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Modern Brush Calligraphy
April 6 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM| $55
Enjoy this fast-paced workshop and learn the fluid and graceful lettering script of brush calligraphy. You will learn the basics strokes that make up the entire alphabet by applying and releasing pressure on the brush pen(s) provided. Participants will be encouraged to develop their own style by longtime calligrapher BerylAnne Hodgins, as she demonstrates the various applications this script is capable of. Great alphabet for anyone to learn as no previous experience in lettering is required.
This workshop is offered by BerylAnne Hodgins, owner of Letter Perfect Calligraphy. With over 35 years experience in lettering and a fun and energetic approach to teaching, you will be shown:
a) the variety of tools that are available for this script b) basic strokes that form the alphabet, numbers, ampersands and some elegant flourishes c) exercises to keep your movements fluid d) tips to adapt this script for journaling, addressing envelopes, etc e) individual upper and lower case letter formation f) supplies and ideas to take home a completed quote/word using coloured brush pens which may be done during the class if time permits
ALL supplies are included: a) Set of two black Tombow Fudenesuko brush pens (one hard and one soft tip) with flexible brush tip that provides optimal control, as well as the ability to create varied line widths without needing to switch pens. These water-based pigmented black ink, do not smear when used with other water-based mediums. b) Handout including letter strokes and complete alphabet/number/ampersand/flourishing practice sheets and exemplars c) Rhodia graph and plain paper for practice.
Preferred registration by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org or if you prefer, you can also register online using Eventbrite
Water, coffee, tea and light snacks are provided
If you have any questions or want more information on this workshop, please contact BerylAnne directly at 403.483.7270 or by email at email@example.com
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