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Words into Shapes

With Daniele Tozzi

Starting Date : 16 Sept 2023

Fees : HK$ 1,000 or US$ 130

Workshop Description

Student will explore the technique of calligram that consist to create a silhouette made by words. The workshop refers to people in love with lettering, calligraphers and designer that wants to have more skills especially with hand made types. Daniele will introduce the world of calligrams by showing students a series of examples, some historical and others more recent, to show the evolution of this technique. The first part of the course will be an introduction on letters deformations and alterations. Students can bring their own silhouette (printed at home), or quickly drawn their own. Then will start to make first trials of composition, searching the right interlocking between letters or exploring different ways. The second part of the workshop consist to define one sketch and go to the final artwork using ink, colors, brushes or whatever technique students prefer. 

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, 1 December, 2023 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

  • Student can submit homework to the discussion board for Daniele 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.

  • Click here for the recommended workshop supplies.

Workshop Schedule

Lesson 1

Saturday, 16 September, 2023

17:00 pm - 19:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 2

Saturday, 23 September, 2023

17:00 pm - 19:00 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Lesson 3

Saturday, 30 September, 2023

17:00 pm - 19:00 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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