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Monday, November 13, from 6.30-9pm (new date)

Learn how to create this elegant and classic script from simple strokes and shapes. Participants will break down all the supplies needed, learn basic strokes, upper- and lower-case letters, and how to connect letters and words.  Mix different colored inks (including metallics!) and learn the basics of flourishing your letters for extra flair.

It’s the perfect time to learn calligraphy — wow your friends and family with gorgeous hand calligraphy holiday cards, gifts tags, place cards and more!

Video recordings of each class will be available for 60 days after, allowing time to perfect your skills.  No artistic experience is necessary, all supplies included.  


$80  members / $95 non-members (all supplies included)


Allison Costlow of The Poppy Pen is a luxury calligrapher and engraver specializing in custom artwork, event signage, day of details, and on-site activation for luxury brands including Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Jo Malone and Diptyque.

She recently taught a floral line drawing workshop at the Carriage Barn.  


please note registration and payment for this program is non-refundable.  In the event you must cancel, we will consider your purchase a donation and issue a donation receipt.


About the Carriage Barn

The mission of the New Canaan Society for the Arts, Inc. is to promote the visual and performing arts, and to enrich the community through exhibitions, education, and cultural experiences, and to operate the Carriage Barn Arts Center.


Keep in Touch

Carriage Barn Arts Center
Waveny Park
681 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT 06840

(203) 594-3638

[email protected]