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Reurbano - Terrace

CDMX - COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY (INTRO) - NOVEMBER 9

In this workshop you will learn in depth the lowercase and uppercase alphabets of the classic style of Copperplate calligraphy in the same workshop! Learn the essential concepts and gain a solid foundation for copperplate lettering with the flexible nib.

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CDMX - COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY (INTRO) - NOVEMBER 9
CDMX - COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY (INTRO) - NOVEMBER 9

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Nov 09, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Reurbano - Terrace, Calle Milan 44, Juarez, 06600 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

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Copperplate Calligraphy Workshop

In this workshop you will learn in depth the lowercase and uppercase alphabets of the classic style of Copperplate calligraphy in the same workshop! Learn the essential concepts and gain a solid foundation for copperplate lettering with the flexible nib. In this 6-hour class you will learn the history of this type of writing, the anatomy of the nib and how to use the pen correctly will be shown, which will prepare you to write fluidly and create your own style.

SYLLABUS

-Welcome

-Introduction

-Brief history

-Instruments and materials

-Anatomy of the pen

-Letter angle and pen position

-Heating strokes

-Basic strokes (lowercase letters)

-Form lowercase letters

-Basic strokes (uppercase letters)

-Form capital letters

-form words

-Conclusion

-Questions

-Farewell

YOUR CALLIGRAPHY KIT INCLUDES:

- 1 pen

- 2 nibs (Nikko G and Brause EF66)

- Sumi black ink bottle

- 1 block of semi-transparent 100% cotton paper

- Arabic gum

- 3 sheets of guide lines

- 1 Manual with exercises and examples

- Certificate in Letterpress and initialed by hand

- Snacks and coffee break.

*NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE IS REQUIRED

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