Antique Secretary Hand with Ann Miller :: Friday, March 6, 2020 :: 9:30am-5:30pm
Shakespeare, Chaucer, and all the cool kids wrote in Secretary Hand! In this one-day workshop we will work on deciphering the quirks of this broad-edge pen script popular in Britain and Germany from the early 16th – 17th c. and look at modern uses from graphics for book art, to designs for cool tee shirts and tattoos.
Uncial Calligraphy with Grendl Löfkvist :: Thursday, March 19, 2020 :: 6:30-9:30pm
Dip your toes into the Middle Ages with this beginning calligraphy course that features the beautiful Uncial script. Whether you have terrible handwriting or are a seasoned calligrapher, this script is easily learned, versatile, and attractive. Get Medieval!
Calligraphy Essentials :: Texture & Grid, Point & Edge with Ann Miller :: Friday, April 3, 2020 :: 9:30am-5:30pm
Drawn to lettering and design? In this workshop you will pattern with punctuation, boil letters down to the bare essentials and get to know the full range of potential of dots and lines so that these marks contribute to your message and are never left to chance.
Introduction to Copperplate with Raoul Martinez :: Saturdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27 & July 11, 2020 :: 1-5pm
Copperplate is a calligraphic script that is written with a flexible pointed nib. It can be used for formal occasions and anything that calls for refined elegance.
African Scripts with Ann Miller :: Monday, June 22, 2020 :: 9:30am-5:30pm
In this one-day workshop, students will explore the symbols and signs of ancient and modern African scripts, to awaken fresh insight into form.
Bone Alphabet Calligraphy with Ann Miller :: Friday, July 24, 2020 :: 9:30am-5:30pm
Let your fingers loose and watch your wrists dance with these broad edge pen twists, rotations, slides and pivots. Poise at the top and skate down the page with new moves. Learning how to make these Bone Alphabet letters promotes rhythm and greater flexibility for invention of all kinds of forms that will enliven your drawing and bring freedom and expression to your writing.