Calligraphy Crash Course
Arts & DIY
After taking a calligraphy workshop, you’ll never look at a letter the same again! Join artist and calligrapher, Grace Calderone, in an exploration of letterforms, quill pens, and India ink. We welcome first-time calligraphers! Rumor has it that even those with questionable penmanship can do remarkable things with an oblique pen and a zebra nib!
The workshop will take a close look at the composition of letters, and how letters connect to other letters to form words and phrases. Students will get used to assembling the nib and holder, controlling the pen’s reservoir of ink, and varying line width with pressure. From there, students will become familiar with how letters are formed through practicing the alphabet, writing short phrases and experimenting with swashes.
Everyone will get to take home their own pen and nib and a printed guide to help them keep practicing on their own.Cancellation Policy
Founded on the premise that art should be a democratic and empowering medium, Spudnik is committed to being an approachable and affordable print shop where professional printmakers merge with aspiring students; a space that encourages collaboration and the sharing of ideas.