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Italic Brush-Up

With Eleanor Winters

Starting Date : 04 Feb 2023

Fees : HK$ 740 or US$ 95

Workshop Description

For students who have some experience with Italic calligraphy, this two-day workshop will be both a review of the basics and an opportunity to fine-tune and improve their skills.  Focusing on this traditional Renaissance script, sometimes known as Chancery Cursive, we will review the alphabet in "family groups" and emphasize the importance of consistency in form, positive and negative space, and basic rules of spacing.  It's a lot to cover in a few hours, so be prepared to work hard!


Students with all levels of Italic skill are welcome, as long as they are familiar with the broad-edged pen and basic concepts of pen angle and letter proportions. 


Please note:  for students who have signed up for the Italic Master Class -- or those who intend to do so -- this will be a valuable preparation for that upcoming 12-week course.  We are scheduling Italic Brush-Up a week before the Master Class begins, in hopes that those of you who are somewhat out of practice can warm up in advance of the class.

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 Friday, 07 April, 2023 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

  • Student can submit homework to the discussion corner for Eleanor 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

Lesson 1

Saturday, 04 February, 2023

21:30 pm - 23:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 2

Sunday, 05 February, 2023

21:30 pm - 23:30 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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