Joy Of Calligraphy (Ages 16+)

Evanston Art Center

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Highlights

Explore the tools of calligraphy with emphasis on the broad-nib dip pen in this interactive class. Learn how to render beautiful letterforms

What You'll Get

Explore the tools of calligraphy with emphasis on the broad-nib dip pen in this interactive class. Learn how to render beautiful letterforms in the Foundational, Italic, and Uncial hands, for starters, and follow your curiosity and pleasure in experimenting with new materials and ideas. Instruction on slant, spacing, and the importance of negative space, plus an overview of design elements and tools, the historical context of hand lettering and its influence on typography will be discussed. 


Materials to bring: Speedball introductory calligraphy kit and practice paper (ordinary copier paper is fine).

Class Starting Sunday, September 15

5 sessions

  • Sunday, September 15, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Sunday, September 22, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Sunday, September 29, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Sunday, October 06, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Sunday, October 13, 1:00PM- 4:00PM

Class Starting Sunday, October 27

5 sessions

  • Sunday, October 27, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Sunday, November 03, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Sunday, November 10, 1:00PM- 4:00PM
  • Sunday, November 17, 1:00PM- 4:00PM

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  • Must be 16 or older to attend
  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged, altered, or redeemed for other dates, but may send a friend in place.
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