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Melbourne: Copperplate Calligraphy Workshop (with Maria Montes)

Copperplate Calligraphy Workshop
20th August at Rotson Studios (Fitzroy), Melbourne

This 4-hour workshop is an introduction to Copperplate calligraphy using a flexible nib and walnut ink. In this session, we will focus our attention on the lowercase alphabet.

Guides, historical context and examples of contemporary works included in the session. Feel free to experiment with brush pens as well!

Level: Beginners, previous knowledge is not required.

You will learn:
The difference between calligraphy, lettering and typography;
The tools used to write each script: broad nib pen, flexible pen, ruling pen, bamboo pen and flat brush;
You will learn that calligraphy directly reflects the movement of the hand. Practising calligraphy is connecting your brain with your hand and your eye. It is also about having fun and learning by doing!
Time: 10am – 2.30pm

Public: $70


This is the link to the complete course outline: