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FLOURISHES & WATERCOLOR

What will you learn in this workshop?

In this course you will learn the main features and functions of the flourishes, which are the adornments and strokes to balance and embellish the letters and phrases. You will practice exercises that will help you build an adequate muscle memory to decorate your calligraphy harmoniously and to achieve greater impact. You will also learn techniques to use watercolor with the flexible pen as ink, create transitions of color and use liquid masking with the flexible nip pen.

Who is this workshop for?

This is a workshop for people with experience in any type of calligraphy with flexible pen, or who want to reinforce their knowledge. 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.

* REQUIRES CALLIGRAPHY EXPERIENCE

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 mechanical pencil
- 2 nibs (Hiro 41 and guillot 303)
- Watercolor kit
- Different types of paper
- 1 pack with worksheets, exercises, examples and templates

- A hand signed personalised certificate

Whats the program?


-Welcome
-Introduction
-Brief history
-Instruments and materials
-What are flourishes
-Elements of flourishes
-Exercises muscle memory: fingers, hands and arm
-Combining the elements
-Looking for opportunities to create flourishes
-Exercise 1: Decorating the lower case
-Exercise 2: Masking techniques
-Exercise 3: Design, composition and balance
-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.