Copperplate Calligraphy

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I’ll be teaching an introduction to copperplate calligraphy workshop this fall at AVA gallery in Lebanon, New Hampshire. See below for the workshop description.  For more information or to register please contact AVA directly.
Introduction to Copperplate Calligraphy workshop at AVA gallery
instructor: Laura Di Piazza
October 26–November 16
Wednesdays, 6:00–8:00pm
Four 2-hour classes
Copperplate calligraphy is a pointed pen hand developed in 17th -century England. We will work with an oblique pen holder, pointed pen nib, India ink and practice pads with grid and slant lines. Our initial focus will be on the amount of pressure applied to our pens to produce thick and thin strokes. We will begin practice with minuscules and later majuscules, which will be grouped according to similar letterforms. All materials will be supplied.

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