Brush Calligraphy 1st Session: Basics, Theory & Copperplate Minuscules

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Brush Calligraphy 1st Session: Basics, Theory & Copperplate Minuscules

from 145.00

Dates: 3 Nov 2019
Time: 10 AM - 130 PM
Location: Overjoyed Art Store (Cathay B1 - nearest MRT: Bras Basah, Bencoolen, Dhoby Ghaut)

In this workshop, join us in tapping into your artistic and creative self where we get to express our individuality and style. You will learn the principle skills of calligraphy, create beautiful letterforms and by the end of the lesson, have a new-found appreciation for an art form that is greatly grounded in history.

  • Introduction & history to Calligraphy, Lettering, Typography

  • Areas of Lettering and Calligraphy Applications

  • Relevant tools and materials

  • Theory on anatomy of type

  • Body posture

  • How to hold your brushpen

  • Utilizing different body movements for pen manipulation

  • Paper & pen placement

  • Principle skills of Brush Lettering

  • Basic strokes & demonstration of common mistakes

  • Drills

  • Lowercase letterforms rundown in family groups (Copperplate)

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