Calligraphy for Improvers û Italic Texture and Rhythm

Kent Adult Education
Course summary
25 hours
155 GBP
Professional Training

Course description

Calligraphy for Improvers û Italic Texture and Rhythm: This course is for students who have already learned to write a basic Italic hand and wish to introduce some visual texture and rhythm into their italic giving it a contemporary feel. This is not a course for beginners., , We will start with a recap of italic minuscules and majuscules and then experiment with the letterforms and serifs to create some rhythm and visual texture. We will also use a variety of tools to create different aesthetics. Half term: 20th February 2020, , Homework will be optional, however 1 to 2 hours between lessons will help you progress further and may include preparatory work for the next lesson. , , By the end of the course you should be able to:, ò Set up your working area efficiently, and demonstrate how to use basic calligraphy tools, materials, and techniques safely, ò Construct formal italic letter forms and manipulate them to create visual texture and rhythm, ò Demonstrate the evolution of a personal project from initial concept to finished piece, ò Use a ruling pen, pointed brush and ôcolaö pen to create calligraphic designs, ò Use basic colour theory to complement your design, ò Use non-standard layouts in your projects For those who have studied calligraphy for a minimum of two terms. It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity for you to participate fully and get the most out of the course.

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Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education

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