Calligraphy 101:  INTRO to MODERN CALLIGRAPHY



INTRO TO MODERN CALLIGRAPHY

Welcome to Intro to Modern Calligraphy! In this class, you’ll learn about proper pointed pen calligraphy tools, how to prepare, how to make the basic strokes, how to construct letterforms, and how to compose words to create a stylized alphabet. As an additional bonus, you’ll also get an introduction into mixing and using custom colors!

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ASSIGNMENT

Your assignment is to compose a one-of-a-kind alphabet. You will incorporate the stroke and style techniques Molly teaches to create a unique, stylized alphabet perfect for wedding invitations, birthday cards or your own personal works of art. Practicing and perfecting each letter of the alphabet will make you familiar with strokes and thesimilarities between letterforms, giving you a better understanding of the art. Your finished alphabet should include:

MANDATORY SUPPLIES

SUGGESTED SUPPLIES

 


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