Intermediate Calligraphy - Wednesdays PM

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Intermediate Calligraphy - Wednesdays PM

199.00

Taught by Heather Miller

This class meets for 8 consecutive weeks, maximum 15 students, minimum 4. Ages 18 and up.

24 hours of instruction, $8.29/hr

Wednesdays** at 6:30-9:30 pm, First class is 5/23/19

**First two classes will be held on Thursdays: 5/23 & 5/30, all other following classes will meet on Wednesdays.

In this Intermediate Calligraphy class students will build upon the skills they learned in Beginning Calligraphy. See class syllabus for more specific details.

Students should procure the following supplies and bring them to the first class:

Protractor and Compass Pencil Eraser Calligraphy Ink of your choice (gouache, India ink…) Pointed nib of your choice Pen Holder Pad of lined Calligraphy paper Pad of non-lined calligraphy paper Found at https://www.paperinkarts.com/: Right handers: Tape nib 2mm Left handers: Left handed Mitchell nib 1.5 Tachikawa C nib 2mm (works for both left and right handers)

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Intermediate Calligraphy Course Syllabus

Week one

Warmup: Drills. Go back to basics.

Learning about Copperplate Calligraphy.

Supplies needed: Pointed nib, ink, Lined calligraphy pad of paper

Week two

Drills for blunt edge and italic nib

Learning about black letter and italic letterforms

Supplies needed: Tape nib 2mm or left handed Mitchel nib 1.5, Tachikawa C nib 2mm, ink, Lined calligraphy pad of paper.

Week three

Warmup: Drills. Work on the ones you need to work on most

Non Linear layouts

Supplies needed: Protractor and Compass, Ruler, Pencil, eraser, pen and nib of choice, pad of non-lined calligraphy paper, ink

Week Four

Warmup: Drills. Work on the ones you need to work on most

Brush lettering and faux calligraphy

Supplies needed: Non-lined calligraphy paper, pencil, eraser, Ink or paint of choice, Square annd round tipped paintbrush

Week five

Warmup: Drills. Work on the ones you need to work on most

Working on creating your own calligraphy font

Supplies needed: Pen and nib of choice, Lined paper, tracing paper, pencil, eraser, ink.

Week six

Warmup: Drills. Work on the ones you need to work on most

Working on creating your own calligraphy font

Supplies needed: Pen and nib of choice, Lined paper, tracing paper, pencil, eraser, ink.

Week seven

Warmup: Drills. Work on the ones you need to work on most

Art with Calligraphy, or continue working on calligraphy font

Supplies needed: Materials of your choice for writing and writing on. This can be canvas, paper, specialty paper, etc...

Week eight

Warmup: Drills. Work on the ones you need to work on most

Art with Calligraphy - finish artwork or calligraphy font

Supplies needed: Materials of your choice for writing and writing on. This can be canvas, paper, specialty paper, etc...

Refund / Class credit policy: You may request a refund up to the second scheduled class and before the third class meets. Notify the instructor or send an email. You may choose a refund or a credit toward another class. There is a $20 fee for refunds.