Copperplate Calligraphy with Maria Montes

For beginners and experienced letterers alike, this three-hour workshop will cover the foundations of Copperplate calligraphy.

With a focus on the lowercase alphabet, we’ll study its rhythm, contrast and letter spacing using walnut ink and a flexible pointed pen.

All materials are included in this workshop so develop your calligraphy skills so you can to write your best greeting cards to all your family and friends.

  • When
    9 October, 10.30am - 1.30pm
  • Where
    Workshop within the Commonwealth Growth Centre, MAMA
  • Price
    $120 ($108 Member/Concession)

Meet the Tutor: Maria Montes

Maria Montes is a Melbourne-based multilingual, multicultural artist and designer. Her practice is set by the principals of constant learning, sharing and educating about the creative process. Maria learnt calligraphy for the first time in 1996.

After a long break working as a full time digital graphic designer, she went back to study calligraphy, lettering, typography and typeface design in Barcelona and New York City.

Since 2014, Maria has been teaching calligraphy at her studio in Melbourne. In 2015, she opened  her first solo exhibition in Australia, followed by two solo exhibitions in Spain in 2018 and 2019.

Maria's Website


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