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Calligraphy - Copperplate - Introductory Workshop

Calligraphy - Copperplate - Introductory Workshop

$150 Limited inc GST
Calligraphy - Copperplate - Introductory Workshop

<p><h3> Calligraphy – Copperplate – Sydney Course </h3></p><p>Calligraphy is a fascinating art form that anyone can enjoy and learn. This two-day workshop will introduce you to the elegant 17th

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$150 Limited inc GST

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Calligraphy – Copperplate – Sydney Course

Calligraphy is a fascinating art form that anyone can enjoy and learn. This two-day workshop will introduce you to the elegant 17th Century style of writing called ‘Copperplate’. Using a pointed nib and ink, you will learn not only how to write this beautiful script, but also some of its practical applications. This course is designed for beginners, and also caters for students wishing to refresh their skills. Materials available at first meeting (cost $15 – not included in course fee)

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Introduction to the Copperplate scripts and their historical background
  • Learn to use a flexible Copperplate nib and start the Copperplate lower-case alphabet
  • Experiment with a variety of letter shapes
  • Explore nib and line relationship

Day 2

  • Write a set of Copperplate capitals and experiment with ways of combining the upper and lower case alphabet
  • Explore nib and line relationship
  • Experiment with a variety of letter shapes and using these skills use them in a practical application

Course Outcome

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Write a Copperplate script, upper and lower case, using a flexible nib and ink
  • Understand how to produce basic projects incorporating these skills

What to Bring

  • Materials available at first meeting (cost $15 - not included in course fee)
  • Drink, refreshments
  • Tea, coffee and vending machine supplied

Prerequisite: Desirable

  • This course is designed for beginners, and also caters for students wishing to refresh their skills.

Delivery Mode

  • Demonstration and individual tuition