Beginning Calligraphy

Date/Time: 3 Saturdays, July 27-August 10, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Tuition: $79 Member/$101 Non-Member
Material Fee: $2 payable to instructor
Age/Level: Adults, Teens 14+, Beginner and Beyond

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 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 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. Please bring to the first class:
• Note taking paper
• Pencil or pen for notes.
• 18” T-square, preferably metal.
• 18”x24” sturdy piece of foam core.
• Artist tape or blue painter’s tape.
• 14×17 Borden Riley #37 Layout Paper.

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Open Studio: Artist to Artist

Date/Time: 13 Fridays, March 1 – May 31, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
*No Class May 24

No Instructor
Get to know other artists. Grow in knowledge, support, and community by creating together in any medium.  Artists work on their own projects with their own supplies. No instruction will be provided; this is an opportunity for open studio with like-minded artists. Bringing snacks is encouraged. Registration is required to attend this class.

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