BLACKLETTER Online class (Recorded & edited Live Workshop from February 2021)

This hands-on 3h Online Class is a very practical and intense in introduction into the exciting world of "Blacklettering" with Adam Adam Kłodecki aka „Theosone“ - a famous lettering an tattoo-artist from Berlin Germany.

In this class he will show his main tools and guide you through various practices, demonstrating tools, styles and important knowlegde from his career.

After the workshop you will be able to create your own Blackletter pieces with minuscels (lower case lettering) based on alphabets and tips by Adam.

Material: We will work mainly with a Pilot Parallel Pen, 6mm


  • Quick introduction
  • Quick walk through materials
  • Paper and guidelines
  • Parallel pen preparation
  • Basic strokes
  • Pen manipulation
  • Practice - Minuscule Alphabet, Strokes, Rulers, Guidelines, Spacing, Posture, Pressure,
    Texture, Pen Manipulation Simple Flourishes,
  • Demonstration: Letters, Own style, Examples
  • Books
Format: Videos (8 Videos, total run time about 3h), Worksbook (pdf), Links and descriptions

About Adam:

Adam was born in Bialystok (Poland) in 1984. He is a calligrapher, industrial designer and tattoo artist, also interested in illustration and street art. He studied in Poland at the Fine Arts Academy in Gdansk and graduated with a Master of Art degree in product design and visual communication. He was honored with the best graduation project award in industrial design in Europe in 2009. Adam was also active in the polish graffiti scene. He began the adventure with calligraphy in Art Highschool in Suprasl in 1999.

His works of art and design are located all over the world. Today Adam is focused on creating lettering tattoos, paintings and traveling with numerous workshops, street art projects and tattoo conventions.

Adam worked for such brands like DC shoes, ESPN ExGames, Lego, Cadillac, Citroen, BMW, Audi, Hennessy and many more. His work is supported by brands like Montana Cans, Royal Talens, Liquitex, Conte, Letraset, Pilot, Grog, Arches, Moleskine and a few more. He is a part of ATAK crew, Goverdose collective, cofounder of Calligraphy Masters – online inspirational magazine and the person behind the idea of Calligraffiti Ambassadors movement.

He is a brand ambassador for Chopin watches and cooperates closely with Montblanc.


Scriptorium Berlin:

Course plan

1 - Material
2 - Parallel Pen
3 - Paper & Colour
4 - Practice I
5 - Practice II
6 - Demonstrations
7 - Books
BLACKLETTERS with Adam aka @theosone