student must understand the basics of letter formation, the pressure needed to create thick and thin lines, and pen angle.

In this class, you will learn several troubleshooting tips for your lettering such as connecting letters, double letters, legibility, and angles. You will also learn how to take your lettering to the next level with bouncing and flourishing. You will even learn some basic layout techniques for quotes! This class will help you improve your practice skills in order to improve your lettering abilities overall. You do not need to be a lettering pro to take this class. You will walk away with a better knowledge of how to make beautiful lettering!


Basic Layout & Design For Hand Lettering

Emily Loggans

November 3rd, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Cost- $30.00

Materials to bring for this class: 1) Fudenosuke Brush Pen of your choice, 2) a ruler, 3) Drawing Pencil, 4) eraser, 5) a tracing paper pad.

Learn how to create beautiful lettered compositions in a simple way! You will learn how to organize words in a script style so that they do not interfere with each other, yet ‘cuddle’ together nicely. You will learn how to use grids to layout your quotes, and even how to add fun decorative elements!


DIY Hand Lettered Christmas Quote Art

Emily Loggans

December 1st, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Cost- $30.00

Materials to bring for this class: 1) Fudenosuke Brush Pen of your choice, 2) a ruler, 3) drawing pencil, 5) eraser, 5) a tracing paper pad.

Create a beautiful hand lettered Christmas piece that you can frame and use as decoration this Christmas, or even as a hostess gift! You will learn some basics of layout and design to apply to your knowledge of hand lettering so that you can create a beautiful piece of Christmas art.


DIY Christmas Hand Lettered Gifts Version 1

Emily Loggans

December 8th, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Cost- $30.00

Need some Christmas gift ideas? Use your lettering skills to make beautiful, handmade gifts for the people you love. In this class, you will make three Christmas gifts and leave class with materials to make even more gifts!


DIY Christmas Hand Lettered Gifts Version 2
Emily Loggans

December 15th, 1:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Cost- $30.00

Need some Christmas gift ideas? Use your lettering skills to make beautiful, handmade gifts for the people you love. In this class, you will make three Christmas gifts and leave class with materials to make even more gifts!