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Introduction to the Art of Modern Calligraphy

Interested in a beginner's crash course in the basics of modern calligraphy, but have no idea how to start? This class starts at the very beginning, covering the basic tools and preliminary knowledge of modern, pointed-pen calligraphy and giving you a solid understanding of how to compose a truly unique alphabet! Within the design community, there has been a rise in demand for basic and advanced calligraphy skills...

Topics: General Art
Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month

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Interested in a beginner's crash course in the basics of modern calligraphy, but have no idea how to start? This class starts at the very beginning, covering the basic tools and preliminary knowledge of modern, pointed-pen calligraphy and giving you a solid understanding of how to compose a truly unique alphabet! Within the design community, there has been a rise in demand for basic and advanced calligraphy skills to use in a variety of ways, from wedding calligraphy to typeface design. Through this class, you'll strengthen your eye for design, typographic detail, and distinctiveness. In a world bombarded by images and lettering thousands of times a day, coming across an image of true distinctiveness is something to cherish. Create that moment. What You'll Learn This class is divided into four progressive units: Understanding the Tools, Learning Letter Structure, Learning the Alphabet, and Developing a Style. What You'll Do You'll create a one-of-a-kind alphabet in a modern calligraphy style and develop a set of skills for bringing a persuasive, personal script to any personal project, wedding or otherwise! What You'll Need Required Tools Pen Holder Nikko G Nib Gillott 303 Nib Gillott 404 Nib Black Ink Semi Transparent Layout Bond Secondary Recommended Tools Calligraphy Lined Guide Oblique Pen Holder (intermediate) Paper Towel & Dish Soap Winsor & Newton Gouache Envelopes Variety of Paper Meduim Container Recommended Reading Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy ---- Looking for Calligraphy II? Check out Molly Suber Thorpe's Digitizing Calligraphy: From Sketch to Vector (Calligraphy II)

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  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Size: One-on-One
  • Instructor: Molly Jacques
  • Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month
  • Institution: Skillshare
  • Topics: General Art

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