10. octobre 2020 - 13:30 jusqu'à 16:00
The Little Paper Shop, Nantwich
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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy | samedi, 10. octobre 2020

// INTRODUCTION TO MODERN CALLIGRAPHY //


 


So you love all the gorgeous hand lettering on Instagram and Pinterest, but you have never held a calligraphy pen before. Maybe you have modern calligraphy set at home, or you had a go once but would love to pick up a pen again! Calligraphy pens aren’t as mysterious as they seem – in fact, in this workshop with Claire from By Moon & Tide Calligraphy you’ll discover everything you need to know to make magic come out of a calligraphy pen.


We’ll start with assembling a pen and spooning up ink. We’ll make flowy, swirly shapes and then letters and words. You’ll be shown how, with demonstrations at every stage of the process.


This calligraphy workshop is tailored to beginners who wish to explore the art of writing with a pointed pen.


You'll learn the basics of modern calligraphy like how to work with a pointed nib and care for your writing tools.


Your course fee includes refreshments, and a specially curated starter kit that includes :



penholder


nib


worksheets, guide sheets and more!


your very own framed calligraphy quote



The class is held in our purpose built creative studio space in the pretty market town of Nantwich, in the heart of Cheshire. Each workshop is intentionally kept small for optimal attention given to each participant.



Level: Beginner


Venue: The Little Paper Shop, 56 Hospital Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5RP


Price: £65



Course Content:



Warm Up


Drills


Strokes


Minuscule


Phrases


Create your own artwork



After taking this workshop, you’ll know:



how to hold your calligraphy pen correctly to get the very best out of your lettering


how to create beautiful hairline strokes and gorgeous thick swells with your calligraphy pen


how to write a simple alphabet in your own modern calligraphy style


 how to join letters to create pretty calligraphy quotes


which papers and inks are best for modern calligraphy practice at home


how to make your calligraphy practice sessions at home really fun and creative



Terms & Conditions:– Course fee includes light refreshments, drinks and a carefully curated starter kit.– Confirmation of seat upon payment received.– Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.– Moon & Tide and The Little Paper Shop reserve full rights to accept or decline the registration of any participant for any reason, without explanation.– Moon & Tide  and The Little Paper Shop reserve full rights to amend or adjust the date, time, venue, content, fees, or instructor of any scheduled course, session, workshop, talk or event.– In the event of a no-show, late turn arrival or inability to stay through the entire workshop, no refund will be granted.– Should the workshop be cancelled or shortened, The Little Paper Shop will perform all refunds within 5 working days.