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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

Instructor: Mon Voir’s in house Calligrapher Brooke Dieda

In this two hour lesson, you will learn techniques of modern calligraphy from the ground up using a pen and nib dipped into ink.  You will learn how to construct strokes and shapes, letter-forms and words, along with basic tools for composition and overall design and structure. This lesson will not only cover basic instruction, but also provide you with an introduction to intermediate techniques, as well as coaching and direction for the next steps you will need to advance your lettering in order to develop your own style of calligraphy.

After this lesson, you should be able to apply the following:

- demonstrate basic knowledge of pointed pen calligraphy

- when and how to apply pressure and release on the pen

- full grasp of how to structure the alphabet

- show an understanding in basic flourishes and stylistic techniques

You will be provided a kit that includes the Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Booklet, curated by Jenna Rainey, along with a pen holder, a nib and paper for practice.  

*48 hour cancellation policy: There will be no refunds and no rescheduling opportunities within a 48 hour cancellation notice of any private lesson. 

PRICES:
One-On-One: $175
2+ People: $150 Per Person

*price paid in full upon booking lesson

Intermediate Modern Calligraphy

Instructor: Mon Voir’s in house Calligrapher Brooke Dieda

Have you already been practicing your calligraphy, but are looking for more direction and coaching to take it to the next level?  The Intermediate Modern Calligraphy lesson is for you!  In this two hour lesson, you will be able to dive further into the things that are required by all professional calligraphers such as connecting letters, flourishing, composition, style development and mixing gouache for custom colors.  A beginner calligraphy class is required before taking this intermediate course.

After this lesson, you should be able to apply the following:

- show an understanding of added flourishes and composition

- how to mix gouache to create a custom color

- demonstrate more advanced knowledge of letter connections

- full grasp of how to develop your own style

Your lesson will come with a kit that includes the Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Booklet, curated by Jenna Rainey, along with a pen holder, nib and paper for practice.  

*48 hour cancellation policy: There will be no refunds and no rescheduling opportunities within a 48 hour cancellation notice of any private lesson. 

PRICES:
One-On-One: $200
2+ People: $175 Per Person

*price paid in full upon booking lesson

 

Introduction to Watercolor

Instructor: Master Watercolorist and Mon Voir Founder Jenna Rainey

This two hour lesson is the perfect fit for a beginning watercolor artist or for those looking to find a different approach to their skill! This lesson will start off with going through quality of materials and which brushes and supplies are recommended and why. You'll then cover tips and techniques for brush strokes, creating basic shapes, color theory and blending. Once you've gone through this material, you will incorporate how you’ve structured basic shapes into floral subjects in Jenna’s signature style!

After this lesson, you should be able to apply the following:

- show an understanding of color theory and how to mix colors

- how to incorporate techniques to achieve blending and basic shapes

- full grasp of how to create a floral watercolor painting

You will receive a kit at your lesson that includes the Introduction to Floral Watercolor booklet, a palette with a tray of 7 paint colors, two brushes, paper and a pencil.

*48 hour cancellation policy: There will be no refunds and no rescheduling opportunities within a 48 hour cancellation notice of any private lesson. 

PRICES:
One-On-One: $275
2+ People: $250 Per Person

*price paid in full upon booking lesson

Intermediate Watercolor

Instructor: Master Watercolorist and Mon Voir Founder Jenna Rainey

This two hour lesson is the perfect fit for the practicing watercolor artist, for those looking to find a more advanced approach to their skill or to learn more complex techniques! This lesson will start off with going through an in depth look at wet-on-dry and wet-on-wet painting. You'll then cover tips and techniques for layering and adding detail. Once you've gone through this material, you will begin to incorporate these techniques onto paper to create a painting with more detailed subjects.  A beginner watercolor class is required before taking this intermediate course.

After this lesson, you should be able to apply the following:

- show an understanding of wet-on-dry and wet-on-wet painting

- how to add layers to create certain images

- demonstrate a more advanced knowledge of how to paint in sections and adding detail and depth to subjects

You will receive a kit at your lesson that includes the Introduction to Floral Watercolor booklet, a palette with a tray of 7 paint colors, two brushes, paper and a pencil.

*48 hour cancellation policy: There will be no refunds and no rescheduling opportunities within a 48 hour cancellation notice of any private lesson. 

PRICES:
One-On-One: $350
2+ People: $325 Per Person

*price paid in full upon booking lesson

LESSONS ARE IN PERSON AT OUR STUDIO IN IRVINE, CA. NO ONLINE LESSONS PROVIDED AT THIS TIME

Please fill out the form below or email us at info@monvoir.com to inquire about pricing and further details!

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