LIVE: Intro to Wildwood Script: A Whimsical Take on Italian Hand

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We loved seeing our students who attended the live class! For those who missed it, enjoy the recording of this lesson. Are you interested in taking a full course on this script? Please send us an email and let us know!


Italian-hand is such an imaginative script! It's unique look gives it an imaginative feel, and it is as fun to write as it looks. In this class, we will discuss what makes Italian hand unique, a brief history, as well as some beginner marks to get started. We'll also discuss letting go of perfectionism and a few tips to creating your own style.

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.  

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  • Click on Classroom
  • Click on Tier 2 Classes - Class Archive
  • Click on Different Calligraphy Scripts Category


Materials Needed: 

  • pencil and/or your favorite calligraphy pen/nib
  • ink if using a nib
  • paper appropriate for your writing material/ink (I'll be using canson marker paper)
  • guidelines (copperplate style guides work perfectly)

Instructor: Allison McClanahan

Allison is a wedding invitation design living in the mountain of Utah with her husband, daughter and two dogs. When she's not working, you can find her homeschooling her daughter, in the Jeep with the top down and doors off, or curled up in a sunny spot reading a good book.

Instagram: @wildwoodcalligraphyandpost



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