Journalling with Letters – Come Play

Come and be creative and get some inspiration for starting and keeping a journal.

Journalling with Letters

Come and be creative and get some inspiration for starting and keeping a journal.

All levels welcome.  No lettering or drawing experience required.


Duration:3 hours

Class size:10

Dress code

Please wear comfortable clothes that don’t mind an ink stain or two!

Materials / What must I bring with?

Notes and some materials will be provided

Students will need:

  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Glue Stick
  • Black Fine liner
  • Scissors
  • 3 coloured pens (any type) gel pens work best – white, gold and one favorite
  • watercolour weight paper – upwards of 110gsm


  • Calligraphy koki – 2mm or wider
  • An art journal (don’t buy one – if you would like to bring yours then you do not need the watercolour paper above
  • Please bring any of your favorite pens and equipment
  • Watercolours/gel pen/ pencil crayons if you have
  • Remember: PNA stock the full supply list, so you can pick up anything you need in store.

What you will learn, and what’s included:

  • To create your own art journaling pages and use lettering
  • Explore how to add visuals (yes, even if you think you can’t draw) and combine these with text
  • To face a blank page without fear
  • Adding colour
  • What to write about, and how to keep going.

General Workshop FAQs

What equipment I need to buy to start calligraphy?2022-12-01T13:41:10+02:00

In all my classes, I will show you exactly what you need and why.  Each class gives a list of the supplies or materials which may be needed or recommended. Don’t fall into the trap of buying lots of equipment you don’t need or will never use.  It’s expensive.  In lots of my beginners classes, I supply all the equipment so that you can try out without having to buy anything.  I also try and curate exactly what you need to help you through this.

How long does it take to learn calligraphy?2022-12-01T13:41:10+02:00

Calligraphy is a life-long learning journey.  You can get going pretty quickly, and then just keep practicing by making things and giving them away.  You do need to practice, but I don’t believe in repeating letters over and over.  You learn much faster by actually doing. I will help you to make Calligraphy part of your life and not a time frame!

Minimum numbers2022-12-01T13:41:11+02:00

I always put a minimum number on my workshops.  If the bookings do not exceed the number, then we reserve the right to move the workshop forward to a suitable date.

What is your cancellation policy?2022-12-01T13:41:11+02:00

If due, to unforeseen circumstances, we have to cancel a class you will be refunded or given the option to move the booking to a future class of your choice.  If you need to cancel a class it works as follows: if you cancel 48 hours in advance – 100% refund; 24 hours in advance – 50% refund, on the day of the workshop – no refund.

When is my booking confirmed?2022-12-01T13:41:11+02:00

Your spot is booked when it is paid for.

Refund Policy2022-12-01T13:41:11+02:00

No-shows are non refundable.

Can I purchase a workshop as a gift?2022-12-01T13:41:11+02:00

Gift a calligraphy experience!  The perfect gift idea for a friend or colleague!

If you’d like to purchase a calligraphy workshop as a gift, email Leesette ( with the recipient’s name and email address, as well as your details and we will be in touch to arrange your gift.


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