San Fernando Valley Regional Events

    • July 05, 2023
    • (PDT)
    • July 12, 2023
    • (PDT)
    • 2 sessions
    • ZOOM Online
    • 19

    INSTRUCTOR:  NINA TRANSPONSORED by San Fernando Valley Regional 


    This class is designed for those who are already familiar with Copperplate script and want a refresher.  On our first day, we will review the minuscule letters and all the nitty gritty details such as tine manipulation for squaring tops and bottoms of strokes, terminal dots, spacing, and consistency exercises.  Our second day will be dedicated to tuning up our majuscule letters.  We will review the underlying characteristics that unite them as a family and ways we can improve our capital flourishes.

    Workshop will take place over Zoom. Two sessions on Wednesday, July 5 and Wednesday, July 12, 2023, from 10am - 1pm.


    Workshop fee:  $60   -   Workshop fee if paying by PayPal  $62


    Nina Tran is a calligrapher and single-mom of three based in Los Angeles, California. She teaches pointed pen and broad-edged scripts with a focus on Copperplate, Spencerian, Gothicized Italic and Gothicized Textura & Fraktur. When she is not writing or studying letters at her desk, she enjoys sunshine in the garden, hiking and reading.  

    Click on the link to look at some of Nina's work on her Instagram feed  or her website 


    Flexible pointed nib (ex: Hunt 101, Hunt 22, Zebra G, Leonard Principality EF, etc.)

    Oblique or straight penholder


    Marker Layout Paper (eg. Borden & Riley Boris Layout, Canson Prolayout, etc.)

    Mechanical Pencil

    Colored Pens for taking notes

    12” Ruler

    2 Paper Clips

    Artist’s Tape or Washi Tape

    Small Container of Clean Water

    Paper Towels


    Make your check out to -  Society for Calligraphy-SFV

    Send the check to Suzanne Bassani, P.O.Box 9262, Canoga Park, CA 91309


    Send payment ($62) via PayPal to

    A Zoom link will be emailed to all registered and confirmed participants a few days before the workshop. 

    Recordings of the workshop sessions will be made available to all participants.

    For more information about this workshop please contact Carrie Imai at

    You must be a member of SfC when you register and when the class is held. 

    Enrollment is limited to current paid Society for Calligraphy members only. Your membership must be current at time of sign-up, as well as when class is held. No reservation will be held until your dues are current. Please follow the link on the main website page to become an SfC member. 

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