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posted on August 17, 2018

Upcoming Calligraphy & Lettering Workshops

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Watch this space or get on my email list in order to learn about upcoming classes in the Bay Area at Celery Space in Berkeley, Rare Bird in Oakland, and elsewhere!

 

Modern Calligraphy
Saturday, September 15, 2:30-4:30 Wells Studio in Oakland/Piedmont. Email for details. $80
In this two hour class, you will begin to create your own individual take on traditional copperplate calligraphy. You will learn how to hold the split nib pen, form basic strokes, practice and connect letterforms, and execute an alphabet! Bring your favorite poem or quotation to letter as practice, or pen a note to a friend.

Hand Drawn Lettering 
Saturday, September 15, 11:30-1:30 at Rare Bird in Oakland. $85
Late Sept. or early Oct. at Wells Studio in Oakland/Piedmont. Email to register. $80
In this two hour class, you will dive into the trend of hand drawn lettering. Beginning with identifying the basics of type anatomy, you will find inspiration in gathered and historic materials, and sketch experimentally. If you’d like, bring a favorite phrase or short quotation to letter, or your favorite drawing materials or papers to experiment with in addition to the necessary materials that we will provide.

NEW! Give Good Mail! 
Saturday, September 15, 5:30-7:30 at
at Wells Studio in Oakland/Piedmont. Email to register. $80
Use your hand lettering or calligraphy skills and add a few new tricks to your creative toolbox as we enjoy a glass of wine and some company for a fun night of making collaged, lettered, and mixed-media greeting cards. Be ready for upcoming birthdays, holidays and “thank yous”. If you’d like, you can even address and mail them on the spot! All necessary materials and stamps provided, but bring along your own collage materials to add your own touch.

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