Acquire the basics in stroke and technique of calligraphy. Experience the contemplative, meditative aspects of the practice of broad-nib calligraphy.
A calligraphic practice cultivates expression, peace, and equanimity.
Capture the beauty of calligraphy along with the peacefulness it brings. Savor the present moment making conscious strokes using a Parallel Pen, a modern instrument with a broad edge. View historical examples of beautiful writing. Gain an appreciation of the continuing contribution of modern and ancient scribes. Practice calligraphy with guided input to improve your strokes in a contemplative experience. Gain confidence and ability in further pursing this art with a skill set.
Please purchase before class a Pilot 3.8 mm Parallel Pen (the green one), ink cartridges, and practice paper. The recommended practice paper is a 9 X 12" pad of marker paper, such as Bienfang Graphics 360 or Canson XL Marker semi translucent.
Because of the current situation with the novel coronavirus, this course is available only on Zoom. After you register, you will be emailed a Zoom link closer to the time of the class.
Date Tuesdays, April 6, 13
Time 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Cost $55/45 payment 10 days in advance