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Popular Calligraphy Teachers

Marsha K.

Roseville, CA
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Toshi M.

Los Angeles, CA
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Lorenzo D.

Miami, FL
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Marsha K.

Roseville, CA

Since this is a dying art, it has been awhile since I've been commercially active, but I have taught classes before and have the supplies. I'd be most willing to share what I know with others who would be interested in keeping this art form alive!

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Lisa D. July 20, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
I got my monies worth just in the first lesson! I am amazed she can teach me, where several have failed.
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Jessica Reyes March 21, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Very encouraging
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Renee A. May 19, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Marsha took the time to get to know my daughter and created personal lessons for her.
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Toshi M.

Los Angeles, CA

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 (Bun-bou Shi-hou).

You need to purchase at Japanese store or Amazon.com

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

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

*Cancellation policy* : all class cancellations and reschedules must be done 24 hours in advance before the scheduled lesson. Otherwise, you will be charged for the missed lesson. Please note: if you singed up for classes with me, you have agreed to my cancellation and reschedule policy. If you are late 15 minutes or more for class without prior ...

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Marie September 21, 2016
Japanese · Online
Toshi is a fabulous teacher to my 11 year old daughter. She absolutely loves her Japanese lessons and looks forward to them. She has 3 lessons a week with Toshi and has been going strong for 6 months. I love his teaching method, his attention to detail and his patience, whilst at the same time pushing forward and expecting the best he knows that his student is capable of. Toshi shares Japanese culture and information via skype or email outside of 'lesson learning time, which is another wonderful addition to lesson learning outside of actual lesson time'. Toshi is a rare find and I cannot recommend him enough for anyone wanting to learn Japanese.
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Jennifer September 20, 2016
Japanese · Online
We love Toshi-Sensei! He is a professional, warm, friendly and so patient and very fun with the boys. He is always upbeat and enthusiastic. He helps the boys with their homework and writing sentences with their katakana, kanji. They love working with Toshi so much, and his gentle humor takes most of the drudgery out of doing homework. I love that he is there to help make sure they understand their work, as I don't know any Japanese at all. Toshi is BEST!
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Sam R. September 13, 2016
Japanese · Online
Since Toshi has started teaching me Japanese, I have started understanding all kinds of Japanese not just business level Japanese. I understand complex interactions and am picking up on cultural cues that would have been very difficult to learn on my own. Toshi has a unique way of teaching which allows you to understand all different levels of Japanese whether TV or animation, day to day conversations with family or friends, business associates, etc. Toshi is very focused like me and has grounded and benchmarked me in my Japanese. He has given me challenges appropriate to my skill level. I feel that with him teaching me I will achieve my goal of speaking fluently to Japanese and also picking up N5-N1 JLPT certifications as I learn. Toshi is a warm, kind, encouraging tutor that will work with you and answer questions at any hour of the day. Highly recommend!!
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Lorenzo D.

Miami, FL

All my life I have loved the art of making beautiful letters. Since 1994, as interest has arisen, I have taught beginners to move from fledgling efforts... to making letters look artfully beautiful. A student can select the lettering styles they want to use.

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Hasel March 30, 2016
Calligraphy · In home
Verified Student
Great experience!
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Cristina G. April 24, 2015
Calligraphy · In studio
Verified Student
Lorenzo has been extremely patient and very helpful with my calligraphy lessons.

Moataz A.

Santa Clara, CA
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Lisa R.

Stockton, CA
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Charles "Charlo" M.

Lafayette, LA
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Moataz A.

Santa Clara, CA

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

I have been practicing Calligraphy in a lot of western styles and Eastern from Copperplate to Blackletter to all sorts of Arabic Diwany, Naskh, Riq3a and A lot of Chinese and Japanese Brush styles. I can teach you the rules and provide you with ways to practice the letters.

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 :)

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Anne L. September 13, 2016
Calligraphy · Online
Verified Student
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!!
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LeiChandra T. September 2, 2016
Adobe InDesign · In studio
Verified Student
Great!
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Devin J. August 31, 2016
Graphic Design · Online
Verified Student
Very nice and patient with my son and I as we computer illiterate! We look forward to many more lessons!
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Lisa R.

Stockton, CA

Hello!
Writing is a beautiful art, and I'd love to share what I've learned over the years.
Schooled in rigorous old fashioned French village, calligraphy was a major subject, hours and hours of handwriting practice. It's all about finding your position and your flow. And then make it into an art project!
I also learned Arabic calligraphy just for the art initially. It's so much fun and very relaxing. I'd be delighted to guide you in the art of Calligraphy!

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Connie August 21, 2015
French · Online
Verified Student
Lisa is amazing. Really knows her stuff and pays attention to her students needs. Always makes sure she is ready and prepared for each lesson as well. I would recommend her for any type of student.
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Timothy H. July 28, 2015
French · Online
Verified Student
I am very pleased with my online lessons with Lisa. She is fluent in both French and English. Her depth of language understanding and her skill in teaching come through clearly in all sessions.. Lisa is comfortable to work with. She stays on task with the basics, which I asked for, and she is also able to move in directions which I suggest based on my current interests. Beyond all this, I sense that she is a very good person who is "present" during the sessions.l Highly recommended.
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Gail July 28, 2015
Calligraphy · Online
Lisa is very talented as well as patient. I enjoyed our time together learning the style and practicing the art of calligraphy. I highly recommend her.
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Charles "Charlo" M.

Lafayette, LA

One can expect to learn the basic elements of proper stylus form.

Correction of illegible penmanship.

Variations among and differences between the numerous styles of Calligraphy.

Chinese Calligraphy.

Basic supplies will be provided in addition to handouts.

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