Traditional Copperplate Minuscules (Lowercase)

  • $150.00

LOCATION: 325 Koornang Road, Carnegie VIC 3163
LEVEL: Absolute Beginner​
CLASS SIZE: Maximum 6 students

  • 23 NOVEMBER 2019 (SAT) | 10am to 4pm
  • 17 JANUARY 2020 (FRI) | 10am to 4pm
  • 18 JANUARY 2020 (SAT) | 10am to 4pm
  • 7 FEBRUARY 2020 (FRI) | 10am to 4pm
  • 8 FEBRUARY 2020 (SAT) | 10am to 4pm



    This is tailored for people who are interested to learn one of the most beautiful and elegant styles - Copperplate Minuscules (Lowercase).

    No prior calligraphy or lettering experience is necessary, just lots of patience and enthusiasm! This workshop is suitable for those with no experience as well as those who want to refine their existing skills.



    • An introduction to the materials, tools and how to set them up.
    • Learning how to load the nib with inks.
    • Execution and ink flow problems.
    • Writing posture and pen grip.
    • Fundamental strokes of lowercase letters.
    • Forming the lowercase alphabet (minuscules) and thoroughly understanding the shapes of minuscule letters.
    • Receive personal one-on-one guidance to help each student correct their mistakes along the way.



    • This workshop runs from 10am to 4pm, with 60 minutes lunch break. Lunches are not provided.
    • We have a lot to cover, please be on time and we won't be able to run late!
    • Due to the duration and the nature of the workshop, students under 16 are not recommended to enrol.
    • WORKSHOP FEES ARE STRICTLY NON-REFUNDABLE regardless of personal circumstances changing after booking. If you are unable to attend, please send a friend in place and advise us of the change at least 24 hours prior to the workshop (via email only). 



    Upon completing this class, you will have at least one week to keep on practising at home yourself and be able to further your skills in the following two classes:

    • Traditional Copperplate Majuscules (Uppercase - Capitals).
    • Introduction of Flourishing.



    Q:  Are the materials included in the workshop fee?
    A: Yes, all writing materials will be supplied for everyone to use in class ONLY, but not to take home. However, you can take the handouts, guideline and practise sheets with you after class.

    Q: Do I need to bring anything to the workshop?
    A: It is always useful to bring a note pad, pencil, ruler and eraser.

    Q: I am a left-hander, can I still do this workshop?
    A: Yes! But please leave a note to me when you check out, as I will need to prepare some materials especially for the left-handers.


    Student Review:

    "I enjoyed the class so much!!! Cyrus has his own way of teaching that is so easy to understand and practice. Very well paced, he is not rushing through the session at all. Very well worth your time!" - Linh N. (July 2019)


    This is a workshop, so no delivery cost is required, please select 'Pick Up In Store' at the checkout.