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Pointed Brush

With Chiara Riva

Starting Date : 8 Jul 2023

Fees : HK$ 1,170 or US$ 150

Workshop Description

Pointed brush", a tool that is very sensitive to pressure variations: knowing how to exploit its elasticity allows us to draw clear and fluid signs. We will explore the various possibilities offered by this tool, starting with abstract strokes and a base alphabet, and then working on variations, contrasts and rhythms. Using different techniques it is possible to give the strokes a lively and dynamic character, moreover the letters can vary in height, weight and spacing, altering their appearance according to the rhythm student want to obtain


Lesson 1- Overview of class and the important techniques. Student will define the strokes, working towards consistency


Lesson 2 - Student will work on the base alphabet

Lesson 3- Introduce Capitals: simpler and swash capitals

Lesson 4 - Lowercase alphabet variations to create unique and expressive textures, Student will be exploring different rhythms and styles 

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, 29 September, 2023 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

Lesson 1

Saturday, 8 July, 2023

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

Lesson 2

Saturday, 15 July, 2023

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

Lesson 3

Saturday, 22 July, 2023

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

Lesson 4

Saturday, 29 July, 2023

20:00 pm - 22:00 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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