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  • Location TBD Boulder, CO United States (map)

Valentine’s Cray Workshop

If you’re interested in learning how to apply your knowledge of letterforms to a final hand lettering piece, this is the class for you! Learn how to take your lettering game to the next level by creating a custom card for your loved ones.

The workshop was such a great push to learn the craft. Veronica is a great addition to your team. Thank you Colin for your instruction and your love of lettering!
—Lisa Sigafoos, Denver

In this day long class, Colin & Veronica will give a short introduction into the art of hand lettering followed by in-depth tutorials of composition and layout and adding those extra details to make your piece shine!



This is an intermediate workshop. All materials will be provided, so just bring yourself! There will also be some light refreshments. To learn even more about our workshops, click here.

Am I right for this class?

Do you have a basic knowledge of letterforms and their makeup, but are stuck in creating the same style? Are you looking to take your hand lettering to the next level? If so, this is the class for you!

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You’ll leave the workshop with:

  • A Valentine’s card hand lettered by you and ready to give to your loved one

  • A Valentine’s Day print from both Veronica and Colin

  • A set of Karin BrushmarkerPRO

  • A Marvy® Uchida Color In™ Water In Brush for color blending

  • A Paper Mate® Flair® Felt Tip Pen

  • A pack of broad line markers to begin your piece with Crayligraphy

  • An exclusive (only available to workshop attendees) Crayligraphy lettering reference guide

  • Small group reviews and discussions as well as one-on-one feedback

  • Access to a brand new private Facebook Group for Crayligraphers only where you’ll be able to post your work and receive feedback from Colin, Veronica and fellow students

  • Bonus: Learn Colin’s process in shooting your final piece with a smart phone, editing your photograph and getting it Instagram ready


About the instructors


Colin Tierney

Founder • Educraytor

Colin is the guy behind Crayligraphy. He runs Tierney Studio, an independent design company specializing in lettering, calligraphy, illustration and branding. Colin has worked with clients from all over the world and his work has been published in several books, featured on the web, recognized & awarded around the globe.

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Veronica Ruiz

Educraytor • Reppin Colorado, USA

Veronica is a lettering artist based out of Denver, Colorado. Drawing letters has been her passion since she was first exposed to the wonder of typography in her graphic design classes at the University of Central Florida. Veronica loves sharing everything she’s learned in her lettering journey with others through her Instagram and blog.

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Terms & Conditions

Booking and Payment

Registrations are allocated and guaranteed only upon receipt of full payment.


You may cancel at any time although no refunds will be given 14 days prior to the beginning of the workshop(s).

I reserve the right to alter or cancel any workshop at any time. For reasons including, but not limited to, too few participants, adverse weather, instructor illness, family emergencies, logistical problems such as strikes, wars, or any other circumstances, which may make operation of the workshop inadvisable. If any workshop has to be cancelled prior to the start date of the trip all fees are refunded in full. If for some reason the workshop needs to be cancelled after it has begun, there are no refunds.

I also reserve the right to cancel any workshop with inadequate enrollment 14 days beforehand. In the event that a workshop has to be cancelled due to inadequate enrollment, your ticket will be refunded in full.

I am not responsible for any expenses or damages incurred by workshop members as a consequence of any cancellation, such as costs expended in preparing for the trip including non-refundable or penalty-carrying airline tickets, equipment, lost income, or any other trip-related losses or expenses.

Workshop Fees

The workshop cost includes the tuition fee and materials. All other expenses are the responsibility of the participants. Not included are any airfares, airport taxes. pre and post workshop accommodation, entrance fees or items of a personal nature. Price also excludes any insurance coverage for trip cancellation or interruption, travel accident, travel delay, baggage delay or baggage theft, medical or hospitalization expenses.


I strongly recommend you have travel insurance, including coverage for personal health, emergency medical evacuation, emergency medical expenses, and trip cancellation, which would reimburse you for non-refundable airfare and trip cancellation fees. I cannot accept liability for insurance costs, loss of deposits, airline cancellations or delays or penalties incurred by the purchase of non-refundable airline tickets or other expenses incurred by participants in preparing for any of my workshops. I cannot accept liability for any insurance costs if a workshop is cancelled for any reason.

Client Responsibility

In the event of medical emergency and/or repatriation from a workshop by whatever means, the responsibility of such costs will be borne by the client. It is therefore essential that adequate cover is in place. I strongly recommend that you take out an insurance policy at the same time as booking.

Every participant voluntarily assumes all risks and will hold me and any co-leader or assistants, harmless from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, claims, debts, and demands which arise in connection with the workshop. The terms hereof shall serve as a release and assumption of risk for your heirs, administrators, and executors, and for all members of my family, including any minors accompanying you.

Limitation of Liability

Payment of your booking fee represents your acceptance of all terms and conditions outlined on this page. 

I aim to provide every participant with a safe, educational and enjoyable experience during the workshops. As there is always certain risks and dangers associated being a human in this crazy world, I accept no responsibility or liability for injury, death, illness, accident, losses or additional expenses associated with workshop participation. Nor do I accept responsibility for damage to equipment, property or digital data loss. Your medical needs and travel insurance are your own responsibility. You are also responsible for your own food allergies. 

I shall have no liability for any damages, losses, or expenses of whatever cause or nature, including those resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, detention, annoyance, weather, quarantines, strikes, civil disturbance, theft or criminal activity of any kind, government regulations, etc., over which we have no control.

I shall have no responsibility for additional expenses due to unforeseen delays caused by weather, theft or criminal activity of any kind, political disputes, acts of terrorism, strikes, sickness, failure of flights or other transportation to arrive or depart on time, and other causes beyond my control. I am not responsible for accommodation in any instance. I cannot assume any responsibility for loss or damage to baggage or personal property

I am not responsible for additional expenses incurred by trip members in preparing for the trip (i.e. non-refundable advance-purchase air tickets, equipment, etc.)

I reserve the right to take photographic or video records of any workshop, and may use any such records for promotional and/or commercial purposes (unless you specify otherwise on the signup form or via email).


All workshop schedules and plans are tentative. I reserve the right to change, at my exclusive discretion, schedules, plans and venues, depending on weather, health or safety considerations, attendance, or any other factors.


By submitting the booking form and/or registering for a workshop you are agreeing to all the terms and conditions listed above. The person who submits the booking form does so on behalf of all the individuals included on it, so that all are bound by the booking terms and conditions.

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