Calligraphy

My Experience as a Calligraphy Teacher... (why's it so hard!?)

My Experience as a Calligraphy Teacher... (why's it so hard!?)

Remember those New Year Resolution thingies? Yeah, those!

At the end of 2018, I taught my first Introduction to Modern Calligraphy class with Wonderpens. It’s been a great partnership as they hire me for the 2.5 hour class and provide the space, materials, and take care of registration. So… I made it a 2019 goal to regularly teach. It was a great set-up for me and I wanted to overcome my fear of teaching calligraphy. Weird, eh? I feel comfortable speaking and engaging with people in tons of other ways but when it comes to sharing my calligraphy process, I feel totally exposed and illegitimate. Imposter syndrome? Maybe? ……