Sun, Sep 22|
INK LAB - CDMX - Sunday, SEPTEMBER 22
In this 6-hour course you will experiment in the ink laboratory to create new colors based on different materials, metallic pigments, paints, gouages, etc. Formulas for developing new letter variations will also be taught.
Time & Location
Sep 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Macelleria Rome, Orizaba 127, Roma Nte., 06700 Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
Lab of Inks and Letter Formulas
Once you have learned the basics of traditional calligraphy and if you want to develop your own different variations and create colored or metallic inks, this workshop is for you. In this class you will experiment in the ink laboratory to create new colors based on different materials, metallic pigments, paints, gouages, etc. In addition, formulas will be taught to develop new variations of letters (based on typecooker, a parameter generator to draw letters) and exercises will be practiced to have a better understanding of the technique, consistency and harmony in new variations as well as the control of tools and mediums.
-Instruments and materials
-Preparation of inks and proofs
*Formulas for letters
-Exercise 1 - formulas of simple variations
-Exercise 2 -formulas of complex variations
-Documentation and reflection
-Exercise 3 - application of variations
-Various types of paints, pigments and inks.
-100% cotton semi-transparent paper and black paper
-1 booklet with exercises and examples
-KOUS guide lines
-Certificate made in letterpress and signed by hand
*BASIC PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF CALLIGRAPHY WITH FLEXIBLE TEMPLATE IS REQUIRED.