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Meet the Tutors


Kirsten Burke

Co-founder of The Modern Calligraphy Company and calligrapher for 26 years.

Kirsten writes all the content for our workshops, often with the tutors' contribution. She does still teach from time to time too!

She has written a series of books that teach modern calligraphy and regularly contributes to lettering and craft magazines.

​Find her on Instagram @therealkirstenburke


Claire Delfont

Surrey Ambassador & Pointed Nib Online Tutor

Claire will guide you from how to handle and control a nib and ink, through forming the alphabet, to bouncing letters so your calligraphy will have the modern style and grace.

Creative through and through, calligraphy has long been a passion of hers, and she is also a talented hand engraver.

Find her on Instagram

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Amy Goble

East Sussex Tutor & Ambassador

Amy attended her first calligraphy workshop with The Modern Calligraphy Co. in September 2018 which sparked a creative passion that quickly took over her life. Now she's gone full circle, turning her hobby into her profession!


She's an inspiring and enthusiastic tutor who loves to share her knowledge and love of lettering.

​Find Amy on Instagram @theamyverse


Emily Goodwin

Sussex Ambassador

Emily trained as an illustrator and has worked at our head office with us since returning from travelling.

She has spent this time learning the art of calligraphy and has now stepped into the role of tutor.

She is enjoying passing on her knowledge and enthusiasm to the groups she teaches. 


Maisie Minett

Director of Teaching

Maisie works closely with Kirsten to create inspirational new workshop content, plus supports our team of workshop tutors to ensures that you receive excellent tuition that’s delivered with passion, knowledge, and clear guidance.

Maisie's work fills our Instagram feed as she and Kirsten work together to create our social presence so find her work


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Holly Weekes

 North London Ambassador

& Online Brush Pen Tutor


Holly fell in love with modern calligraphy in 2016 and spent a few years creating pieces for friends and family, before finally taking her passion full time. 

Teaching workshops in London and online for us, she is as talented with a nib as with a brush pen. Her spirit and passion will delight you. 

Find Holly on Instagram



Sophia Fuller

 East Anglian Tutor & Ambassador


Having worked regularly with us on many brand events throughout East Anglia and London, Sophia was our very first regional tutor. She teaches

workshops in her region and she is a talented portrait painter too.

She encourages fun, playfulness, colour, and style discovery in each person joining her uplifting workshops.

Find Sophia on Instagram

@The Hand Drawn Bean

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Kiasah Farrin

Dorset Ambassador

From a watercolour background Kiasah discovered calligraphy via Instagram and has never looked back.

Her studio is based in Lyme Regis on the beautiful Jurassic coast, Dorset.

She runs a business designing wedding stationery and juggles that with caring for her three children.

​Find Kiasah on Instagram @scribe.stationery

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Cathy Thomas

South London Ambassador,

Online Watercolour Tutor

Having worked with us for years doing events, Cathy is also teaching our watercolour brush courses online.

Cathy is a skilful tutor, passionate about sharing her knowledge and guidance. A self-confessed hoarder of stationery and art supplies!

​Find Cathy on Instagram @willowbeau


Vicky Daws

East Midlands  Ambassador & Online Tutor


Having fallen in love with calligraphy after handwriting all her own wedding stationery, Vicky went on to develop her skills and now leads regular workshops for us.

Vicky has an eclectic style and loves to switch up styles, whether it's highly polished or whimsical.

​Find Vicky on Instagram @invitingwritinguk

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Maria O'Neill

Glasgow Ambassador & Tutor

Maria adores how calligraphy brings the presence of calm. She lives with anxiety so the peacefulness that practising calligraphy brings her is important. 

A pointed nib is her tool of choice, she enjoys the old school vibes! While studying music at University she took up learning calligraphy and her love grew from there.

​Find Maria on Instagram @mariamanuscript

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Ceri Wanklin

Edinburgh Ambassador

Passionate about pretty writing, Ceri is an artist as well as a calligrapher.


Fluent in Welsh, but living in Linlithgow, just outside Edinburgh she loves experimenting with  characters from different languages.

​Find Ceri on Instagram @pandascribe

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