classes

Calligraphy

All of the classes at ArtWorks are energizing and fun, and are for people of all experience levels.

Blackletter

Come learn this distinctive, powerful hand often described as Gothic, Halloween or Christmas lettering.

Dates: Sept. 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, Nov. 1, 8, 2019, No class on October 25, 2019
Times: Friday’s  10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost: $75 / 6 sessions
Materials Fee: $5, to be paid directly to instructor in class
Minimum Students: 6
Maximum Students: 15
Prerequisite: none
Instructor: Brigitte Hefferan
Contact:  brigittehefferan@msn.com

You have seen this distinctive powerful hand, often described as Gothic, Halloween or Christmas lettering. The closely spaced vertical strokes of Blackletter produce a wonderful textured effect. After learning the basics, we will use different tools (broad edged nibs, pointed nibs, a parallel pen) and create variations. Great for beginners and all levels. Supply list at registration.

Materials Fee Includes:
Includes handouts, inks & papers

Bring to Class:

  • Pen holder
  • Broad edged nibs – Mitchell #1,2,3 or Speedball equivalents
  • Oblique pen holder and favorite pointed nib (ex. Brause EF66)
  • Ink – Moonpalace sumi or black gouache, ruler, pencil, eraser, bonefolder,
  • 1/8″ grid paper (Gilbert bond)
  • I will have supplies to share

By registering on-line you agree to the Cancellation Policy. Please register at least 24 hours in advance of class. Email meredith@artworks-edmonds.org to make special arrangements.

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