How To Make Letters Dance

In this class, you'll learn how to do brush lettering in ballet script! This is a light, dancing script that is fun to write. 

You'll learn: 

• How to hold the pen

• Where to lift the pen on each letter

• How to write each letter of the script

• How to keep your letters looking thin and wispy

Want to join us for class? It's offered on-demand and available now for all Tier 2 students.  Some classes are also available to Tier 1 students. Click here to see the Tier 1 Class Listing.  

How to Access Your Members-Only Class:

  • Go to
  • Log in to your account
  • Click on Classroom
  • Click on Tier 2 -- Class Archive
  • Click on Brush Pen Lettering


Materials Needed:  

• Pentel touch sign pen, Tombow fudenosuke, or any other small brush pen or even pencil

• Paper

• The class guidelines


Your homework is to write a favorite quote with this script. Use everything we learned in class to make it! You can do different colors, different paper material, and make it unique! Please post your quote on Instagram tagging #kcaballet and @olilie.lettersaturdayz so we can comment and give some love on it!

Instructor: Olivia Shee

Instagram: @ollie.lettersaturdayz


Download a Free Calligraphy Getting Started Guide

When you subscribe, we will send a 14-page printable packet to your inbox with a supply list, instructions, anatomy of the guideline, a minuscule exemplar, 5 traceable worksheets, and several different guideline sheets. Welcome to the world of beautiful writing!