Beginning Calligraphy

Date/Time: 3 Saturdays: October 7-21, 10:00AM – 12:30PM

Pat Barrett
Learning calligraphy is similar to learning any art form. It involves line, shape, space, texture, color, and movement. In calligraphy there are basic rules and techniques meant to help the learning process. In this class our focus will be on learning
the Italic minuscule script (lower case letters). Students should be able to apply these rules and techniques to learning other calligraphic scripts. The focus of the first class will be on learning the basics such as tools, supplies, terms, and any other basic information necessary to start putting pen to paper. The focus of the following two classes will be on learning the structure of each letter within the Italic lower case alphabet, spacing, and a bit on layout, as well as individual guidance and answering questions.

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Make Your Own Adult Coloring Book

Date/Time: Saturday, November 4, 1:00PM – 3:00PM

Sue Swanson
Coloring is a relaxing and stress reducing activity that is gaining popularity. Why not learn how
to make your own black and white designs to paint or color? We will explore different methods of doodling and drawing including Zentangle inspired art and mandala circles. Create designs using simple repetitive strokes to build patterns
that are combined to make a small work of art. Anyone who can draw a straight line and a curve can learn to tangle. The process is very easy, relaxing and fun. Come and be surprised and delighted by the designs you create. All supplies will be provided for a $7.50 fee.

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