Introduction to Modern Calligraphy with Karla Lim

November 05, 2021


When: Nov 5th, 2021 @ 11am (1.5hr demo)


Modern Calligraphy brings together the centuries-old art of dipping a pen into ink, with your own, modern flair. This beautiful art is relaxing, meditative, easy to learn and incredibly applicable for personalizing gifts this holiday season. In this demo, you’ll learn the tools you need to get started in pointed pen calligraphy, how to use these tools and the key techniques to write beautifully. You’ll also get introduced to some of Karla’s favorite tools to make memorable gifts.


Materials List 

Dual Purpose Pen 

Practice Pads Uppercase and Lowercase

Speedball Nibs

Sumi Ink 

Walnut Ink

Strathmore Bristol Paper Pad 

Strathmore Vellum Translucent Paper 

Modern Inkwell


Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Artist Bio

Karla Lim of Written Word Calligraphy is a calligraphy educator + wedding invitation designer + calligraphy product creator based in Vancouver, Canada. She created an online course academy that follows the calligraphy journey from beginner, to intermediate, to designing wedding invitations and to starting your own calligraphy business. In the realm of invitations, she’s known for creating bespoke, minimal and cohesive suites that feature her modern calligraphy style and illustration, that blend in the love story and style of the couple. She has been published in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, The Knot, Martha Stewart Weddings, Style Me Pretty, People Magazine, and so much more. Last year, she added “Author” to her belt – a beginner calligraphy and projects book, Creative Calligraphy Made Easy. If she’s not writing beautiful words or creating content for her Youtube, you’ll find her with her 3-year old and hubby in some outdoor adventure, riding her Peloton, and cooking/baking a new dish.  









November 05, 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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