The Unconventional Pointed Pen

2-Day Workshop

Wednesday, July 7 at 9:00 AM CDT

All Skill Levels Welcome
Lettering

Suzie Beringer
Suzie Beringer

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Description

Creative tiny Foundational letterforms and Roman capitals using the versatile pointed pen will be the focus for this workshop.

Supplies

(all asterisks * are required for this workshop)

  • *Pencil (for note taking)
  • *0.03 Mechanical pencil
  • *White vinyl eraser
  • *Natural bristle mixing/loading brush
  • *Pen wipe
  • *Water pot
  • *6 well palette (I prefer porcelain – the investment is worth it)
  • *12” C-Thru ruler
  • *Triangle (either 8, 10 or 12 inches) for lining paper
  • *STRAIGHT pen holder (not oblique – please)

Nibs:

  • *(2) Hunt 56 (required)
  • *(1) Nikko G (required)
  • Optional nibs:
  • Brause EF66
  • Gillott 404
  • Leonardt Principal EF

Paper:

  • *JNB Gilbert bond Graph
    Tracing paper (8.5X11” works great)
  • *Several pieces of finer paper (we will be working small so scraps are great – no smaller than 6X8” please)
  • *Arches text wove (Velin)
  • Arches MBM
  • Zerkall
  • German Ingres
  • etc…..what is in your studio???

Mediums:

  • *Walnut Ink or Higgins Eternal
  • *2 to 3 Colors of watercolor (suggestion: Indigo & Sap Green)
  • *Gum Arabic
  • *Coliro (Finetec) “Arabic Gold”

Optional:

  • Black paper or any other darker (fine) paper
  • Dr. Ph Martin’s Pen-white ink
  • Fons & Porter mechanical white lead pencil (I love and use this all of the time!)
  • Gold Pearl Ex
Janet Takahashi

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WORKSHOP LINKS

YUKIMI ANNAND
Sequence: Journey of Experimental Calligraphy

SUZIE BERINGER
The Unconventional Pointed Pen

GEMMA BLACK
Drawing the Fibonacci Sequence

IVAN CASTRO
Basic Rudolf Koch:
Blackletter Und Neuland

ANNIE CICALE
Value Contrast: Exploring the Grey Areas
Word Meets Image on the Page

BARBARA CLOSE
Letters & Blossoms
Graphite Explorations

SUZANNE CUNNINGHAM
Beginning Copperplate Script

JUDY DETRICK
A Letter and a Rectangle

CAROL DUBOSCH
Ben Shahn Lettering

JESSIE FORA
(M) Handwritten: The Art of Tattoo Lettering

RISA GETTLER
(M) Painting Knotty Letters
Visigothic Versals

TAMER GHONEIM
Gothic Lettering Magic with Procreate
Blackletter Circles on Steroids

MIKE GOLD
Breaking the Rules
Spontaneous Creation
(M) Variations in A

HEATHER HELD
The Glittering Vine
Victorian Frames & Labels

NANCY HILLS
(M) Learning to Sketch Out Celtic Knots

THOMAS HOYER
Dynamic Textures
Ruling Pens Beyond the Rules
The Alchemist’s Magic

CARRIE IMAI
Playful Letters
(T) Mastering Italic

GINA JONAS
(M) A Meditative Calligraphy Technique

SALMAN KHATTAK
(M) Pen to Pixels
(M) Lines & Tines

MARTA MAPELLI
Expressive Pointed Italic
Pointed Brush

HEATHER MARTINEZ
(M) Learn to Sketchnote!

HOLLY MONROE
Decorated Letters
Italic Lettering - Basics & Beyond
(M) The Business of Calligraphy
(M) Lettering on Vellum

SUZANNE MOORE
In the Glow of Gouache
Page Dazzle: Patent Leaf Gilding

LORNA MULLIGAN
Loosening Up With Calligraphy & Paint

MICHELE NIDENOFF
(M) Decorative Borders w/Simple Tools
(M) Watercolor & Lettering with Masking Techniques

CORA PEARL
Monoline Lettering with a 'B' Nib
Monoline Lettering Techniques
(T) Foundation Tune-up Class

SALLY PENLEY
Sensational Sumi!
(M) Pastel Dusting Technique
(M) Pleated Scroll Book

JAN PICKETT
Creative Colour for All Occasions
Embossing with Extra Pizazz!
Letters Unlimited

ALI RICCARDO
Graffiti Writing - The New York Lesson
Rudolf Says

ROBBIE SASLOW
(M) Playing With Pens & Pencils
Round & Robust: Exploring Uncial
Simple & Semitic

LINDA SCHNEIDER
The Graceful Marker: Pointed Brush Script
Calligraphy on the Go!

CAROL MEASURES SCOTT
(M) Captivating Color in Calligraphy

MARINA SORIA
The Empty Space, Womb of Shape

JACQUELINE SULLIVAN
Cold Wax Calligraphic Abstracts
(M) Calligraphy & Mark Making with the Gel Plate
(M) Mini Book Madness

JANET TAKAHASHI
The Art of Miniature Painting & Lettering
Sketching Flowers with Watercolors & Ink

NINA TRAN
Flourishes Unraveled

ELMO VAN SLINGERLAND
Broad-edged pen: Roman Capitals

MARK VAN STONE
Versals
Versals & White Vine Decoration

JURGEN VERCAEMST
Colorful Lettering Composition

JULIE WILDMAN
Akim Variations and Long Compositions

ELEANOR WINTERS
Gothicized Italic