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CraftJam Academy: Hand Lettering Workshop

at CraftJam - Union Square
33 W 17th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10011

Lettering can be simply defined as “the art of drawing letters” - it is a specific combination of letterforms crafted for a single use, often hand-drawn, with pens, graphite or brushes. In three sessions, we will introduce you to the basic techniques of lettering and guide you in creating a unique hand-drawn wall-art piece. You will finish the...

$180

3 sessions

CraftJam Academy: Modern Calligraphy Workshop

at CraftJam - Union Square
33 W 17th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10011

In three sessions, calligrapher Danielle Rothman will introduce you to the basic techniques of brush and pointed pen calligraphy and guide you through exercises to enhance your skills. This workshop series will focus on two methods: brush calligraphy and pointed pen (also called dip pen) calligraphy. By learning both, you will have a variety...

$200

3 sessions

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Learn Watercolor Brush Lettering

at CraftJam - Union Square
33 W 17th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10011

Whether you are interested to learn basic brush lettering skills or to find new ways to take your watercoloring skills further, join our Watercolor Brush Lettering CraftJam. In this fun and colorful workshop you will learn lettering skills with endless possibilities for card making, gift tags, wall art, and more! In this CraftJam you will: Learn...

Thursday Sep 28th, 6:30pm

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Calligraphy Series: Brush Calligraphy (Part 1)

at Q.E.D. - Astoria
27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Modern calligraphy is a stylized twist on a centuries-old art form. In this class, we will focus on brush calligraphy, a type of calligraphy that is made with brushes and markers. We will learn about what makes calligraphy distinct from other writing, the differences between the types of brushes and markers available, and how to get started. We will...

Cadels

at Society of Scribes - Gramercy
214 E 21st St, New York, New York 10010

A Cadel is a letter composed of a series of tape-like strokes, nearly parallel lines which interweave and knot together to produce a complete letter—ranging from simple to complex. These capital letters were used as a single initial letter or versal or multiple letters in headings and historically were confined to secular work. The cadel initials...

$200

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 14th, 10am

Designing Flourishes

at Society of Scribes - Gramercy
214 E 21st St, New York, New York 10010

Good flourishing is not the result of “happy accidents.” Flourishing is most effectively employed in a systematic way, instead of relying on spontaneity. In this class, we will go over the basic rules and principles of designing the flourished line. We will examine high quality flourished work, learn how to identify basic elements of well-executed...

$200

2 sessions

Saturday Sep 30th, 10am

Calligraphy: The Italic Hand

at Cooper Union - East Village
Cooper Union Campus, New York, New York 10003

In this class students learn the fundamentals of handling the tools of the calligrapher, see many examples of historical and contemporary fine writing and learn to understand and write the italic letterforms.  Calligraphy means 'beautiful writing.' The italic hand is an elegant Renaissance style also known as chancery cursive and running...

$685

10 sessions

Wednesday Oct 4th, 6:30pm

Calligraphy II

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Building on the alphabets covered in Calligraphy for Beginners, we explore color, composition and design while working on a short poem or quote. Q&A Q: Can I make up a class if I miss one?  A: No, make-up classes are not allowed since other classes may be full. Further, instructors are paid based on the number of students within their own...

$272

7 sessions

Modular Lettering

at Cooper Union - East Village
Cooper Union Campus, New York, New York 10003

Designing modular letterforms and using them well, depends on a rudimentary understanding of utility. Modular letters follow well-established methods of construction. A building-block system is employed to form the basic shapes, space them correctly, and then add optical corrections.  John will draw on his experience as a sign painter and type...

Saturday Oct 28th, 10am

An Introduction to Ziller Inks

at Society of Scribes - Gramercy
214 E 21st St, New York, New York 10010

Ziller of Kansas City has been bringing to the calligraphic art world quality art supplies and self-instruction books since 1936. During late 1997 and early 1998 this family of inks was born and has grown to become 15 beautiful colors and has 24 features and benefits fit into a one ounce jar. Rich Mungall, General Partner from Ziller’s will present...

Saturday Oct 14th, 5pm

Calligraphy Series: Pen + Ink (Part 2)

at Q.E.D. - Astoria
27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Take your calligraphy skills to the next level with this beginner pen and ink class! In this workshop, we will build on the skills we learned in Part 1 and use traditional tools to make modern letterforms. You will learn about nibs, pen holders, types of ink, and the best paper for practicing. There will be ample time for practicing, questions, and...

Monday Oct 9th, 6pm

Hand-Lettered Logotype

at Cooper Union - East Village
Cooper Union Campus, New York, New York 10003

A logotype is the face of a brand’s image. And, unlike off-the-shelf fonts, custom lettering allows for the creation of truly unique identities for people, products and companies. During this two-day workshop, students will acquire skills to design and apply effective word-based marks for personal and professional use. With the help of step-by-step...

$465

2 sessions

Saturday Nov 11th, 10am

Modern Calligraphy Bootcamp

at CraftJam - Union Square
33 W 17th St 5th Fl, New York, New York 10011

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about getting started with calligraphy! Based on our popular Modern Calligraphy series, the Calligraphy Bootcamp offers an all-in-one approach to learning about the tools of the trade for calligraphy.  In 4 hours, calligrapher Danielle Rothman will teach you how to use a gel pen, marker, and traditional...

Saturday Oct 28th, 11am

Calligraphy: The Decorated Letter

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Make your own medieval-inspired illuminated initial. Consider historic examples as well as modern variations as you build your letter in ink and paint on paper. Supply List: Pencils Ruler 1 piece of good drawing paper, i.e. Canson, Fabriano or Stonehenge; color of your choice. Please bring your favorite art materials, i.e. colored pencils, watercolor,...

Sunday Oct 29th, 11am

Calligraphy (Beginner)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn the art of hand lettering. Create a sample book of three basic styles adapted from classic calligraphic styles that can later be used on gift enclosures, envelopes and more. For first class please bring: 2 pencils and 2 rubber bands 11x14 pad smooth white bond paper 12 or 18 inch ”C-thru" ruler Available at most art stores such as Da...

$235

6 sessions

Wednesday Nov 8th, 7pm

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