Sun, Apr 05|
PASADENA, CA - Intro to Copperplate Calligraphy - 5th April (English-instructed)
In this introductory workshop for pointed pen calligraphy students will learn the essential concepts of calligraphy and build a solid base to write with an oblique dip pen and a flexible nib.
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Apr 05, 2020, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Whimsy Pasadena, 40 Mills Pl, Pasadena, CA 91105, USA
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In this introductory workshop for pointed pen calligraphy students will learn the essential concepts of calligraphy and build a solid base to write with an oblique dip pen and a flexible nib. They will acquire an understanding of the main tools and proper techniques. Traditional copperplate lowercase alphabet will be covered in depth and a introduction to the uppercase will be also covered in this 4 hrs. workshop. After taking this workshop, students will be able to practice on their own with the kit provided to take home.
This is a really fun, no-pressure workshop for anyone interested in learning a new skill, picking up a fun hobby, artist looking to try a new technique/medium, or just something fun to do with friends. Suitable for beginners, those who have never picked up a calligraphy pen before, or if it's been a while and you want to brush up on your skills and learn the proper techniques.
-Sunday, 5th April / 10:00am -2:00pm
-Tools & materials
-Slant & pen position
-Warm up strokes
-Basic Strokes (upper case alphabet)
-Lower case alphabet
Basic Strokes (upper case alphabet)
-Upper case alphabet
The workshop includes:
- 6 hours of instruction with Aspacia Kusulas
- 1 Calligraphy Kit:
Oblique pen holder
1 Inkwell with sumi ink
Guidelines and exemplar sheets
Booklet with exercises and exemplars
- Light refreshments & snacks
Please note workshops are non-refundable/non-transferable once purchased.
Recommended for students over 16 years old.
NO previous experience is required.