Beginning Calligraphy Class (Fall 2013)

Date(s) - 10/02/2013–11/06/2013
6:30 pm–9:00 pm


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Rust Hall

Event Description

Calligraphy means “beautiful writing.” In this Beginning Calligraphy class students learn how to use the tools of the calligrapher, see examples of historical and contemporary fine writing and learn to understand and write the italic letterforms. The class is taught with demonstrations and individual attention from the instructor. We will discuss how to choose the right pens, inks, papers, and other materials necessary for calligraphy. There is a materials fee which will cover a calligraphy pen, special lined paper and handouts. In this class you will be introduced to the elegant italic hand. We will learn and practice the rules of letter construction, as well as discuss the topics of pen, inks, papers, crafts and good reference books. Be ready for lots of notes and ideas.  Bring a pencil, ruler, eraser, tape, and scissors. Adult Continuing Education course (non-credit). 

Wednesdays / Oct. 2 – Nov. 6 / 6:30–9 p.m. 

Instructor – Roann Mathias
Tuition: $225
Materials fee: $15
Register by Sept. 25

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