Hand Lettering

 Registration is closed for this event
$ 202.00

March 14th, 2017 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Billy Ola Hutchinson
  • Workshop Type: Arts
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: March 14th, 2017 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: March 28th, 2017 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 3

Hand lettering for all levels! Join us for this innovative and welcoming approach to hand lettering with the talented Mr. Billy Ola Hutchinson. Participants will learn about basic penmanship and letter formation, as well as the process, materials, and layout techniques used in calligraphy. 

Hutchinson creates his own line of stationery inspired by his passion for calligraphy. His penmanship has been featured in magazines, wedding invitations, place cards, monograms, and brand identities. At present, Hutchinson is working on a home line for an exclusive San Francisco–based luxury goods retailer. Sign up for Hand Lettering and benefit from the extensive knowledge and talent of Mr. Billy.

Materials to Bring: One bottle of black ink (Pelikan® 4001 Brilliant Black is preferred), mechanical pencil, ultra-fine point Sharpie®, Strathmore® 80 lb. drawing paper (11" x 14" pad), C-Thru® B-85; 2" x 18" 8ths Graph Beveled Ruler in Inches, and small container for water.

Workshop + Materials Fee: $202.00

Date & Time: Tuesdays, March 14, 21 & 28, 2017 :: 6:30-9:30pm 

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class


About the Instructor | Billy Hutchinson

Billy creates his own line of stationery stemming from a passion for calligraphy--his penmanship has been featured in magazines, on wedding invitations, place cards, monograms and brand identities. At present, he’s working on a home-line for an exclusive luxury goods retailer in San Francisco.

Past Student Reviews:

 "Mr. Billy Ola Hutchinson made the class very fun; the ambience was truly enjoyable. I loved the music he shared and most especially the tea party he gave us at the end of the three week workshop! Billy's style and encouragement are adorned and appreciated. I am inspired to continue on with calligraphy!"

“Mr. Billy Ola Hutchinson is an outstanding instructor!”

“I loved the way Billy approached the class, building from fundamental strokes to more complicated letters. I also appreciated how he injected humor into the class and was supportive when we got frustrated or confused. “


$ 202.00
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States