• Porch Signs OR Over-Bed Signs Board Painting Workshop

    Come to the studio to make a 12″ x 4 foot Wood Sign that is personalized with any font or theme of your choosing.  We will go through the process step by step, showing you how to make these signs again and again at home with no special equipment. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio! The…

  • Porch Signs OR Over-Bed Signs Board Painting Workshop

    Make a customized porch sign or an over bed sign! You’ll learn how to build your 4 ft by 12 in sign with pre-cut wood pieces then stain and paint it with your favorite design and colors! What you get: Step-by-step instruction All project supplies included Take home one sign Knowledge to keep making signs to enjoy! Complimentary refreshments BYOB This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we…

  • Intro To Brush Lettering

    Have you been intrigued by the influx of beautiful hand lettering seen at special events, on restaurant chalkboards, or online? Curious to give it a try but think that you can’t because your regular handwriting is lacking? Then this class is for you. You do NOT have to have perfect handwriting in order to learn modern brush lettering. Brush lettering is more about drawing letters rather than writing them. In this 2 hour workshop, you will learn the basics of brush lettering including: How to do faux calligraphy with any type of writing tool How to hold a brush pen in order to get contrasting thick/thin lines Differences between brush…

  • Intensive (Step 1 and Step 2) Traditional Calligraphy Workshop

    This includes our Step 1:  Basic Foundation for Lettering Class followed by Spencerian Traditional Step 2 calligraphy.  **All materials and supplies provided.  You will get 1 pen holder, 2 nibs, practice worksheets, the Spencerian workbook series (2 books) as well as hands-on instruction in our studio. Join us for a fun afternoon learning the fundamentals of traditional calligraphy writing.  We will go through a variety of pen options and papers.  We will start with Step 1: which is a basic penmanship primer to get you ready for traditional Spencerian.  If you have taken Step 1, this will be a great refresher for part 2 of the class. I will go…

  • Wisconsin String Art Workshop

    Together we will create the 12×12 Wood piece of art with the State of Wisconsin with String Art.  We will provide you with all the materials and instruction.  You will also learn how to make more of these at home. This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class. Check out our events tab above for more information on upcoming craft workshops, watercolor instruction, calligraphy classes or retreats!  Don’t forget we also provide invitation calligraphy services right in our Appleton studio! The view from our art studio faces the downtown fox…

  • Kid-preneur Empowerment Summer Camp at Letter Create

    This summer Letter Create will be offering Kid-preneur Empowerment camps to encourage and show kids how to be successful through Art and Business. Participants in the morning camp will participate in  hands on art activities, empowering talks, and daily sheets to take their lessons to a higher level at home and beyond!  We will also discuss how kids can make their art available to the public, now.  Through online and local ventures.  We will also discuss how to promote their art work and focus on success and empowerment through independent growth. Each session has a daily themed according to our vision for empowering kids. Day 1:  All About Me – what…

  • Intensive (Step 1 and Step 2) Traditional Calligraphy Workshop

    This includes our Step 1:  Basic Foundation for Lettering Class followed by Spencerian Traditional calligraphy.  **All materials and supplies provided.  You will get 1 pen holder, 2 nibs, practice worksheets, the Spencerian workbook series (2 books) as well as hands on instruction in our studio. Join us for a fun afternoon learning the fundamentals of traditional calligraphy writing.  We will go through the variety of pen options and papers.  We will start with Step 1: which is a basic penmanship primer to get you ready for traditional spencerian.  If you have taken Step 1, this will be a great refresher for part 2 of the class. I will go through…

  • Step 1: Basic Hand Lettering Class – Preparation for Calligraphy or Lettering

    A prerequisite for all Letter Create Workshops is the Basics Hand Letter Class. This class translates into all forms of writing techniques including brush lettering, calligraphy, modern flourish script, paint lettering, to name a few.  It is a pencil and paper penmanship class – you will learn a solid foundation for any type of lettering.  However, we highly recommend you take a Step 2 class if you would like to learn calligraphy, brush lettering or flourish calligraphy. This is a basic class to learn the techniques of pressure, angle and direction of your writing instrument, types of papers and pens to consider, as well as the types of lettering.  You will…

  • Step 2: Brush Lettering Workshop

    There are many class options – you can choose to either take a calligraphy class or a brush lettering class or BOTH. You pick the direction you want to take your lettering in. **These classes are in no particular order – you can take any class, at any time in any order after you have completed Step 1:  Basic Hand Lettering Class Join the us at Letter Create Studio where we will break down Brush Lettering and make it easy for you to learn! We’ll go over guidelines, strokes, practice stokes, pen pressure, and how to break all of these rules to create your own style. By the end of this…

  • Crate Bench Workshop at Letter Create

    Join us for a fun morning workshop as we show you how to make a crate bench for your home or outdoors.  We will show you how to easily construct and finish the bench for indoor or outdoor use.  We will also have a variety of color and stain options for you to choose from.  We include all supplies and instruction and you will take home a finished piece.  This workshop is open to all ages. However, anyone under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult in our studio for the duration of this class.  The exception to this rule are our summer kids business camps! No…

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