Jan Pickett Calligraphy



Jan PickettJan Pickett is a professional Calligrapher, Lettering Artist & Illustrator, undertaking many & varied commissions, both commercial & private.Commercial work includes lettering for the UK Greetings card industry, memorial scrolls & books for the Royal Navy & RNLI to formal Heraldic Illumination & TV illustration.

Private work covers absolutely anything from hand written wedding stationery, invitations, poems and prose to special birthday cards and Illustrations. There is something for everybody and I really look forward to hearing from you to discuss your needs - check out the latest decorated initials page for that special gift, or my book shown below...


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Jan is an Honoured Fellow of the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society (CLAS) and a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators (SSI) and is active in both Societies. She teaches weekly Adult Education classes in Portsmouth and monthly 'Pen-pals' day workshops during term time. She teaches mainly in UK and travels both nationally & internationally to teach a variety of workshops. She has taught in Finland, Japan, Australia and Norway ...and was thrilled to have been invited back to Japan again. She returned in October 2019 and was delighted to have been made so very welcome - Arigato! She missed teaching in Turin last year due Covid virus, but has recently thoroughly enjoyed teaching at Legacies III in Texas, USA, who hosted the 39th International Calligraphy Conference. It was a wonderful experience.