Intro to Brush Lettering Class

Ready to try Modern Calligraphy? In this class we'll be learning the fundamentals of brush lettering based off Malka's signature calligraphy style! Just watch her easy-to-follow steps and before you know it you'll be on your way to lettering a favorite quote of your own beautifully! Can't wait to see how you incorporate your own handwriting and flair to create a piece that is uniquely yours!

Topics Covered:

  • modern calligraphy background
  • brush pen mechanics and technique
  • key lettering terminology
  • fundamental strokes
  • letterform breakdown and guides
  • composition tips & creation
  • review of critique process

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

Enroll in Tier 2

Materials Needed:

  • Tombow Fudenosuke hard tip brush pen
  • printed worksheets
  • tracing paper
  • tape
  • Rhodia/ Fabriano graph/ dotted paper (if desired)
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • ruler

Homework Challenge

Want to see our students' homework? Search the hashtag #kcabrush on Instagram to see samples from this week's homework. Our students who participate in this challenge get entered into a drawing to win prizes.

 Instructor: Malka Klein


Instagram: @malkaklein


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!