Singapore Calligraphy Lessons

In today’s ‘Tumblr-Age’, the art of calligraphy is a prerequisite for #life. So it’s a norm for everyone to try their hand at the “seemingly” effortless art… until we end up wasting five hours and $50 on botched art supplies.

Most would give up by this point but you don’t have to! Instead, attend one of these modern/watercolour calligraphy lessons in Singapore to unleash your inner Tumblr girl.

1. Bynd Artisan Atelier

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Offering lessons for both modern calligraphy lettering and brush writing, Bynd Artisan’s workshops are conducted by Joanne from The Letter J Supply. Both workshops are $150 for 3-hour long sessions and attendees will be served complimentary coffee/tea and cakes.

Address: 44 Jalan Merah Saga #01-54

2. The Workroom

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At The Workroom, there are calligraphy lessons every weekend! The beginners’ modern calligraphy workshop goes for $136 (at The Studio or Bugis) for three hours while the brush lettering workshop goes for $100 (at The Studio or Serangoon) for three hours.

At the end of the workshop, you’ll be tasked to work on making a masterpiece with your favourite quote.

Address: ‘Studio’ – #01-05 Basement Studio, Tan Quee Swee Building | ‘Bugis’ – Juju Coffee, 5 Tan Quee Lan Street | ‘Serangoon’ – Sunday Market, 22 Lim Tua Tow Road

3. Type + Sundry

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Type + Sundry’s workshops are conducted at Choa Chu Kang and Jurong East for all you Westies! The modern calligraphy and watercolour brush lettering classes cost $140 each. And if you’re a student, you can even get a $20 discount!

Address: JCube and Choa Chu Kang. The exact address will be sent via email prior to the workshop day.

4. Nehohmee

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Taught by Naomi (hence the name Nehohmee), the workshops are promised to be filled with creativity and fun. In fact, Naomi promises to make the task of learning calligraphy as easy as 1-2-3!

The watercolour brush calligraphy workshops are priced at $125 on weekdays and $135 on weekends, while the modern calligraphy workshops are priced at $110 on weekdays and $120 on weekends for 4-hour sessions.

Address: 195 Pearl Hill Terrace #02-30

5. Souldeelight

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Souldeelight offers both modern calligraphy and brush calligraphy lessons at $145 for three hours with refreshments provided. Due to high demand, the next lesson is only available in April, so be sure to book your slot soon!

Address: Varies. Check their page for updates.

6. Craft Varies

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Craft Varies’ workshops are considered to be in the ‘Premium’ range as you’ll be taught how to recreate the ‘Copperplate’ font; a classic form of calligraphy that requires consistent practice. Hence, the workshops are conducted in four weekly sessions, with the starting price of $560. At the end of four weeks, you’ll be tasked to host your own mini art exhibition.

Moreover, Craft Varies also offers brush calligraphy workshops that start from $180.

Address: 36A Norris Road

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Although these calligraphy lessons can be a little pricey, each workshop comes with its accompanying kit filled with essentials.

In fact, learning the art of calligraphy could even be considered a form of investment that equips you with vital life skills! *hairflip*