Eleanor Winters

Eleanor Winters offers regular classes through the Society of Scribes in New York City. Generally, her classes are held between February and May of each year. She is author of the bestselling instructional book Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy as well as Calligraphy for Kids, 1-2-3 Calligraphy!, and Italic & Copperplate Calligraphy.
The listing for the upcoming term is available at societyofscribes.org/calligraphy-classes-workshops
Contact Eleanor directly to discuss private lessons: Email.
John Neal Books is not hosting these lessons.

For students with some calligraphic experience, individual instruction is now available. Improve, fine-tune and develop your skills in a wide range of traditional broad-edged pen hands (Italic, Foundational, Gothicized Italic, various Black Letter hands, Uncial) as well as basic, intermediate and advanced Copperplate.

Cost: $75 per session

Materials and Books Eleanor recommends:
  • Brause Nibs, various sizes (for broad-edged pen) (N02)
  • Nikko G, Zebra G, Tachikawa G Nibs (for Copperplate) (N113, N118, N137)
  • JNB Mastering Copperplate Practice Pad (P92-11, P92-8)
  • Canson Pro Marker Layout Pad (P32)
  • Moon Palace Ink (I70)
  • Higgins Eternal Ink (I08)
  • Dual-Use Penholder (H129)
  • Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy (B1109)
  • Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy: The Basics and Beyond (B3350)
  • Calligraphy for Kids (B2629)
  • 1-2-3 Calligraphy (B4325)