Basic Italic - Calligraphy Workshop


Come join us as we learn a basic hand that all calligraphers have in their toolbox. This three-hour class will introduce students to the beauty of the Italic form. Students will learn how to use a broad-edged pen, how to do the basic strokes, and how to create both the upper and lowercase forms. 

* This is a 3 hour workshop.


Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Venue: 111 E Washington St. Goshen, IN 46528
Workshop Fee: $85 per person
Workshop Size: Maximum 8 participants
Instructor: Julie Wildman

All materials will be provided to use in class.

** If all 8 spots are filled and you would like to get on our waiting list for a workshop, please contact our shop at 574-971-5565 or email us at

About the instructor:

Our instructor is Julie Wildman, a professional in the fields of graphic design, commercial lettering, calligraphy and workshops. She graduated with a BA in Graphic Design from Columbia College in Chicago and worked for many years with two Chicago design firms. She currently works as a freelance designer, calligrapher and lettering artist from her home studio near Chicago.


She enthusiastically shares her love of "beautiful writing" with young and old by teaching calligraphy for staff development classes, on-site promotional events, community programs and personal growth workshops throughout the Chicagoland area, U.S., and Canada. And now, with online Zoom classes, she has been teaching students from 20 different countries and counting.


For a complete curriculum vitae and to see more of her work, please visit her website at


*The workshop fees are non-exchangeable for a different workshop and non-refundable unless there is a Covid related reason.
*In the event there are not enough participants, the class will be cancelled 2 days prior. You will be notified through email and be refunded within 1-2 working days.
*The Imagination Spot has put in place preventive measures to reduce the spread of Covid-19. The staff will wear masks during the workshops and masks may be required for all workshop participants depending on how Elkhart County positivity numbers are close to the workshop dates. We will sanitizing all high use surfaces and hand sanitizer will be provided.

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