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


  • Online registration closes at 6 p.m. one day before the start of the class, unless noted on individual sections.
  • Late registration is welcome! Please contact SMU CAPE at 214-768-2273 for assistance.


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