BOSTON Modern Calligraphy  for Beginners with Lettering By Liz

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BOSTON Modern Calligraphy for Beginners with Lettering By Liz

Join us for a beginners modern calligraphy class including all supplies & take-home kit with max 10 students for focused learning!

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Boston Park Plaza 50 Park Plaza library room or cafe / 1st floor - text 617.697.3011 on day-of class for exact meeting location! Boston, MA 02116

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Hello & Welcome to Lettering By Liz - sharing the lettering love for over 30 years!

2023 Gift Cards for Valentines, Birthdays, Anniversaries etc are available to be hand-lettered with the to/from & short note of your choice and a PDF emailed to you within 24 hrs which allow your loved one to then select ANY AVAILABLE CLASS in the weeks/months to follow by contacting Liz directly to reserve their choice of class date/time & location (NYC / Boston / Portsmouth NH) OR worldwide via private Zoom lesson(s) that works best for them - soooo easy!

Please text (preferred) 617.697.3011 or email to purchase via Venmo | PayPal | ApplePay


Relax & unwind: it’s YOUR time to get creative. Reserve your seat(s) to learn the meditative art of pointed pen calligraphy with a pro artist.

No previous experience is required, all class materials & complete take-home kit provided. Classes are 2 hours long & have a max of 10 students unless otherwise noted.

You will be expertly and patiently guided through all of the basics: how to hold your pen, set up your workspace, proper ergonomics, the ritual of dipping into pots of acrylic ink, fun warm-up drills, easy-to-follow alphabet practice (6 unique styles to explore!), connecting letters to form words, flourishing techniques, and all the best pro tips & tools to embark on your calligraphy journey.

Dozens of practical project ideas, complete art supplies list & helpful hints and resources are detailed in your kit and a PDF of the class workbook are emailed to all students following class.

Your generous class supplies / take-home kit contains: two styles of pen holder, steel nibs, multiple colors of acrylic ink including black, white, your choice of a metallic and a bright color, assorted colorful card stock and envelopes in a variety of shapes / sizes, a 15-page practice workbook, personalized placecard and handlettered quotes, and customized worksheets created “live” by Liz with your 10+ favorite words.

Liz is available to all students for on-going mentoring and Q&A following class. Share images / videos of your practice & projects via email for personalized feedback. Over 70 of her former students now provide their own creative services to others.

Register via link below OR email OR text 617.697.3011 to sign up via Venmo / ApplePay / Zelle.

Save $10/pp when you reserve 2 or more seats. The maximum for each of these semi-private appointment times is 6 people unless otherwise noted - some sessions that you sign up for may only have 1 or 2 others - text with any questions 617.697.3011

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Available for IRL & virtual (via Zoom or FaceTime) private lessons, penmanship tutoring, company events, at-home parties, on-location lettering & glass engraving; 7 days a week, morning/noon/night, year-round! “Have pen, will travel!”

Perfect unique idea for birthday parties for all ages | Employee appreciation & Team-building | Bachelorette | Holiday & Seasonal-themed celebrations | Brand launches, activations, and on-location events | Date Night | Me-time | Family & Friend Reunions | Social & Networking Groups | Book & Garden Clubs

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Liz Roessler | Lettering By Liz

“Sharing the lettering love” since 1990...


Liz Roessler is a self-taught, professional calligrapher based in Boston / NYC with over 30 years client experience. She has been obsessed with letters ever since she could hold a crayon in her hand and immersed herself in learning calligraphy as a young adult. In her 20’s, she began doing a wide variety of calligraphy work for events, menus, chalkboard signs, invitation design, certificates and custom lettering art commissions for clients.

Over the past 15 years, she has enjoyed “sharing the lettering love” by teaching 100’s of in-person and virtual classes to individuals, dozens of cool companies for their employees, to social groups, at museums (including the MFA and ICA), in classrooms (including Boston and Brookline Public Schools), and at colleges (including BU and Northeastern).

Liz has taught classes for dozens of companies including Microsoft, Pfizer, Zappos, HubSpot, Google, DraftKings, EF Education, Wayfair, Toast Tab, Arnold Worldwide, Mullen Lowe, LovePop Cards, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital, The ‘Quin House and The Harvard Club.

She has appeared many times on-location for “live” calligraphy and hand-engraving glass bottles for national and local brands / clients including Saks Fifth Avenue, Sephora, Victoria’s Secret, J. Crew, Cartier, Lululemon, The Boston Celtics, Woodford Reserve/Jack Daniels, Fenway Sports Management, Diptyque, Crayola, Eataly, Kimpton Hotels, Neiman Marcus, Montblanc, Lafroaig, Shinola, Bloomingdales, KILIAN Paris, Maker’s Mark, Nordstrom, Sugarfina, Narragansett Brewery, L’Oreal, Moncler, Basil Hayden, Jenni Kayne, Monica Vinader, Boston Harbor Distillery, Blick Art Materials, Macy’s, W Hotels, Coty Fragrances, The ‘Quin House in Boston, and The Colony Club of NYC.

Her custom calligraphy project clients have included Tiffany & Company, Coca Cola, West Elm, Chanel, Sotheby’s, Neiman Marcus, Harvard University, MIT, Boston Magazine, Boston Calling, and many event planners, non-profits, small businesses & brands throughout the USA.

Join Liz in an upcoming class or private lesson to begin YOUR calligraphy journey.

Email or text/call 617.697.3011 with questions.

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