Thu, May 23|
CDMX - MODERN CALLIGRAPHY / Spring Sketching - MAY 23
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.
Time & Location
May 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Macelleria Rome, Orizaba 127, 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, 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.
-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