"Love your work Ash! Glad to see you are teaching and paying it forward!"
@drjmvitolo via Instagram
"I've been doing a couple of sessions a week with Ash and it is making such a difference in my understanding of Copperplate/Engrosser's Script and I am seeing improvement in my writing. I couldn't recommend these private sessions highly enough. They are fantastic!"
@jodidenningfl via Instagram (Florida, USA)
"I would highly recommend to take classes from Ash sir, as I haven't seen that much patience and lively teacher. I loved his style of teaching and it was very much appealing. He is just not like what others teaches, he just gives his best to his students, he encourages his students. I can't even express that in words. Mainly he is very much skilled in his art form. Please do attend his classes you will get to know the difference. He is very calm. Even I got to know the difference between Copperplate and Engrosser's Script..."
@calligraphywings via Instagram
"Joy and Ash are very patient when it comes to teaching and very skilled in their art form. What more do you need from your instructors? I would definitely recomment learning from them."
@ty_lettering via Instagram (Toronto, Canada)
"I had the opportunity to take InkingWithJoy's brush lettering class prior to taking her pointed pen Modern Calligraphy and Copperplate Calligraphy classes. Although there were no prerequisites to any of the classes, I thought the brush lettering was a good place to start for the basics and to prepare me for pointed pen use. I loved all the classes. Worksbooks and an abundance of supplies (everything needed to get started!) were included with the cost of the class! Joy is such an awesome instructor with her knowledge and expertise on all types of lettering! She is fun and makes you feel relaxed as you navigate a new skill... and guides you with gentle critique to help you improve. Our Copperplate Calligraphy class got a bonus surprise when her partner Ash Giri popped in from India via FB Live to mentor us for over an hour.. with tips and encouragement to add to the arsenal of knowledge Joy was teaching us. I have taken various online calligraphy classes... but nothing compares to taking an in person class! If you have the opportunity to learn from Joy & Ash, grab it! It will be worth the investment of your time! You won't regret it!!"
Sandy N. (Hawaii)
"I have just recently started taking private lessons with Ash and can highly recommend him. I wasn't happy with the way my copperplate was looking and felt that it needed to be refined. Ash is helping me focus on the letterform basics and technical aspects of engrosser's script and this is helping me understand what I was doing wrong and what I need to do to improve. He works around your schedule and is a great teacher!"
@mapickert via Instagram (Ohio, USA)
"Outstanding! I took a Brush Lettering class from Joy in a small group recently and was thoroughly impressed. It was so well organized from start to finish. She generously shared her knoweldge of brush lettering with us and kept the class warm and friendly. We essentially had a round table experience where we were able to see each other and interact freely. I left knowing the basics and was inspired to improve and learn more with Joy's encouragement. I highly recommend this brush lettering class! 5 stars!!"
A.S. via Yelp (Hawaii)
"What a small world we live in that I am able to access the knowledge of Ash Giri while in different countries. I began engrosser three months ago and I felt it was time to learn the discipline of the strokes and letters before I developed too many bad habits. Ash has already helped me with this insight, encouragement and knowledge and I look forward to further lessons and guidance in my practice."
@webber9312 via Instagram (London, England)
"The best class I've taken in a while. Joy is truly a joy to learn from. I walked into the room not even knowing what brush calligraphy is and left ready to practice on my own and able to write a few words. Her method is effective and I understand the basics of brush lettering because she makes the learning accessible. We worked at our own pace in a very friendly, supportive environment. She also circulates the room and provides individual support. I highly recommend learning from Joy! I already signed up for my next class!"
Laurie L. via Yelp (Hawaii)
"Learning from Joy is so much fun! She encouraged and motivated us throughout the day. 4 hours passed by so fast! Her class was so organized and she provided EVERYTHING we needed including pens (different types and colors), workbook, pen case, workbook case, and extra practice sheets. And she fed us lunch, snack and drink! We laughed so much! Her class was small enough so that she gave us individual feedback too. I love her so much I'm taking another class at the end of this month! Her work is so impressive and I love her personality."
Akeyo G. via Yelp (Hawaii)