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Introduction to Copperplate (Minuscules)

With Nina Tran

  • Ended
  • 1,170 Hong Kong dollars
  • Live Online via Zoom

Available spots

Workshop Description

Description: Join me in learning Copperplate -- a pointed-pen script that continues to be a favorite among calligraphers for its beautiful, elegant, and timeless letter forms. In this beginner-friendly workshop, you will learn all you need to know about embarking on your pointed-pen journey and learning the Copperplate minuscule letters stroke by stroke. From my experience, the best way to learn is to roll up your sleeves and dive right in! Here's a quick run-down on what you can expect from each session: Session 1 - Basics, Basic, Basics Materials Writing zone Rules of Copperplate Nib anatomy Essential tine movement Parent forms and basic strokes Spacing and rhythmic exercises Session 2 - Drills & Letters Consistency drill exercises Minuscule ductus Letter details How to critique your own work Session 3 - Letters Letter groups Joining letters Spacing Letter chains Session 4 - Words Writing text Word spacing Developing a regular practice Simple variations Homework: After each Sunday's session, a 1-page homework assignment is assigned. Students have the option to submit this assignment by the following Wednesday for critique. Depending on the volume of submitted assignments, critiqued homework is usually returned before the next session. Office Hours: On Thursdays, we meet a bonus 30-minute Q&A session. During this time, I address any questions or issues that you may have had during practice.

Refund Policy

Fees paid for the workshop are non-refundable

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