July 6-12: Copperplate with a Modern Twist Class

Copperplate is all about uniformity and symmetry but by making a few simple changes to it, you can create a beautiful and whimsical modern script.

Want to join us for class? It's offered on-demand and now available to enrolled students. Enjoy this video and printable worksheets today!

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Materials Needed:

  • pointed nib
  • oblique or straight nib holder
  • ink of your choice
  • pen or pencil
  • printed guidelines
  • a leather blotter or a few sheets of paper for cushion

Homework Challenge

Want to see our students homework? Search the hashtag #kcamoderntwist 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: Regenia Paige

Instagram: @regeniapaigecalligraphy

Website: www.nibcritique.com

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June 29-July 5: Hand-Lettered Wood Signs Class

Homework Challenge: #kcawoodsigns

Walking through a store with beautiful wooden signs for sale, have you ever found yourself thinking, “Hmm.. I could totally make that but I have no idea where to start”? That’s where Carrie comes in, friends! She's spilling all of her sign-making secrets just for you. She's been through enough trial and error for all of us and is here to share her very best tips for lettering on wood.

In this class, you’ll learn:

  • How to prep your wood and why it is important to do so
  • The materials needed for both prepping your sign as well as for lettering
  • And a step by step process for taking the fear of error out of the sign lettering equation.

After joining in on this class, you’ll be well equipped to tackle signage for your own personal enjoyment, a sweet personalized gift, or even for your business needs!

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June 22-28: 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 now available to enrolled students. Enjoy this video and printable worksheets today!

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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

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June 15-21: Different Strokes: Offhand Flourishing and Basics of Cartouche Class

Learn how to put the fundamental strokes of off-hand flourishing and the basic elements for cartouches together to create your own feathers, off-hand flourishes, and cartouches with ease!

Topics Covered: 

  • Teardrop template
  • 5 fundamental strokes for off-hand flourishing
  • Basic elements for cartouches
  • What to look for in your first cartouche
  • Create a cartouche from start to finish

Would you like to join this class? Enroll today to get access to this on-demand class with video and worksheets.

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Materials Needed:

  • a regular pencil
  • a white pencil
  • eraser
  • straight pen holder or an oblique pen
  • relatively flexible nib (ex: Leonardt Principal EF nib, Hunt 101, Gillott 303)
  • ink
  • a white or black sheet of paper
  • chalk or watercolor or colored pencils (2 shades of green, purple, and a few other colors)
  • printed sheet of the large teardrop template (you can use any of the teardrop templates)
  • printed sheet of "The Basic Elements of Cartouches"
  • printed sheets of the KalliCamp Academy...
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June 8-14: Writing Thank You Notes Class

Have you ever found yourself wondering what to say in a thank you note? Maybe you have wondered if you even need to write a thank you note. This class is going to teach you how to write a thank you note quickly and promptly with personality and charm. Allison will talk about getting set up to write thank you notes quickly and will even show you some of her favorite ways to flourish "Thank You" so you can make your own notecards. 

Want to join us for class? It's offered on-demand and now available to enrolled students. Enjoy this video and printable worksheets today!

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Materials Needed:

Stationery Kit:

  • Container
  • Cards (self-made, pre-made, or both!)
  • Stamps
  • Address Book
  • Pens (I like Microns, Gelly Rollers, and Tombow Fude pens

Other supplies:

  • Dip pen
  • Favorite Ink
  • Lightpad, phantom liner, or whatever tool you like to keep straight lines
  • Blank cards - I like Paper Source. In the video I am using Blush Luxe.

 Homework Challenge

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Welcome to Kalli Camp Academy

news May 28, 2020

Do you love beautiful letters and long to connect with others who share that passion? If so, then you are in the right place! Kalli Camp Academy offers you the opportunity to improve your lettering and calligraphy skills in a virtual format that is different than any other you've experienced.

Most online course websites give you a selection of classes, and you can choose which ones you want and buy access to that one class. It's a deep dive into heavy learning of one particular skill, usually with a single teacher.

Others offer you a membership, where you have access to thousands of different classes by different teachers, and you are on your own to figure out which ones are worth your time and teach what you want to learn.

Learning Calligraphy is Different Here

At Kalli Camp Academy, things look a little different.  We truly offer you the best of both worlds. We provide a membership-based platform, at a competitive price as the larger ones, with...

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