Classes

LETTERING & CARDMAKING CLASSES AT VILLAGE PAPER & INK

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


LETTERING CLASSES


BEGINNER HAND LETTERING PART 1

Emily Loggans

March 2, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Class Fee- $40.00

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 lowercase alphabet in a basic script. You will learn the foundations for the letters, 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.

All tools are supplied in class.


BEGINNER HAND LETTERING PART 2

Emily Loggans

April 6, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Fee- $40.00

Prerequisite- Beginner Hand Lettering Part 1 

In this class, you will learn how to take your basic knowledge of lettering and the lowercase alphabet even further. You will learn how to connect letters to create words, and how to have success with double letters, legibility, and angles. You will also learn how to create modern lettering by letting go of the baseline and bouncing your letters! You will also receive some bonus worksheets to take home to further improve your skills with flourishing and even basic layouts for quotes. 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!

All tools are supplied in class.


BEGINNER HAND LETTERING PART 1

Emily Loggans

April 20, 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 lowercase alphabet in a basic script. You will learn the foundations for the letters, 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.

All tools are supplied in class.


BEGINNER HAND LETTERING PART 2

Emily Loggans

May 18, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Fee- $40.00

Prerequisite- Beginner Hand Lettering Part 1 

In this class, you will learn how to take your basic knowledge of lettering and the lowercase alphabet even further. You will learn how to connect letters to create words, and how to have success with double letters, legibility, and angles. You will also learn how to create modern lettering by letting go of the baseline and bouncing your letters! You will also receive some bonus worksheets to take home to further improve your skills with flourishing and even basic layouts for quotes. 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!

All tools are supplied in class.


Mega Wreath Builder + Lettering for Home Decor

Emily Loggans

March 23, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Fee- $40.00

Prerequisite- Beginner Hand Lettering Part 1

Learn how to make massive wreaths using stamps and Gina K.’s new Mega Wreath Builder! Combine lettering and stamping to make beautiful home décor. In this class, you will receive five traceable quotes that you can place under your stamped wreath over a lightbox to trace with your brush pen. You will walk away with a beautiful piece of home décor.

All tools are supplied in class.


iPad Lettering Basics

Emily Loggans

June 8, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Fee- $50.00

Prerequisite- Must be comfortable with hand lettering. (Preferably taken Beginner Hand Lettering)

In this exclusive class, you will learn how to navigate the popular iPad lettering app, Procreate, and how to use it to create beautiful pieces.

Please bring an iPad compatible with Apple pencil, and Apple pencil, and the app ‘Procreate’ downloaded to your iPad.


CARDMAKING CLASSES


Mass Produced Thank You Cards

Emily Loggans

March 9, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Fee- $25.00

In this class, you will make five simple thank you cards that you can use for yourself or give away as a gift. You will learn how to quickly and easily make mass produced cards, as well as various fun techniques.

Please bring the required ‘basic toolkit’ that includes- adhesive (tape or glue), scissors, small paper cutter, and foam adhesive (strips or squares).


Stuck On You Cards

Emily Loggans

May 11, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Fee- $25.00

Stay on trend with fun, prickly cacti from the Gina K. Designs stamp set, Stuck On You designed by Hannah Schroepfer. In this class, you will make three cards using the Stuck On You stamp set. You will learn fun techniques including how to make a jungle-like background paper with stamps, how to make a three-tiered dimensional card front using dies, and more!

Please bring the required ‘basic toolkit’ that includes- adhesive (tape or glue), scissors, small paper cutter, and foam adhesive (strips or squares).


Anemone Wishes Cards

Emily Loggans

June 1, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Class Fee- $25.00

In this class, you will make three cards featuring the Anemone Wishes stamp set. You will learn how to quickly mass produce die-cut floral images, use Distress Oxides to quickly color stamped images, and how to arrange die cut florals in a bouquet shape.

Please bring the required ‘basic toolkit’ that includes- adhesive (tape or glue), scissors, small paper cutter, and foam adhesive (strips or squares).

*If you have a die-cutting machine, please bring it.