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Vichcraft Calligraphy Workshop

July 29, 2018 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm The Tank

In honor of the hotel’s 125th Anniversary, we’re very excited collaborate on an exclusive workshop with Vichcraft, the independent and collaborative, multi-disciplinary studio of Jenna Blazevich.

This beginner calligraphy workshop, led by Jenna Blazevich, will cover the basics of pointed pen oblique calligraphy. We will work with a simplified alphabet that referenced copperplate and Spencerian styles, and we’ll also explore an additional brush pen lettering technique. Whether you’ve picked up up a calligraphy pen before or aren’t sure what one looks like, this class is for you. Jenna will go over the basics of lettering from the very beginning – how to set up your pen, dip ink, brush stokes, and write letters.

At the workshop, you will receive:
1 Oblique nib holder
1 Gillott 303 calligraphy nib
1 Gillott 404 calligraphy nib
1 Higgins eternal black ink pot
1 Faber-Castell brush marker
1 pad of marker paper
1 pencil
Custom practice alphabetws
Canvas tote bag
Extra surprises!

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*Note: Unfortunately, there are no refunds, exchanges or class date transfers.

125th Anniversary Events
In 1893, the World’s Columbian Exposition (also known as Chicago World’s Fair) commenced from May 1 to October 31 and the Chicago Athletic Association opened its doors. Paying homage to this historic time, our hotel invites you to engage in revelations of the past and innovations of today through workshops, live discussions, culinary experiences, and more – all happening between now and October. Stay tuned at for more information on our celebratory events.

July 29, 2018 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Tank

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