Introduction to Calligraphy: Italics
This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to the italic style of calligraphy.
What you can learn.
- Learn how to use various calligraphic tools
- Learn the shape of letters and how to trace forms
- Create a greeting card and envelope
About this course:Calligraphy, the ancient art of hand-lettering, is a powerful creative tool in both communication arts (corporate logos, personal greetings, certificates, and invitations) and graphic arts (advertising and print). This workshop is an introduction to the Italic style of calligraphy. Instruction covers tools and how to use them, the shape of letters, and tracing of miniscule and majuscule forms. Students will create a greeting card and envelope using their new skills.
Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
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