Exploring Pen & Ink
Part 1 : HandLettering & Calligraphy
Instructor: Maureen ‘Marzi’ Wilson
Start Date: September 7, 2015
Workshop 3: Closed
Hand lettering turns the alphabet into art! Discover how to transform quotes into beautiful, impactful pieces with this two-section lettering tutorial. In section I, learn the principles of letter formation, techniques for designing a great layout, tips for successful sketching, and advice on inking. Section II covers calligraphy using a traditional dipping pen. Determine which ink is best for your project, become educated on nib types, and learn the fundamentals of writing with a dipping pen. Learn basic aspects of drawing with pen and ink such as creating strokes, value, defining form, and proper use of a drawing instrument. Exercises will be given in creating texture that will enable you to learn and develop essential skills required for section 2.
Note: Instructors participate in classroom discussions the first 4 weeks after the workshop opens. Although Marzi will no longer be posting and interacting in this workshop, you can continue to join and participate in this workshop through December 31, 2015.
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