There are so many workshops coming up in 2017! We hope you can join us!
Intro to Copperplate Calligraphy, Part 1 (Lowercase)
Saturday, January 14th, 2017 • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
- basic tools
- key concepts of Copperplate script
- structure & techniques
- basic strokes
- the entire lowercase alphabet
Saturday, January 21st, 2017 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
This workshop covers all of the basics of modern calligraphy, including; introduction to all of the essential calligraphy tools, how to use a pointed pen, creating basic shapes, scripting the upper and lowercase alphabet, and word practice.
During the class you will receive hands-on instruction that will prepare you to practice the beautiful art of calligraphy. You will receive a starter kit that includes an assortment of pen nibs and holders, ink and a quality practice pad. There is no previous experience necessary, nor do you have to have good penmanship to take this class. All levels are welcome!
Saturday, January 28th, 2017 • 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Introduction to Vector Lettering
Saturday, February 4th, 2017 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Digitize your hand-lettered sketches into scalable vectors! If you ever wondered how to digitalize your lettering or calligraphy with precision, this workshop is a great introduction to the vector process.
- Workflow. How to bring sketches onto computer, layer organization and simple image editing techniques.
- Anchor Point Placement & Precision. Where to place your anchor points to get smooth bézier curves.
- Path Unification. How to create a single deliverable vector graphic.
Saturday, February 11th, 2017 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
This three hour course is a perfect fit for beginning watercolor artists or for those looking to find a different approach to their skill! This class will start off with going through quality materials and which brushes and supplies Jenna prefers to use. She’ll then cover tips and techniques for brush strokes, creating basic shapes, color theory and blending. Once you’ve gone through this material, you will incorporate how you’ve structured basic shapes into florals! Jenna will go over which brushes to use in order to form leaves, berries, peonies and more! With layering, shading, wet-in-wet painting, and other techniques Jenna prefers to use.
Each student will receive a take home kit of Jenna’s preferred supplies. This kit will include a palette with 6 trays of paint, two brushes, paper and Jenna’s Intro to Floral Watercolor Booklet.
All materials are provided, plus refreshments!