Valentine's Day Letterpress Card Workshop

When: February 10th, 2018 from 4-7pm (sold out!) 
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $75 per person
Class Size: 4 participants on each date

Join us for a hands on letterpress greeting card workshop! First, you'll design your own custom greeting card with wood type, lead type and printer's blocks from our collection. Once it's all locked up, we'll help you letterpress print it using our historic iron handpress from the late 1800's. Class cost includes the three-hour workshop, paper for use in class, at least 10 printed cards of your design, and coordinating envelopes in the color of your choice. Click on the date of your choice above to sign up!

Letterpress Poster Workshop

When: March 3rd, 2018 from 4-8pm (sold out!)
AND March 17th, 2018 from 4-8pm
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $75 per person
Class Size: 4 participants

Join us for a hands on letterpress poster workshop! First, you'll design your own custom poster with wood type and printer's blocks from our collection. Once it's all locked up, we'll help you letterpress print it using our historic iron handpress from the late 1800's. Class cost includes the four-hour workshop, paper for use in class, at least two printed posters of your design. Click on the date of your choice above to sign up!

Hand Lettering 101

Who: Taught by Rosie Powell from Songbird Paperie!
When: January 27th, 4-7pm (sold out!)
February 24th, 4-7pm (sold out!)
March 11th, 4-7pm
April 7th, 4-7pm
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $60
Class Size: 6 participants

Join us for wine and treats while you learn how to maximize your own handwriting to create fun and beautiful works of art! This foundational workshop will show you how to identify a unique style and build upon your own handwriting. Learn different fonts, simple layouts, and the coveted faux-ligraphy!

At the end of class, you will take home your own "print" along with some goodies to set you up for your next hand lettering project, including the beginner lettering pen set by one of our favorite brands, Tombow! You’ll be all set with four different types of lettering pens, as well a smudge-free pencil and a great eraser for sketching before committing to ink. Click on the date of your choice above to sign up!

About Rosie Powell:
Rosie is the lead designer of Songbird Paperie, a design and calligraphy studio based in Queen Anne. Her love for calligraphy and hand lettering has been a life-long passion. She was the kid in elementary school who wrote her notes in different fonts, colors, and styles! (In perfect lettering, of course!) She started studying the classic art of dip pen calligraphy in 2001, and has been developing multiple styles of calligraphy since.  Follow her on Instagram @songbirdpaperie!
 

Hand Lettering: Envelope Addressing

Who: Taught by Rosie Powell from Songbird Paperie!
When: More dates coming in 2018!
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $60 per person
Class Size: 6 participants

Join us for wine and treats while you learn how to maximize your own handwriting.  This workshop will focus specifically on envelope addressing, but will go over the principals of hand lettering too!

In our Envelope Addressing Workshop, you'll have a quick introduction to our foundational hand lettering principles, and then spend the rest of class learning fun and new creative ways to address your snail mail! Learn different fonts, simple layouts, and the coveted faux-ligraphy!

Every student will leave with 5+ new envelope addressing styles, and a set of our favorite pens to write on envelopes, including dark-colored envelopes!

About Rosie Powell:
Rosie is the lead designer of Songbird Paperie, a design and calligraphy studio based in Queen Anne. Her love for calligraphy and hand lettering has been a life-long passion. She was the kid in elementary school who wrote her notes in different fonts, colors, and styles! (In perfect lettering, of course!) She started studying the classic art of dip pen calligraphy in 2001, and has been developing multiple styles of calligraphy since.  Follow her on Instagram @songbirdpaperie!