Calligraphy Day Course, Saturday, 4. March 2023 in Thalwil, ZH

December 9, 2022 Hanna Biedermann

Course 1: Calligraphy for beginners

Course 2: Refinement of calligraphic scripts

9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Course 1

This day course provides a great opportunity to get valuable insights into the wonderful art of calligraphy. Get to know the different writing tools and practice writing with the pointed nib. Introduction to the historical cursive font called Anglaise. Create your own initials, design a bookmark. Experience how it feels to write with a pinted nib and ink.


Focus of course 1:

  • Getting used to the pointed nib
  • Introduction to the Anglaise cursive script
  • Initials
  • Design a bookmark





Course 2

This program is for all those who have already attended other courses with me and would like to refine the script of their choice. A refresher under my guidance will take you further, mistakes that may have crept in will be corrected, the typeface will improve. There are many ways to make a text stand out, be it with colors, patterns or different font sizes and papers. My tricks and tips will take you further. Experiment, try it out, just have the courage to do it, your own ideas will come by themselves.

Tageskurs Thalwil
Schriftwahl und Vertiefung

Focus of course 2:

  • Refresher exercises
  • Focus on font improvement
  • Text design
  • Produce a piece of work

Location: Atelier Otto, Dorfstrasse 53, 8800 Thalwil, ZH

Course leader: Hanna Biedermann

Contact: Phone: 061 322 56 36 / Mobile: 079 311 72 61 / E-Mail:


  • Course fee: CHF 250.00.- penholder, 2 nibs, ink, course documentation
  • The course will take place with a minimum of 4 participants. Please register by 17 February 2023 using the registration form on my website, indicating your choice of course and your choice of font for course 2.
  • In order to secure your place, register early.