Course Description

The Art of Hand Lettering

Develop beautiful hand lettering skills in various styles and techniques and learn how to use the tools of calligraphy. Along the way, gain confidence using a variety of materials and understand how to develop a calligraphic composition. Beginning Calligraphy is designed for all students, regardless of previous experience.

Course Outline

This course will focus on five distinct styles:

  • Gothic
  • Uncial
  • Round hand
  • Italic
  • Old English


  • Register early to secure your spot, using the SMU CAPE Student Portal. Please be aware that insufficient enrollment may cause course cancellation.
  • If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or contact smuthink@smu.edu.


"An expert artisan. She is quite versed and knows her craft inside out." ~ Lindy B.

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