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Spencerian Vertical Edition (Vertical Penmanship)

A study in Spencerian Vertical Edition for Intermediate - Advance.


Traditional Spencerian Script is known for its slant in 52 degrees. This half fun learning study will bring you to another new level of Spencerian aside the Ornamental Penmanship that is famously acclaimed as Spencerian with flourishes. We will use the straight pen holder and arm movement writing to write this Vertical Edition of Spencerian.

/ Elegant Spencerian Improver

"Our intention has been to present to the public a system, 'Plain to the eye, and gracefully combined, to train the muscle and inform the mind.'" ~ Platt R. Spencer

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Class is first come first serve basis, the space for each workshop are limited to 5 to 6 students ONLY for a full cover of teacher - students time during each session as if I was there in front of you, please send me an email to directly for class availability, instalment payment or any other payment methods.

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) recipient from Australia who received the Certification in Excellence for Spencerian, and currently the chairwoman of Sydney Scribes Society in Australia.

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