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Calligraphy: From Classical to Contemporary
May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019
Learn to write beautiful letters with a pointed pen in this 6-week class. We’ll work with ink and a metal dip pen to create the beautiful shapes of the classic Copperplate script. Students will then learn how to vary the classical style to make expressive contemporary letters. Beginner to intermediate students welcome. Experienced students will learn how to apply calligraphy to projects. A supply fee of $30 will apply to new students payable to the instructor at the first class.
Note:Class on 4/24 will be held at the instructor’s nearby home to visit her art studio and view calligraphy pieces, books, and journals.
Karen Nordstrom Roberts is a professional calligrapher with more than 20 years of lettering art experience. For many years she provided calligraphy services for weddings and other special events including marriage certificates and wedding blessings. Currently, her practice is focused on creating original art combining calligraphy and expressive art. She serves as vice president of the Calligraphy Guild of Pittsburgh.
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