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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy


Duration: 3 hours
Teacher: Rachel Koh - See our Calligrapher's profile and Instagram here
Max Class size: 12

Workshop fee: $125/pax + Complimentary one-time access to our bi-monthly clinic session
Frequency: Held once a month.

*Second session for the month will be on demand! If you’re only available on other dates besides the specified ones, Register your interest here


The Hive
Nearest train station: 3 mins walk from Bendemeer/ Lavender


Rachel @LetteringInPhosphenes is the Scribblers Collective's resident modern calligrapher and watercolourist. She is one of the most versatile modern calligraphers in Singapore, being adept in multiple variants of the script. Her recent notable works includes participation in styled shoot with vendors in the wedding industry to an artwork display for Singapore's Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign 2017


Traditional Calligraphy has gone through many changes and we’ve seen countless variations over the years. In recent years, Modern calligraphy styles has been making it rounds with more people jumping on the Calligraphy bandwagon because of it.

In our revamped workshop series, our Introduction to Modern Calligraphy will walk you through a few selected Modern calligraphy styles and understand some basic fundamentals that’ll allow you to create a variety of modern styles. Also, you will learn how to form basic strokes, form letters and words in a chosen Modern calligraphy style depending on the artist that is teaching the session.

MATERIALS (Take-home)

  • G nib (1)

  • Calligraphy Holder (Oblique & straight holder) (1)

  • Small Glass bottle of Higgins Eternal Ink (1)

  • Class Notes (1 set)

  • Class Practice Sheets (1 set)

  • Modern Calligraphy exemplar


*Minuscules (lowercase) only*

Practice with us after class! - Bring your Own Materials

Calligraphy learning and practise is more than just a 3-hour affair. In the efforts to encourage continuing education/practice and a learning community, we have a series of bi-monthly clinic session where you get to sit in and practice with us.

All our past workshop students get a complimentary access to our 2-hour clinic/art-jam session (U.P. $20).