Calligraphy is a centuries-old art form, with its roots in both Eastern and Western cultures traditionally used for illuminated manuscripts and formal writing. Modern calligraphy spurs from this by using new and traditional tools: the free form style of writing maintains the elegance of traditional calligraphy while allowing for more self-expression.
This fun and complete introduction to modern pointed-pen calligraphy will provide you with high-quality tools for the art, and teach you how to use them. Learn about tools, techniques and basic strokes of modern calligraphy and cover an entire alphabet.
You’ll leave with a good working knowledge of this beautiful art form and will be able create your own unique pieces of art or cards.
If you are just starting out or are looking for hands-on tips and techniques to improve your beginner’s hand, this workshop is for you!
Calligraphy kit with tools and materials including a jar of ink, 2 nibs, straight pen holder, tin for nibs, ink eraser, drawing pencils, brush pens, and a script font for practice are included.
$125 non-members / $110 members (includes all supplies)