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Foundations of Calligraphy

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

For 4,000 years, the chisel edged pen has been the primary tool with which western language was recorded until falling out of use in the 16th century, and eventual obscurity by the 18th century. Learn about the history of calligraphy, and the basics of its technique from Rome through the Middle Ages, and the Arts & Crafts revival of the 19th century....

Sunday Feb 3rd, 12pm - 2pm

  (2 sessions)
$30

2 sessions

Modern Calligraphy

at Brooklyn Craft Company - Greenpoint 165 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11222

Learn the beautiful art of modern calligraphy hand lettering -- and be on your way to lettering everything from art pieces to cards and more. In this beginner-level class, your instructor will begin by walking you through the basics of modern calligraphy while guiding you as you practice writing using worksheets. She'll help as you begin developing...

Saturday Mar 9th, 12pm - 2:30pm

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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...

Tuesday Mar 5th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$242

6 sessions

Capital Letter Breakdown

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

Capital letters are ancient wisdom in the modern age; a point where brush philosophy meets Béziers. They can adapt to any trend and come fresh from your font editor still reflecting their millennia-old sources. Understanding the origins of Roman capitals is essential for a successful type design. Awareness of the evolution of letter skeletons is established...

Saturday Mar 9th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$485

2 sessions

Freehand Lettering

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

The use of freely written letterforms is a sure-fire way to add charm and appeal to logotypes and wordmarks. The friendly tone and alluring rhythm of casual scripts and other varieties of freehand lettering continue to play an important role in contemporary visual communication.  This two-day workshop will provide an introduction to freehand...

Saturday Apr 6th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$485

2 sessions

Calligraphy: Blackletter Fundamentals

at The Cooper Union - Greenwich Village 7 E 7th St, New York, New York 10003

Blackletter is a genre of calligraphic hands that is characterized by its bold, angular, and dense texture. This popular letter style has roots that go back hundreds of years. It was the prevalent writing style of Europe in the mid-12th century, and has endured for centuries in different regional styles and historical instances. Upright forms were...

Saturday Feb 9th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$485

2 sessions

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Calligraphy: The Italic Hand

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, 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...

Wednesday Feb 13th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (9 sessions)
$750

9 sessions

The Handwritten Text

at Center for Book Arts - Williamsburg 330 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Embarrassed by your handwriting, but like the look of a hand-written text? Want to use handwriting to create a one-of-a-kind book, but would rather use someone else’s? Join us for The Handwritten Text, a two-day intensive designed to reinvent your handwriting. Under the expert tutelage of Karen Gorst, students will experiment with different pens...

Saturday Feb 23rd, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$350

2 sessions

Introduction to Lettering

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

Lettering has become an increasingly marketable, if not essential, skill for artists working in design and advertising. The warmth and personality of hand-drawn letterforms can hardly be matched by off-the-shelf fonts. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to get the most out of lettering in a variety of applications. Participants will begin...

Saturday Mar 23rd, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$485

2 sessions

Ghosts of Calligraphy & Type

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

Contemporary calligraphy is a combination of thought, touch, technique -- and inspiration. So, we’ll be exploring some of the specific, specialized techniques for making modern letterforms with flat pen, flat brush, pointed brush and ruling pen. At the same time there will be a thorough and loving introduction to the work of my favorite 20th Century...

Saturday Mar 2nd, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$485

2 sessions

Letter Anatomy: Italics & Scripts

at The Cooper Union - East Village 41 Cooper Sq, New York, New York 10003

Italic letter styles and script letter styles enjoy a special relationship. They both come from written forms. Italic printing types were first used in the late fifteenth century, but script typefaces are much younger. One reason for that difference is technical. Italic letters typically do not connect, whereas script letters normally do connect. ...

Saturday May 4th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$485

2 sessions

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Hand Lettering Basics

at Gowanus Print Lab - Gowanus 54 2nd Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

In this 3 session class, you’ll learn the basics of illustrating letterforms by hand and then have the opportunity to screen print a small run of mini prints. You’ll concept, research, design and then illustrate your favorite quote, phrase, or word. Come transform simple words into meaningful drawings with us!  Basic drawing and computer...

No Upcoming Schedules
$180

3 sessions

Copperplate Calligraphy

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

Practice this classic style used for formal invitations and addressing that has never been more popular. Get started with copperplate calligraphy in a live class with an expert instructor. Learn the fundamentals of using the pointed pen for this classic form as well as modern hand lettering variations

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$242

6 sessions

Copperplate Calligraphy

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron 28 W 27th St 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10001

Learn the fundamentals of using the pointed pen for writing copperplate calligraphy. This beautiful style, used in the Declaration of Independence, is now used for weddings, logos, and White House Invitations. Beginners will learn the basic letter shapes and fundamentals of spacing. Those who have previously learned Copperplate will refine their lettershapes,...

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$450

5 sessions

Hand Lettering Basics

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

Learn the basics of hand lettering from Illustrator Bethany Robertson, author of The Botanical Hand Lettering Workbook. We will start with the anatomy of a letter and various styles of letters, then explore more complex block and dimensional lettering. Supply List: Copier Paper (standard 8.5” x 11”) Pencils (Mechanical .5 preferred, but wooden...

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$280

7 sessions

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