Modern Calligraphy for Everyone – Basic Strokes to Beautiful Words
Modern Calligraphy for Everyone – Basic Strokes to Beautiful Words is a beginner course for anyone wanting to learn Modern Calligraphy. This course will be running live for 8 weeks from the 2nd of August 2021 to 24 September 2021.
Every Monday you will receive access to a new section of the course and every Thursday there will be a live Zoom call for you to ask me all your questions. The Zoom calls are recorded and added to the course the next day, so you can send through all your questions and I’ll be sure to answer them.
You have lifetime access to the course so you can go back at any time to watch any of the videos.
What you will learn in the course
Click on each tab to see what you will learn in each section of the course.
Each week you will also have a chance to ask me questions during our group Zoom call and if you can’t make it live you can send me your questions and I will be sure to answer them during the call. All the live Q&A sessions will be uploaded in the course so you can refer to them whenever you need.
You will also have access to a secret Facebook group where students can meet and support each other, you can ask me questions and I will post videos and go live to answer more questions.
Available when you register
This first section of the course will be available to you as soon as you register. In this section you will receive all the information about the supplies you will need during the course and the workbooks and guides to print out before we start the course.
- Welcome and Overview
- Tools and supplies
- A quick look at the history of calligraphy
Available 2 August 2021
In this section we will be working through all the basic strokes in Modern Calligraphy and then we will also work through the extra strokes.
The basic strokes in calligraphy is what all your letters and ultimately your words are made up of, so it’s really important to practice these a lot before moving on to creating letters and words.
- Basic Strokes
- Other Strokes
Available 9 August 2021
In this section we start to having fun by connecting all the basic strokes to create all the miniscules/small letters of the alphabet. I also walk you through some alternative ways of creating some of the letters.
Available 16 August 2021
In this section we move on to the majuscule/capital letters. I walk you through some new strokes and teach you different ways to create your majuscule letters.
Available 23 August 2021
This week we move on to connections. I will first show you different ways to connect your miniscules/small letters. Next we will practice some words. Then I show you how we add majusccules/capital letters into the mix and we practice more words, including our names.
- Miniscule connections
- Word practice
- Majuscule to miniscule connections
- More word practice
Available 30 August 2021
This week I walk you through numbers and symbols (punctuation) and different ways to create them and we also have our first look at creating compositions.
- Symbols (Pucntuation)
Available 6 September 2021
This week we look at some other tools we can use in our Modern Calligraphy.
- Big Brush Pens
- iPad, Aplple pencil and Procreate app
- Paint brushes and waterbrushes
- A few more brush pens
Available 13 September 2021
In the last week of our time together we take a look at working with different types of typography, where to find inspiration and creating compositions using Modern Calligraphy and other types of fonts/typography.
- A quick look at working with different types of typography
- Places to find inspiration
- Composition using different types of typography
Available 20 September 2021
This week is all about practice and creating pieces you love. I will walk you through creating a few different pieces, you can practice exactly what I show you or apply it to your own designs and ask me all the questions you need to help you create something you absolutely love.
The cost for Modern Calligraphy for Everyone – Basic Strokes to Beautiful Words is $90 and registration opens on the 12th of July 2021.
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