Calligraphy Workshops

The Portland Society for Calligraphy hosts workshops on a variety of calligraphic styles throughout the year, and all are welcome to attend. We reserve priority registration for our members, so apply today in order to secure a seat in the class of your choosing!


All members in good standing receive registration priority for all PSC workshops. To make sure you’re able to secure a seat in the workshop of your choice, become a member here!

Introduction to Brush Lettering


One Day Workshop
Saturday, October 26th with
Cora Pearl

Registration opens September 16, 2019

Learn the basics of Italic style of writing using a brush pen. 

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Bent Nib: Early 20th Century Writing 
Weekend workshop with Randall Hasson
Saturday and Sunday, November 9 & 10, 2019

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Registration opens October 15, 2019

Create unique lettering styles while gaining knowledge about the history and American tradition of lettering. 

Papercut Letters
A workshop with Amy Bennett
Saturday, December 7, 2019

9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Registration opens November 1, 2019

In this workshop you will learn to see words as more than just letters, but as beautiful counter spaces and shapes.

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See a list of upcoming 2019 – 2021 workshops »

Learn from our talented Member Teachers

Many of our incredible members teach calligraphy classes and private lessons in and around the Portland Area. You can view some of their offerings and feel free to reach out to them directly to book lessons or attend classes. All interactions and arrangements with the following individuals are between the two parties involved, and PSC does not act as a liaison for arranging or scheduling such lessons.

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Portland Society For Calligraphy 2019 Fall Classes