Online Class

Modern Pointed-Pen Calligraphy

Get own-forever classes for less than $8 a month!
As an annual Bluprint member, you'll choose one own-forever class to add to your library each month

Online Class




Gift Bluprint

Express yourself through the art of calligraphy.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 4 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, examples and guidelines for writing letters and numbers, a slope template and stroke dictionary
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Laura Lavender

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


In an increasingly digital world, the tangible feeling of a handwritten note is both personal and meaningful. Join artist Laura Lavender as she teaches you the basics of modern calligraphy and hand lettering. You’ll explore a range of tools and techniques to form letters, words, symbols and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Intro, Tools & Setup
Meet calligrapher Laura Lavender and begin class with a brief introduction to hand-lettering using some examples. Laura then goes over the tools and materials you'll need to get started, including pens, nibs and more.
2. Essential Exercises
3. Minuscules & Variations
4. Majuscules & Numbers

Recommended with this class

  • Pen holder
  • Nibs (a list is in your class materials)
  • Ink

Taught by

Laura Lavender
Laura Lavender
Laura Lavender is an artist from Vancouver Island, Canada, and author of the best-selling book "Creative Lettering & Beyond.” Since 2008, Laura has served as a calligrapher and illustrator for numerous greeting card companies and fashion designers. Her work has been featured in many books, magazines and other publications.

If you're not delighted with your Bluprint experience, we'll make it right or give you a full refund.