Beginners’ Modern Calligraphy Course

Michelle Khaw

20 Mar

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

£50 including all materials

Class details

Join this Beginners’ Modern Calligraphy Course and learn the art of beautiful writing in just two hours.


20 March

1 May

10am – 12pm

Cost per person is £50

Limited spaces available

Please click on this link to book

Would you like to be able to write beautifully but don’t know where to start? Join a 2-hour Modern Calligraphy workshop for complete beginners. Michelle Khaw, founder of Willow Rose leads the sessions and teaches you the art of beautiful writing by takes you through the fundamentals of pointed pen calligraphy.

This workshop is suitable for complete beginners.

When you come to the session Michelle gives you your own personalised Calligraphy Kit. You can take it home and practise to your heart’s content.

Workshop Content

  • Two hours of modern calligraphy instruction with plenty of one-to-one help
  • Introduction to modern calligraphy and how to use a pointed pen with ink
  • Calligraphy drills and learning to write the entire alphabet (majuscules + miniscules) using a pointed pen
  • Joining letters to form words and phrases, developing your own unique style
  • Learn to write your own name in calligraphy confidently as well as a handwritten quote of your choice (perfect for framing up or to go on your wall!)
  • Light refreshments and cake

This beginners’ modern calligraphy course is both relaxing and great fun. We hope to see you there!

Limited places are available so please book early using this link

Course Details

OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 20 Mar -
Sunday 10:00 am
Fees: £50 including all 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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