Brush-pen italic

By Chiara Riva

Starting Date : 10 July 2022

Fees : HK$ 1,000 or US$ 130

Workshop Description

The term "brush pen" identifies felt-tip pens (Tombow dual brush pen) that imitate the round-tip brush. These tools respond promptly to the pressure of the hand, allowing for signs and shapes full of personality. The letters of this style are made up of thick strokes and fine strokes.

Class 01 : Warm-ups and basic strokes

Basic strokes and abstract stroke to explore brush effects, using the tip and the side of the tool: the alternation of thick and thin strokes is the characteristic flowing rhythm of this style.

Class 02 : Minuscules

The main families of letters, ductus, variation of descenders and ascenders.

Class 03 : Basic caps

The main families, ductus, proportion and tool positions.


Class 04 : Variations 

Explore different rhythms and alternative letters.

Note to Students

  •  This is a live online workshop via Zoom (please make sure you have a Zoom account to access the workshop)

  • All live sessions will be recorded and available for 60 days following the final class.

  • All recordings expires on Saturday, 01 October, 2022 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

  • Student can submit homework to the discussion corner for Chiara to critique.

  • Recommended supply list, handouts, zoom links and recordings are available on the workshop page three weeks (or as soon as practicable) before the first session. Click here for user guide on how to access your workshop page.

  • All workshop dates and times are according to the Hong Kong Standard Time. 

Workshop Schedule

Class 01

Sunday, 10 July, 2022

19:00 pm - 21:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Class 02

Sunday, 17 July, 2022

19:00 pm - 21:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Class 03

Sunday, 24 July, 2022

19:00 pm - 21:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Class 04

Sunday, 31 July, 2022

19:00 pm - 21:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Refund Policy

All sales are final and fees paid for the online workshop are non-refundable.

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