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Don’t miss out on the terrific seminars and workshops being held at the 2018 Philadelphia Pen Show!

Purchase tickets and/or put your name on a Guest List at the bottom of this page.

Saturday – January 13, 2018
9:00am to 1:00pm ($60 and Includes Pen Holder, Nibs, Ink)
Basic Spencerian
Instructor: Michael Ward
Class Limit: 10

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at Spencerian but have had no idea where to start, this class was made for you! Michael Ward will take you from never having held an oblique pen holder to understanding the fundamental principals and strokes that will allow you to feel comfortable along your journey to beautiful penmanship.

Attendees will receive everything needed for the class, including one oblique pen holder, two nibs, and one jar of ink.

Michael Ward is a member of The International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers, and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH) and has been training under Michael Sull, Harvest Crittenden, and other notable penman for a many years.

Saturday – January 13, 2017
2:00pm to 3:00pm (Free with Paid Show Admission)
Nib Smoothing and Tuning
Presenter: Ralph Reyes
Attendee Limit: 10

In this presentation, Ralph will demonstrate the various methods he employs when tuning, adjusting, and/or smoothing nibs. Ralph will demonstrate using his own supplies and pens. Time permitting, however, he will be happy to demonstrate using one or two pens from the group.



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Saturday – January 13, 2017
5:00pm to 6:00pm (Free with Paid Show Admission)
Nib Smoothing and Tuning
Presenter: Ralph Reyes
Attendee Limit: 10

In this presentation, Ralph will demonstrate the various methods he employs when tuning, adjusting, and/or smoothing nibs. Ralph will demonstrate using his own supplies and pens. Time permitting, however, he will be happy to demonstrate using one or two pens from the group.



Sunday – January 14, 2017
9:00am to 1:00pm ($60 and Includes Pen Holder, Nibs, Ink)
Basic Spencerian
Instructor: Michael Ward
Class Limit: 10

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at Spencerian but have had no idea where to start, this class was made for you! Michael Ward will take you from never having held an oblique pen holder to understanding the fundamental principals and strokes that will allow you to feel comfortable along your journey to beautiful penmanship.

Attendees will receive everything needed for the class, including one oblique pen holder, two nibs, and one jar of ink.

Michael Ward is a member of The International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers, and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH) and has been training under Michael Sull, Harvest Crittenden, and other notable penman for a many years.

Sunday – January 14, 2017
2:00pm to 3:00pm (Free with Paid Show Admission)
Nib Smoothing and Tuning
Presenter: Ralph Reyes
Attendee Limit: 10

In this presentation, Ralph will demonstrate the various methods he employs when tuning, adjusting, and/or smoothing nibs. Ralph will demonstrate using his own supplies and pens. Time permitting, however, he will be happy to demonstrate using one or two pens from the group.

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