Wed, Oct 16 | Whimsy Pasadena

PASADENA, CA - Intro to Copperplate Calligraphy - OCTOBER 16

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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PASADENA, CA - Intro to Copperplate Calligraphy - OCTOBER 16

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Oct 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 4:00 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 and uppercase alphabets will be covered in this 6 hrs. workshop and 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.

DATE:

-Sunday, July 14 / 9:30am-4:00pm

COST:

-$195.00

SCHEDULE

-Welcome

-Intro

-Brief history

-Tools & materials

-Nib anatomy

-Slant & pen position

-Warm up strokes

-Basic Strokes (upper case alphabet)

-Lower case alphabet

Basic Strokes (upper case alphabet)

-Upper case alphabet

-Conclusion

-Q&A

The workshop includes:

- 6 hours of instruction with Aspacia Kusulas

- 1 Calligraphy Kit:

Oblique pen holder

2 Nibs

1 Inkwell with sumi ink

Paper pad

Gum arabic

Guidelines and exemplar sheets

Worksheets

Practice paper

Booklet with exercises and exemplars

- Light refreshments & snacks

- Certificate

Please note workshops are non-refundable/non-transferable once purchased.

Recommended for students over 16 years old.

NO previous experience is required.

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