New Classes Coming Soon to KCA

"We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents." 

Bob Ross

New Class Offerings at Kalli Camp Academy!

Did you hear the news? We are launching new classes at KCA and couldn't be more excited! The first class is already inside the classroom, Monoline Italic with Sonia Pal.

In the coming months, you will be seeing new offerings added to your active Kalli Camp Academy membership. We are on track to add a new class every month moving forward.

Here are some of the new offerings you can expect to see:

  • Monoline Italic and Methodology for Learning a Script

   with Sonia Pal @asquarewatermelon

  • Flourished Butterflies 

   with Sabine @federverliebt

  • Calligrams

   with Sabine @federverliebt

  • Creating an Art Appreciation Journal 

   with Nana @thecreativekinds

  • Intro to Italian Hand

   with Allison McClanahan @wildwoodcalligraphyandpost

  • Creating an Illustrated Watercolor Map

   with Allison...

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Focused Practice Produces Faster Improvement

Do you ever feel like you practice for hours and don't see any improvement? It could be that you aren't narrowing your focus enough. While it may seem counterintuitive, slowing down your practice and breaking it into smaller parts may help you speed your way to better calligraphy.

 

When I practice the foundational strokes, I don't practice them whole. I break them into the smallest parts possible and practice one piece at a time until I see improvement. 

Looking at the big picture of the whole alphabet or a long calligraphy piece can feel overwhelming. But that big picture is made up of many tiny pieces, and most of them are so similar that if you conquered just a few improvements, it would make a noticeable difference.

What is your weakest letter? Take that letter, break it down into strokes, and then break those strokes into smaller practiceable pieces and practice just those strokes for the next week. Then compare a before and after and see what you think.

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