Mint & Maple is a workshop hub dedicated to helping YOU discover your creativity and live a creative life.


Since early 2015, Natalie has taught over 2000 students brush lettering, watercolor basics and modern calligraphy. Our workshops are designed to create an easy and fun way to take the leap into exploring your creativity!

 
 

BRUSH LETTERING 101

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The class was so fun, I had to go back a second time and take my friends with me! Natalie does a great job making the brush lettering easy and something that everyone can do. It’s the perfect class for both a girls’ night out or those looking to add brush-lettering to their repertoire!
— Alexis

About the class: This class focuses on the basic brush strokes needed to gain control of brush markers and watercolor brushes to achieve brush calligraphy. We dabble in watercolor, learning a few techniques to create simple washes and designs. Through lots of practice and completing set exercises, you'll put your strokes into practice and explore making hand lettered cards. This class is for anyone and everyone who has an interest in lettering! We’ll be starting with the basics so we can achieve a good understanding of brush lettering techniques. Complete beginners welcome. No experience necessary!

Supplies include: Your very own brush lettering supplies including a watercolor brushes, brush marker, watercolor pan set, paper, practice guides, and completed project.

 

watercolor 101

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Natalie has the gift of teaching! Very informative, I learned more than I expected, but mostly I just felt encouraged to play and have fun. I’ve been painting every day since the class, trying new things. That is definitely the sign of a great, motivational teacher!
— Debbie

About the class: This class focuses on the basics of watercolor. We dive into various watercolor techniques and learn about mixing colors, how colors work together, and create a color wheel. Through lots of practice, you will use your newly learned techniques and make your own watercolor cards! This class is for anyone and everyone who has an interest in watercolor! We’ll be starting with the basics so we can achieve a good understanding of how the medium works and flows. Complete beginners welcome. No experience necessary!

Supplies include: Your very own watercolor supplies including a watercolor brushes, black ink pen, watercolor palette, pigment, paper, practice guides, and completed project.

 

*NEW* MODERN CALLIGRAPHY 101

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About the class: This class focuses on the basic foundations of pointed pen calligraphy. Through lots of practice and completing set exercises, you'll put your strokes into practice and use your new calligraphy skills to make handmade cards. This class is for anyone and everyone who has an interest in calligraphy! We’ll be starting with the basics so we can achieve a solid foundation. Complete beginners welcome. No experience necessary!

Supplies include: Your very own calligraphy supplies including a straight pen holder, 3 nibs, calligraphy guide, pot of ink, practice paper, and completed project.