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Intro to Calligraphy Sampler


Not sure where to start your calligraphy journey or which It Just Flows workshop to take?

Come for this CALLIGRAPHY APPETIZER which will let you to sample the many different kinds of lettering you can learn, as well as get a taste of the vibe of It Just Flows heart-centered workshops.

You’re in the right place if:

  • You’re curious and secretly admire the calligraphy craze on Instagram. You’re inspired to stretch your creative muscles. You wonder if this could be your new form of self-expression.

  • Or maybe you’re not confident in calling yourself creative, you feel a little dry, but you’re hungry for inspiration, for something new...a new creative outlet and a way to slow down from the pace of life.

  • Or perhaps you’re a closet calligrapher, experimenting on your own at home through youtube videos or library books. You wonder if real-time learning with like minded pen geeks might accelerate your learning.

  • Or maybe you’re searching for a fun and meaningful experience to share with your friends.

No matter where you are in your journey, these calligraphy workshops will refresh your heart and empower you with the creative confidence and tools to live an inspired and intentional life of impact.

This is your invitation to step away from the craziness of your daily life for a little creative space for relaxed fun, inspiration, and connection. Consider it treating yourself to a mini-retreat!


In a hyper-digitized super-speedy world, calligraphy and handlettering bring back a touch of personal and relaxation/reflection into your life and relationships.

In this 2 hour introductory exploratory workshop:

  • GET CLARITY: This session will guide you to the next steps on your calligraphy journey if you have no idea where to start, or just have some questions about what you could learn next.

    • Learn more about and get an overview of the many different kinds of calligraphy and lettering to explore.

  • GET CREATIVE: Try different writing instruments for yourself to get a taste of which you may want to explore in a more hands on workshop. Think of this as a 100 level college class that gives you a broad overview. Most calligraphy classes are like 300-400 level courses that dive deep into one writing instrument or specific lettering style.

  • GET CONNECTED: Enjoy good conversation with those looking to create meaningful connections.

  • SET INTENTIONS: Experience a taste of It Just Flows heart-centered calligraphy workshops in some mini coaching exercises to set your intention for the year ahead.

  • MAKE AN IMPACT: Write a positive note of encouragement to be gifted to women in recovery.


  • 2 hours of guided mingling time (with people and pens!)

  • Demonstrations and samples of different lettering styles

  • Hands on access to try and speed date multiple different writing instruments (includes fineliners, brush pens, paintbrushes, pointed pen nibs, broad edge nibs)

  • Guided life coaching exercise on intention setting

  • Cardstock to make cards for women in recovery served by our partner charities

  • Full ticket amount applied toward any It Just Flows workshop you register for. If you choose not to register for any workshops, partial proceeds will be donated to support the fight to end human trafficking.

  • Personalized name tag

  • Refreshments


  • Beginners with no experience with no idea where to start.

  • Those who have looked at It Just Flows workshops but who aren’t sure which is best for them.

  • Self-experimenting, you-tube surfing dabblers who want live feedback or want to sharpen their lettering

  • Those who already have dabbled with one style or instrument but want to try/learn more about other forms of lettering yet to be explored.

  • Anyone who likes to get creative for a good cause


  • Your smile, and an open spirit to learn and make connections in community. (All supplies will be provided).

You deserve to treat yourself to a creative date that will refresh your heart and bring inspiration to others. The world will be brighter for it!

Partial ticket proceeds that do not get applied to future workshop registration will go to, a charity with a proven long term success in freeing women from a life of sexual exploitation in Vancouver and globally.

REFUNDS are not available, however you may defer your ticket to a future workshop, or you may transfer your ticket to a friend. If the workshop is cancelled due to not reaching the minimum number of participants required to run it, you will have a choice of deferring your ticket to a future workshop, or receiving a full refund.

Earlier Event: December 2
Vancouver Lettering Meetup
Later Event: January 12
Faux Calligraphy & Handlettering