MAY 9th: Retro Brush Lettering
May 9, 2020 • 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Learn the basics of letter construction and acquire a solid foundation on writing calligraphy with a flexible tip brush. This 6-hour class will show you how to use the tools correctly. You will also practice the basic strokes and techniques to form a script & casual alphabet inspired by mid century American lettering, which will prepare you to write fluently and continue practicing at home with your kit. Instruction on practicing lowercase and uppercase alphabets and composition techniques will be given to mix different styles harmoniously. Also, you will learn the basics of layout by doing a final project mixing both alphabets.
This is a workshop for people who want to learn calligraphy with pointed tip brushes. This workshop is for people who are interested in learning something new, adopting a hobby, designers or artists who wish to improve their skills, or simply enjoy a fun day and have a good time!
Workshop includes all the materials to take home, snacks & refreshments.
This particular workshop includes the following list of materials:
- 1 instructional booklet with exercises and examples
- 1 Tombow dual brush pen
- 1 Pentel touch brush pen
- 1 Crayola brush pen
- Guideline sheets
- Practice paper
Aspacia Kusulas of Design Kous is a calligrapher and teacher working in California and Mexico.
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Workshops take place at Smitten on Paper's studio
114 E Lemon Avenue Monrovia, California 91016
A note about parking: Weekends can be busy in old town so please allow for time to find parking. Street parking is available, but usually limited to 90 minutes. There are several free public parking lots nearby with 3 hour and 8 hour parking options. Keep an eye on the signs, we don't want you to get a ticket!