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COPPERPLATE (INTRO)

What will you learn in this workshop?

 

You will learn to write in the classic copperplate or English roundhand style. We will thoroughly review the uppercase and lowercase alphabets, which will prepare you to write fluently and create your own style. You will understand the anatomy of the oblique pen and how to use it  correctly. You will learn the essential concepts, the origin and brief history of this style and we will start from the basic strokes and techniques to correctly form all the letters.

Who is this workshop for?

This is a workshop for beginners or people who want to reinforce their knowledge and practice. This workshop is aimed at all those who are interested in learning something new, adopt a hobby, designers or artists who wish to improve their skills, or simply enjoy a fun day and have a good time. *No previous experience required.

How long is this workshop?

This workshop is 6 hours long

What does the workshop include?

Our workshops include all the material, and a certificate signed by hand and made in letterpress. In addition, our workshops include delicious food to keep the energy up!

       This particular workshop includes the following list of materials:

- 1 instructional booklet with exercises and examples

- 1 oblique boom (or straight if necessary)

- 2 nibs (Nikko G and Brause EF66)

- Wooden inkwell with black Sumi ink

- Worksheets

- Semi-transparent 100% cotton practice paper

- Gum Arabic

- 3 sheets of guide lines

- A hand signed personalised certificate

Whats the program?

 

-Welcome
-Introduction
-Brief history
-Instruments and materials
-Anatomy of the pen.
-Angle
 and position of the pen
-Warm up strokes 
-Basic strokes (lowercase letters)
-Form lowercase letters
-Basic strokes (uppercase letters)
-Form uppercase letters
-Forming words
-Conclusion
-Questions
-Closing

What is the pricing?

Our workshops have a price of $195.00 USD if the workshop is held in The United States Territory. In other countries, prices may vary. We also we have special prices if you would like to take more than one workshop.

How do I sign up?

You can go to the dates and tickets section and register for the date and city of your preference. At the end of the registration you will be given the option of making your payment with Paypal.