JUNE & JULY 2019 | Traditional Copperplate - Term Study (5 weeks)

  • $500.00

LOCATION: 325 Koornang Road, Carnegie VIC 3163
WORKSHOP FEE: $500
LEVEL: Absolute Beginner​
5-WEEK COURSE:

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019 (6:30pm to 9pm)
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2019 (6:30pm to 9pm)
  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019 (6:30pm to 9pm)
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (6:30pm to 9pm)
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019 (6:30pm to 9pm)
  • Please note there is no class held during the first week of July.

 

DESCRIPTION:

This workshop runs on Wednesday nights, from 6:30 pm to 9 pm for five weeks. This is tailored for people who are interested to learn one of the most beautiful and elegant styles - Copperplate, at a slower pace, compared to the weekend workshops.

No prior calligraphy or lettering experience is necessary, just lots of patience and enthusiasm! This workshop is suitable for those with no experience as well as those who want to refine their existing skills.

 

  • An introduction to the materials and tools.
  • Learning how to load the nib with inks.
  • Thoroughly understanding the shapes of minuscule and majuscule letters and numbers.
  • Suggested homework tasks will be given each week.
  • Your homework will be marked and assessed, and feedback will be given to you individually.
  • Apart from writing, you will also learn other calligraphy skills, for examples design & layout and basic flourishing.
  • New tools and techniques will be demonstrated in class each week.
  • Learning how to prepare/use walnut ink, Finetec Coliro colour, Pearl-Ex, gouache, acrylic ink, metallic ink, etc.


The workshop fee does not include a beginner kit, but you can purchase a set of calligraphy beginner kit from us ($30.00) for you to take home and continue practicing.

Please note that due to the duration and the nature of the workshop, students under 18 are not recommended to enrol.

WORKSHOP FEES ARE STRICTLY NON-REFUNDABLE regardless of personal circumstances changing after booking. If you are unable to attend, please send a friend in place and advise me of the change prior to the workshop. 

 

This is a workshop, so no delivery cost is required, please select 'Pick Up In Store' at the checkout.