Italic Lettering Image-2Learn a new skill in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. No previous skill required. Short equipment list and small class size so plenty of personal help.  Judi Hopewell is both an artist and an accomplished calligrapher and is an avid promoter of the vanishing skill of hand lettering.

What you need to know

Italic Lettering ImageYou will need an $18 Speedball kit of pens nibs and a holder plus a bottle of Higgins Eternal black ink, a pencil, ruler, and a marker pad of some sort.  If you register early your instructor can order pens and pencils for you but she must be given plenty of warning. There will be several alphabets given including a start with a pointed pen….all contained in the kit…


Register early as space is limited.  

Level 1: February 1/8/15 from 1-4

three x 3-hour sessions @$45.

Level 2:  March 1/8/15 from 1-4 pm

three x 3-hour sessions @$45.

 For more information or to register call Judi Hopewell at

250-758-7286 or email   judihopewell@shaw.ca

Please send your registration fee(s) to 2728 Lintlaw Road, Nanaimo, BC V9T 5P6 and kindly make payable to Judi Hopewell – payment may be made on the first day, but registration MUST be in advance

Instructor:  Judi Hopewell

Judi HopewellJudi is a lifelong calligrapher and artist.  She is member of the International Association of Master Penmen and Teachers of Handwriting and the Warmland Calligraphers Guild in Duncan and travels extensively to take classes from some of the best calligraphers in the world at the annual International Calligraphy conferences.   She is also a part of the Nanaimo  Group of Artists, is a portrait artist and loves all aspects of art and experimentation and teaches art and calligraphy in her home.   Lifelong learning is her mantra for staying young.  She is a fun person who loves to help people learn and master the vanishing skill of hand lettering.

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