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Toshi M.

287 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Business from USC
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Toshi M.

287 Reviews
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Japanese calligraphy is a form of calligraphy, or artistic writing, of the Japanese language.

In modern calligraphy, a number of tools are used to make a composition. Most basic four tools were collectively called Four Treasures of the Study.
You need to purchase at Japanese store or internet store.

1. A brush
2. An ink stick (sumi).
3. Mulberry paper (washi)
4. An ink stone (suzuri) to grind the inkstick against, mixed with water.

5. A paper weight (bunchin) to hold the paper in place
6. A cloth (shi ta ji ki) to place under the paper (often newsprint is used as well) to prevent ink from bleeding through.

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About Toshi

Welcome! My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. I am a veteran Japanese language tutor with over 15 years of experience. I teach people of all ages (from 2 to 85 years old) from all over the world, both in person and through online platforms. I am curre

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Josh
Very personable and knowledgeable. Easy to learn from.
Armen
I'm totally new to Japanese and I was very nervous. I just completed my 4th lesson and I'm finding learning Japanese is fun! Toshi is very patient and he is helping me create a plan forward. I have been working hard and have kind of gotten Hiragana,Katakana, but I need a lot more practice. I am able to read and write some words and in our lesson today I spoke my first complete Japanese sentence. Thank you Toshi for your help and for making my Japanese journey fun!
Jennifer T.
Toshi was prepared and taught me common politeness
phrases for my trip to Japan for my first lesson. He was patient and was a great teacher.
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David Z.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • Teaching since 2010
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David Z.

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I provide instructional direction using templates and thin paper. I recommend dual brush markers made by Tomboy.

It is expected that the following tools are used:

Tomboy Dual Brush pens

Flat surface ie. Masonite board, wooden board or plastic sheet.

Stratford tracing paper.

Masking tape

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and displa

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Courtney
David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!
Debby
Clear , easy to follow online instructions . Great original subject choice . I would highly recommend David as a tutor . I must add he is a very talented and original style artist .
Laura
David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!

Kayla Louven G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • One-Year Bible from West Coast Baptist College
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Kayla Louven G.

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Have you seen people on social media write calligraphy and thought to yourself, "I wish I could write like that!" ?

Well, YOU CAN!

If you TakeLessons with me, each of our sessions will be based on your progress and what you desire to learn. I make complimentary, hand-lettered worksheets based on what you need more practice in! I understand no two students are alike, and everyone learns at a different pace. I will introduce or enhance whatever background you have in penmanship and you'll be writing calligraphy in no time! :)

The topics in calligraphy that YOU can learn:
-Best Starter Kit for Beginners
-Faux Calligraphy
-Basic and Essential Strokes
-Finding your Writing Lettering Style
-Basic Vectorizing and Lettering Overlay (without Photoshop!)
-Embossing Calligraphy
-Watercolor Calligraphy
-Envelope Addressing
-Wedding Accessory Calligraphy
-Grad Cap Topper Decorating
-Chalkboard Lettering
-And much more!

About Kayla Louven

Kayla is a self-taught, modern calligrapher who is excited about sharing the skill of writing beautifully with her community. From watching several hours of calligraphy tutorials online to testing out different writing supplies and workbooks, she simplifies calligraphy and makes it easier to achiev

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Kayla Louven G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • One-Year Bible from West Coast Baptist College
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Kayla Louven G.

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Online Calligraphy Teacher

Have you seen people on social media write calligraphy and thought to yourself, "I wish I could write like that!" ?

Well, YOU CAN!

If you TakeLessons with me, each of our sessions will be based on your progress and what you desire to learn. I make complimentary, hand-lettered worksheets based on what you need more practice in! I understand no two students are alike, and everyone learns at a different pace. I will introduce or enhance whatever background you have in penmanship and you'll be writing calligraphy in no time! :)

The topics in calligraphy that YOU can learn:
-Best Starter Kit for Beginners
-Faux Calligraphy
-Basic and Essential Strokes
-Finding your Writing Lettering Style
-Basic Vectorizing and Lettering Overlay (without Photoshop!)
-Embossing Calligraphy
-Watercolor Calligraphy
-Envelope Addressing
-Wedding Accessory Calligraphy
-Grad Cap Topper Decorating
-Chalkboard Lettering
-And much more!

About Kayla Louven

Kayla is a self-taught, modern calligrapher who is excited about sharing the skill of writing beautifully with her community. From watching several hours of calligraphy tutorials online to testing out different writing supplies and workbooks, she simplifies calligraphy and makes it easier to achiev

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Joey F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Computer Animation from Colorado Institute of Art
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Joey F.

3 Reviews
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Online Calligraphy Teacher

Learn Old English or Chancery Italic style calligraphy.

About Joey

Hello Artist-in-Progress, We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better! I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor,

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Alexandrea S.
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
Moren
Glad he was able to accommodate my beeds
Nikki F.
Great experience

Moataz A.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Arabic, French, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Korean
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Moataz A.

80 Reviews
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I can teach you how to make money with Calligraphy and Hand Lettering.

I start out with nomenclature, then I go into the basics of composition, flourishes, tracking, and anatomy. Then I get into skeletal stroke order for Serif, Sans Serif and Script (focusing on whichever one the student wants), and I provide more in depth training in each specific style of interest.

I also can teach you hand lettering which is different from Calligraphy in that the rules are much looser and it is very stylized, and is a lot more fun.

About Moataz

I am a Freelance Graphic Designer living in Powell, Ohio. I love learning and teaching, like a lot. I teach languages, Lettering, branding, and the basics of Graphic design as well as the adobe programs that bring it to life. My promise to you is that I will teach you everything I know in the ti

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Lisa
Moataz broke things down for me and helped provide a great introduction to typography. He gave me some recommendations to improve my work and emailed me with a few resources to check out. Thank you so much!
Stephy
We jumped right into lettering and calligraphy. He explained the history and what you consider when writing. Thanks.

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Average Cost of Calligraphy Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute calligraphy lessons in San Francisco is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $44 and $84 per hour.
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$42 average
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$48 average
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$69 average

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"Lorenzo has been extremely patient and very helpful with my calligraphy lessons."
- Cristina
Took Calligraphy lessons from Lorenzo D.
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"Moataz broke things down for me and helped provide a great introduction to typography. He gave me some recommendations to improve my work and emailed me with a few resources to check out. Thank you so much!"
- Lisa
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"Really great !!!"
- Liana
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"Great instructor, down to earth. Understandable"
- Shavonne
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"Great!!"
- Silvia Meruvia
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"Moataz had a lot of resources to share, lots of examples which he was able to access as I asked questions. A very thorough lesson with as much detail as I wanted. Excellent instructor!!"
- Anne
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"She’s very passionate about the history of calligraphy and the precision of its beauty. Wonderful teacher. My 13 yo daughter loved her."
- Peyton
Took Calligraphy lessons from Marty W.
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"As our first lesson Moataz began by explaining the historic origin of calligraphy which was interesting and helpful. He then moved to fonts and their importance and various styles as they evolved with the specifics of basic rules of calligraphy.
He is open to my needs as a student and knowlegable and responsive to questions."
- Perci
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"Had a wonderful lesson with Marty. Looking forward to more."
- Donna
Took Calligraphy lessons from Marty W.
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"We jumped right into lettering and calligraphy. He explained the history and what you consider when writing. Thanks."
- Stephy
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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