Tuesday, July 6 at 9:00 AM CDT
All Skill Levels Welcome
French Roundhand is a style of writing used in France between the 17th and 19th centuries and is characterized by decorated capitals and widely spaced small letters with a sharp contrast between thick and thin strokes. This style is also sometimes written with a backward slant. In this workshop we will learn the base structure and elements of this style of writing. Day 1: – Minuscules and some Majuscules – Finish Majuscules and work on a composition Materials – Pilot Parallel Pen in 2.4 mm with ink. – Paper suitable for Calligraphy practice e.g. Rhodia blank pads. – A short quote for composition practice A class handout and guidelines will be provided in pdf format for online classes.
- Pilot Parallel 2.4 mm – OR – dip nibs of comparable size e.g. Mitchel 1 or 1.5, Brause 2.0 or 2.5mm etc.
- Guidelines printed on paper suitable for calligraphy. Rhodia blank pads are recommended but any paper that takes ink well will do.
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