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Available Online

Copperplate Up Close

  • Starts May 30
  • 75 US dollars
  • online course

Available spots

Service Description

COPPERPLATE UP CLOSE Description: By studying basic but important details about the copperplate form, we can elevate this hand to go from fairly simple to elegant, refined and lyrical. We will take a VERY CLOSE look at all the copperplate lower case forms. Through a series of exercises, we will study the structure, slant, turns, shades, and overall texture, and learn how to achieve grace and lightness. We will see why this classic form has earned its place as an important benchmark in lettering history. LEVEL: for those with a basic knowledge of copperplate form, or enthusiastic beginners Dates and Time: THURSDAY, MAY 30, 11:30 AM - 1:30, EDT FRIDAY, MAY 31, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT (East Coast United States) Supplies: Several sheets of Canson Pro Marker paper. Oblique Holder or Straight Holder if left-handed Favorite pointed nibs, suggested are Hunt 22, Gillott 303, Zebra G Sumi Moon Palace Black Ink, Walnut Ink, or McCaffreys’ Penman’s Ink Small container for water Supplies can be ordered at, or Recording: A recording will be made of the live class and available for 8 weeks.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

703 209 6784

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