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Macelleria Rome

CDMX - MODERN CALLIGRAPHY / Spring Sketching - JUNE 16

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 Spring Botanical Drawing.

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CDMX - MODERN CALLIGRAPHY / Spring Sketching - JUNE 16
CDMX - MODERN CALLIGRAPHY / Spring Sketching - JUNE 16

Time & Location

Jun 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Macelleria Rome, Orizaba 127, Roma Nte., 06700 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

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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, the strokes, shapes and correct proportions of the letters, control of the tools, etc.

In addition, different materials will be explored to expand the possibilities of uses and applications of the students' practices.

SYLLABUS

-Welcome

-Introduction

-What is modern calligraphy

-Instruments and materials

-Heating strokes

-Alphabets practice

-Connect letters

-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)

-Conclusion

-Questions

-Farewell

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

-Guide lines

-Work sheets

-Card with different textures

-Envelopes

-Hand-signed acknowledgment

*NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

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