A 2-day calligraphy course with 1-2-1 coaching

Michelle Khaw

6 Mar - 20 Mar

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

£185 per person inc materials

Class details

At last, a 2-day calligraphy course for complete beginners. Join Michelle Khaw this March and learn the fundamentals of pointed pen calligraphy.


6 & 20 March

10am – 3pm

Course Fee : £185

Limited spaces available

Please book your space via this link  https://www.willowrosestudio.com/workshops

Michelle Khaw is the Founder of Willow Rose. During this 2-Day calligraphy course she takes you through the fundamentals of pointed pen calligraphy and the art of beautiful writing. By the end of the course you will be confident in writing in the modern calligraphy style and you will be able to create beautiful calligraphy gifts for your friends and family.

This course is suitable for complete beginners or those with basic experience.

Light refreshments will be provided each week. 

Limited tickets available and the next course intake will be in Autumn 2022.

This course includes:

  • 2 full days of in-person workshops
  • Luxury Calligraphy Kit (worth £50) which contains the following items – all packaged in a beautiful luxury gift box!
    • all the course worksheets
    • 3 x nibs
    • the unique Moblique penholder
    • a jar of black Sumi ink
    • A4 Rhodia dot pad
    • practice paper
    • guideline sheets
  • Access to our Private Facebook Group community 
  • Weekly course assignments to hone your practice 
  • PLUS 1-2-1 calligraphy coaching Zoom call at the end of the course with Michelle

6 March : Day 1 – Basics, Connections & Words : All the tips and tricks to get you going on the right foot! We work through

  • tools
  • equipment
  • calligraphy drills
  • lower case alphabets
  • numbers
  • punctuation

Then we explore writing upper case alphabets before moving onto ways to join letters into words, including tricky transitions.

20 March : Day 2 – Adding Style, Composition, Illustrations & Final Projects : Nib exploration, tips to develop consistency in your calligraphy which adds beautiful style through bounce lettering and flourishing. In the afternoon, we start off with a pangram before working on design hierarchy, building a layout and adding illustrations. We have two final projects; a calligraphy quote for your wall/photo frame and a beautiful handwritten poem

Hope to see you there!


We provide all the materials you need for your course.

Course Details

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 6 Mar - 20 Mar
Sunday 10:00 am
Fees: £185 per person inc materials

About the tutor

Michelle Khaw

Michelle Khaw has been lettering since 2014 and has taught hundreds of people how to create beautiful lettering in the style of modern calligraphy. She fell in love with lettering & calligraphy and learned from some amazing lettering artists, including Martina Flor, Shinah Chang of Crooked Calligraphy, Shaochen Wu of Monstera Gold, Imogen Owen and more. 

Originally from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Michelle has lived in Ealing for over 10 years and has her studio, Willow Rose, in the Borough.

She describes her calligraphy and illustration style as minimalist, simple and clean; and she is a big fan of using her calligraphy to create signage and stationery for weddings. 

To find out more about Michelle’s work, please visit her website

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