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Beginner Calligraphy Series

Sunday, July 25, 2021  02:00pm  03:00pm


Modern calligraphy is a more free-form style of writing that maintains the elegance of traditional calligraphy while allowing for more self-expression. You'll learn all the techniques you need to make the thick and thin lines that create the beautiful letterforms of calligraphy with a brush pen or even a simple Crayola marker or regular ballpoint pen. No prior experience is required! The skills you’ll learn can be applied to cards, invitations, signs, or just to give your penmanship a little pizzazz. In this workshop you will learn: *Calligraphy tools and how to use them *Basic strokes of modern brush lettering - Practice the 8 basic strokes, which you will use to form the letters of the alphabet *How to compose both uppercase and lowercase letters *How to connect letters to form words and phrases *Tips and tricks for perfecting your lettering practice *Practice connecting letters and review tricky combinations *Introduction to bouncing and flourishes *Create a simple card as a final project Registrations will be manually approved until all spaces are filled. Patrons will be notified about how to obtain supplies at a later date.

Location     White Plains Public Library Zoom Event
Contact      K. Bauman, 914-422-1489
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