Harvest Crittenden - Spencerian Structures Bootcamp - Sept 6, 9, 13, 16

To register for this class, click here.
John Neal Books is not hosting this class.

Spencerian Structures Bootcamp
with Harvest Crittenden (via learncalligraphy.com)

Sept 6, 9, 13, 16
10am California Time
Live online course via Zoom


10 hours total: 
2 hours per session
+ 30 minute Q&A
(all recordings available through Oct 16)

Cost: $195

Intended for beginners and improvers, this course is perfect for those of you wanting to start your journey with Spencerian Script or to help you further hone your previous studies of the hand. No prior knowledge of Spencerian is expected.

  • The foundational structure and form of the Spencerian Script
  • A detailed study of the full lowercase and uppercase alphabet
  • An introduction to basic ornamental flourishes typical of the era.
  • Exercises to teach spacing, slant and freedom of movement to improve flow and elegance of script
  • An understanding of the history and development of the Spencerian Script

For more information and to register: https://www.learncalligraphy.com/spencerian_structures


  • Calligraphy quality paper (i.e. Canson Marker Paper (P32), HP Premium 32, Strathmore 25% or 100%, John Neal Books practice paper (P20, P25), Rhodia (P53), Staples paper 73333)
  • Your favorite pointed pen nib and holder (straight or oblique) (N113, N118, N93, N72) (H113, H114, H152, H133, H134, H52)
  • Ink (recommended: walnut, sumi, iron gall, or gouache) (I145, I08, I70, I54, WNG1, SG27)
  • Printer (for provided guidesheets & handouts)
  • Internet connection!
  • A quiet space to focus

You may also choose to participate with pencil or a brush pen!