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The Script Style

For both fun learning and intensive course

I mainly focus on Pointed Pen Calligraphy for both modern and traditional Scripts, which include Spencerian Script, Engrosser's Script/Roundhand, cursive and Copperplate Style for the Private Course. Other seasonal classes (Festive Seasons creativity classes) are provided in my seasonal workshops or by request only. 

 

/ The Scripts & Style

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Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Calligraphy Essentials

Deep Dive and Jive with the Oval

flourished dance in oval form for all levels

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Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Copperplate Style Basic

Classic Copperplate

A basic Copperplate study in traditional methods

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Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Elegant Spencerian Basic

Introduction to Spencerian

Elegant Spencerian Series: Learn the Basic of Traditional Spencerian, knowing the rules and proportion and variations. You will be able to write in Spencerian and enjoy it after this class

Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Calligraphy Essentials

Come Away with Calligraphy

Basic calligraphy for beginner

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Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Copperplate Style Improver

Waltz in Copperplate Style

A fun learning of Copperplate variation and flourishes with arm movement writing.

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Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Elegant Spencerian

Spencerian Script Intensive Class

Elegant Spencerian Series: An intensive study of Traditional Spencerian to modern hand in depth for Intermediate - Advanced. To understand the more details than just the basic.

Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Calligraphy Essentials Tricks

Learning the Blues in Pointed Pen

Basic pointed pen calligraphy for the beginner

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Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Elegant Spencerian Style

Spencerian Twist

Elegant Spencerian Series: A fun Spencerian Variation for Beginning Intermediate - Advanced study, following the rules in Spencerian to create your Spencerian Style.

Spencerian Online Class, Calligraphy Course in Sydney
/ Elegant Spencerian Improver

Dance with Spencerian

Elegant Spencerian Series: a fun learning Penmanship study for Intermediate - Advanced learning how to break the rules in Spencerian and create your own Spencerian Style

/ Testimonial

Excellent Class

Martha gave very thorough and clear explanation on every stroke, she gave almost real time feedback which is very helpful when I needed to ask something during my practice time, she adjusted her way for teaching to make me better understand, and she is very generous of her time and knowledge.

Jewel Chan

Excellent

Small class size so we could ask all the questions we wanted and get detailed explanation and influence what was covered in class. Loved the concept of this Spencerian class as well, very suited to what I wanted to learn and my current skill level. Appreciate Martha's expertise as well as encouraging teaching style!

Sharon Chen

Martha Laurens

Martha started her art, lettering & calligraphy journey in oil painting in 1990's, continued her passion in design in fashion industry, and western calligraphy since 2013 with cursive writing on her wedding day In New Zealand, she was then moving on to modern calligraphy & part time learning on traditional scripts in the USA. Later in the mid-late of 2014, early of 2015, started teaching modern calligraphy online due to nomad life, and travels constantly, so she also started fully focus study in Traditional Spencerian Script and Engrosser's Script / Copperplate / Roundhand. In 2016, while still continue study the traditional script from several master penmen & professional artists in the US, she began adding her focus study to monogram design, and 2018 in gilding / Illumination design / traditional fine art painting. In 2020, She is the first IAMPETH (International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting) Certification in Excellence for Spencerian in Australia, and currently the chairwoman of Sydney Scribes Society in Australia.