Sat, Dec 01|
Jalapa 164A (Terrace)
CDMX - MODERN CALLIGRAPHY / Christmas Sketching-DECEMBER 1
In this class several modern alphabets will be presented, exercises will be practiced to have a better understanding of the technique, strokes, shapes and correct proportions of the letters, tool control, etc. In addition, this workshop includes a supplement of Christmas botanical drawing.
Time & Location
Dec 01, 2018, 9:00 AM – 3:40 PM
Jalapa 164A (Terrace), Jalapa 164A, Roma Nte., 06700 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
If you want to learn a different calligraphic style, more modern and relaxed than the classic style, this workshop is for you. In this class several modern alphabets based on copperplate style calligraphy will be presented, exercises will be practiced to have a better understanding of the technique, strokes, shapes and correct proportions of the letters, tool control, etc.
In addition, different materials will be explored to expand the possibilities of uses and applications of the students' practices.
-What is modern calligraphy
-Instruments and materials
-Exercise 1 - Use of space (card and envelope)
-Exercise 2 - Use of space and composition II (greeting cards)
-Exercise 3 - Design and complex composition (quote)
The investment includes a kit which contains:
- 1 Manual with exercises and examples
- 1 oblique pen (or straight if necessary)
- 2 nibs (Hunt 101 & Shakespeare)
-3 sheets of guide lines
-Card with different textures
*NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED