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ITALIC CALLIGRAPHY I (LEI 0047): Many people associate the word calligraphy with this Italic style of artful writing. Italic lettering comes from late 14th century Italy and is a formal, slanted alphabet still popular today. Learn basic letter forms using a broad-edge dipped pen to create lovely handwritten envelopes, place cards or certificates. Supply list can be found at

SPENCERIAN CALLIGRAPHY (LEI 0049): For the tried and true romantic, learn the traditional penmanship of the Victorian era. Spencerian calligraphy combines elegant efficiency with graceful, lacy capitals and features sweeping strokes. By learning the techniques of this fine art, you can fashion beautiful, customized invitations as well as cards and personalized notes for an array of purposes, perhaps even as keepsakes which express your passionate and tender hidden self.

Please note, not all courses are offered every semester.