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MODERN HAND-LETTERING WORKSHOP

PURO PAPEL
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Feb 10 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Have you ever wanted to improve your handwriting or learn how to write Instagram worthy love notes?

At this fun workshop, you will learn how to write beautifully with Anna, (aka "Seora de Salloum!")a calligraphy artist and former teacher. You will also receive simple and creative packaging ideas from Puro Papel,one of Miamis top artisan printers and purveyors of beautiful paper from all around the world. A breakfast tasting with refreshments will be provided by Clasica Victoria, a gourmet bakery and caterer with locations in Key Biscayne and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Our workshop site is a beautiful historic mansion built in 1925 that has been lovingly restored for events. It is one of the few remaining remnants from Miamis Boom Era of the Roaring Twenties.

Annais an illustrator and artist who has been practicing calligraphy for 20 years, with clients ranging from Neiman Marcus to Chopard. She will teach you the basics of modern hand lettering, just in time for Valentines Day. Experience not necessary! In hand lettering, the rules of typography are meant to be broken!

She will guide you and share tips using her favorite writing tools and materials, which you will take home. This is the perfect way to learn calligraphy without a dip pen and nib!

Cost of this three hour workshop includes:

  • Gourmet Breakfast Tasting from Clasica Victoria
  • All materials and tools to take home with you, including practice sheets with helpful hints
  • Simple Gift Packaging tips from Puro Papel

You will learn:

  • How to write the lower case alphabet in modern hand lettering
  • How to connect letters and write names
  • How to create a simple initial monogram
  • How to embellish gift tags using watercolor
  • How to write in a small format (for gift cards)
  • The beauty and mechanics of writing with white ink

FAQs

Is there a minimum age requirement to enter the event?

We love sharing the beauty of hand lettering, so we absolutely welcome and encourage parents to bring their children ages 12 and up.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to the event?

Parking is on a first come, first serve basis for the first twelve vehicles that arrive to the workshop site. There is plenty of metered street parking across the street, right along SE 15th Road by St. Jude.

What's the refund policy?

Due to the nature of this event and the very careful preparation and planning that goes into it, we do not offer refunds.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

We understand that things happen and maybe you can't attend, so you've decided to generously gift your ticket to a friend. It's ok. Your friend will have a fabulous time and hopefully will make you something special! ;-)

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