036) Introduction to Modern Calligraphy

We will explore basic principles of typography through exercises to develop skills for legible, beautiful hand drawn letters. Letter form construction, proportion, rhythm, space will be addressed. Lessons will be taught using the brush pen, with opportunity to experiment with different tools. Class is limited to 12 students.

Materials needed:

  1. Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen Set of 2 (Hard & Soft Tip) -- $5.49 at Jerry’s Artarama
  2. Canson Marker Lettering paper pad 9x12 -- $8.99 at Jerry’s Artarama
  3. Pencil #2, HB, or H
  4. Westcott flexible inch/metric ruler 12 -- $41.25 at Blick Art Materials or small clear plastic t-square/t-ruler
  5. Scrap paper, letter size
  6. Other brush pens, optional