Cheryl Tefft - Online Classes and Private Tutoring

For information about classes, go to

or contact Cheryl:

John Neal Books is not hosting these classes.

Cheryl Tefft is teaching her popular calligraphy classes online. She invites beginners to start with a four-course sequence designed for complete novices, which includes the following classes:

  1. Beginning Calligraphy I (Uncial)
  2. Beginning Calligraphy II (Italic)
  3. Mastering Dip Pens
  4. Beginning Copperplate

Together these four classes take students with little or no previous experience step by step through the complete process of becoming comfortable with a variety of lettering styles and tools and techniques.

Classes which will be starting soon include:

  • Beginning Calligraphy I (Uncial)--starts September 24 (the first course recommended for novices; for more information or registration for this class, go to )
  • Mastering Dip Pens--starts October 6 (the third course in the beginner sequence)
  • Flourishing--starts September 23 
  • Artistic Envelopes (addressing and decorating envelopes)--starts October 31
  • Celtic Knots--starts November 2

To register for any of these classes except Beginning Calligraphy I (Uncial), contact Cheryl.


Cheryl is also offering private tutoring online in all of the subjects she teaches:

  • Uncial
  • Italic
  • Dip Pens
  • Copperplate
  • Blackletter
  • Spencerian
  • Decorated Letters (many varieties)
  • Celtic Knots
  • Flourishing
  • Writing in the Round (writing in circles and spirals)
  • Pointed Pen Possibilities (variations using pointed pen)
  • Modern Calligraphy
  • Monograms
  • Continuing Copperplate
  • Layout & Design for Calligraphy
  • Addressing and decorating envelopes

For additional images of Cheryl's work and that of her students, go to