Have you always wanted to learn calligraphy? It all starts with learning how to draw the correct guidelines, form the stroke sequence of the lettering style and be open to spending time on practice. Just like taking up a musical instrument! In this workshop we will study the formal style called Uncial. We begin with a pencil to learn the forms then move on to a calligraphy felt marker. Other tools and supplies will be discussed. Kathy will have reference material and examples at the workshop. Bring a pencil, ruler, eraser, blank paper, and $5 for a felt pen, paper samples and instruction kit. Suitable for all levels.
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Kathy has lived a creative life from the beginning. When she won a prize in grade three for handwriting using the Sheaffer cartridge pen, her love affair with the alphabet began. She remembers drawing bowls of fruit and wine bottles with dripping candle wax using oil pastels on big sheets of newsprint in Mrs. McEwen's art studio. Her favourite r... more info