Capture the beauty of doing calligraphy along with the contemplative nature of it. Bring yourself into the present moment with the movement of the pen to make conscious strokes using a Parallel Pen, a modern instrument with a broad edge.
View historical examples of beautiful writing. Gain an appreciation of the continuing contribution of modern and ancient scribes.
Acquire the basics in strokes and techniques and begin to experience the contemplative, meditative aspects of the practice of calligraphy.
A calligraphic practice is an art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious, and skillful manner.
Please bring a Pilot 3.8 mm Parallel Pen (the green one) and ink cartridges to class. They are available at Blick Art stores at Blickart.com or on Amazon.com. The Pilot Parallel Pen is easily accessible and esthetically pleasing, for beginners as well as more experienced calligraphers.
Date Saturday, May 2
Time 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Cost $55/45 payment 10 days in advance