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Italic - Let's explore capital letters

With Chiara Riva

Starting date : 6 April 2024

Fees : HK$ 1,170 or US$ 150

Workshop Description

Italic is one of the most versatile styles. It lends itself to many variations that give the letters a more contemporary look with different characteristics. 

In this workshop student will focus on the creation of capital letters, looking for new forms from the historical ones and taking inspiration from other styles and examples.

Lesson 1

Focus on plain capitals. Starting from the basic shapes and explore new strokes, from manipulation to pressure-and-release of the nib.

Lesson 2

Apply the new techniques, from plain capitals to swash capitals.

Lesson 3

Discover new forms taking inspiration from historical examples and typographic shapes.

Lesson 4 

How to create a composition.

Workshop Schedule

Lesson 1

Saturday, 6 April, 2024

20:00 pm - 22:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 2

Saturday, 13 April, 2024

20:00 pm - 22:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 3

Saturday, 20 April, 2024

20:00 pm - 22:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 4

Saturday, 27 April, 2024

20:00 pm - 22:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

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 lessons will be recorded and available for 90 days following the final lesson.

  • All recordings expires on Saturday, 27 July, 2024 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

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

  • Workshop handouts (if any), zoom links and recordings are available on the workshop page one week (or as soon as practicable) before the first lesson.

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

Recommended Workshop Supplies

  • Click here for the supplies list recommended for this workshop.

Workshop Boarding Page (Only for Enrolled Students)

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Refund Policy

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

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