A modern calligraphy course for improvers

Michelle Khaw

20 Mar

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

£60 including materials

Class details

Join a modern calligraphy course and extend your knowledge of calligraphy styles and techniques.


20 March

1 May

1 – 3pm

£60 including all materials

You’ll be able to develop your calligraphy further in this 2-hour workshop. This is the perfect workshop if you need a refresher, or eager to learn more than just the basics. Michelle Khaw, the founder of Willow Rose leads the workshop.

During the session you will receive

  • Two hours of modern calligraphy instruction with plenty of one – to – one help
  • An introduction to the oblique pointed pen and learn how to write at an angle
  • Help to develop your own calligraphy style and how to form your own set of alphabets
  • Plenty of tips and tricks on creating consistency and making all of your letter forms look like they belong together
  • Instruction in bounce lettering; how to vary transitions between alphabets and how they impact the feel of your calligraphy
  • A unique Moblique penholder (choose between English Rose or Moonlight Shadow)
  • One Nikko G nib
  • A jar of Sumi ink
  • All the worksheets, guidelines, sheets and paper you will need for the workshop

By the end of the workshop you will be able to write out a poem of your choice in calligraphy 

This workshop is suitable for those who have some basic knowledge of how to write using a straight pointed pen or for those who have attended a modern calligraphy course by Michelle previously. 

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Click on this link to book a place.

Hope to see you there!


Please bring the following equipment to the workshop

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler

Course Details

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 20 Mar -
Sunday 1:00 pm
Fees: £60 including 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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