Have you been wanting to learn calligraphy but don’t know where to start? Join us for this beginning calligraphy workshop led by Jenny Sanders of Graceline where you will learn the basics of pointed pen calligraphy in this three hour workshop.
Date: Saturday, May 9th, 2015 Time: 10am – 1pm Location: Something Borrowed Portland Warehouse 6635 N Baltimore Ave., Suite 121, Loading Dock C Portland, OR 97203 Investment: $155 Beginning Calligraphy Workshop Details: Jenny will go over basic tools, techniques and styles including letter forms. You will also work through an example alphabet from a – z and learn how to well as ways to find your own voice and style through your calligraphy. A curated supply set is provided and is yours to take home including a pen holder, three nibs, black ink + white ink, an example alphabet, and practice sheets. Upon completion of the class, you should leave with:
- the understanding of pointed pen calligraphy tools and how to use them;
- the concept of pressure + release for thin upstrokes + thick downstrokes;
- the grasp of the structure an entire alphabet and connecting letters;
- the beginnings of developing your own calligraphy style.
There will also be light refreshments and time to visit with other creatives.