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Hello there!

I am Monique, the hand and brain behind Get Fonted. I am a calligraphy artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa, specialising in modern calligraphy and calligraphy glass engraving.

I love turning words into practical art and teaching others how to do so with Robyn from Calligraphy Joburg in our Modern Calligraphy Beginner Workshops.

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My Story

I started teaching myself modern calligraphy as a way to unwind after a day at work, and now 4 years later, Get Fonted is a registered company and I have had the opportunity to work with some of the most incredible clients and meet wonderful people.

I work full-time at a software company and I moonlight as a calligraphy artist. Primarily I offer my services for corporate projects such as event calligraphy and brand activations.

A few fun facts about me:

• I change my hair colour as often as possible
• I am a huuuuuge Trekkie
• I love teaching modern calligraphy
• I take my tea and coffee with 1 sugar
• My favourite day of the week is Wednesday
• I am obsessed with watching lectures and documentaries in my spare time - no topic is off-limits
• I have a bunch of books I feel guilty about not reading yet

 

I enjoy conversing with people while doing on-site work which creates a more authentic and engaging experience. 

If you made it this far and you want to work with me, get in touch!