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Flourished Italic

lighten your italic with some graceful flourishes

  • Ended
  • 75 US dollars
  • online class

Service Description

FLOURISHED ITALLIC level - intermediate, a basic knowledge of italic letterform will be helpful Thursdays, May 11 and May 18 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, EDT east coast US A light touch and lacy flourishes can elevate the basic italic form to one of grace and beauty. The italic hand was developed during the Italian Renaissance, its beauty lies in the pleasing contrast between thin and thick strokes, the gentle slant and oval based letters. It is an excellent choice for those who seek artistry and legibility in their work. We will review the basic strokes and then move on to adding some wonderful light flourishes to the lower case letters. Variations of capitals will be next, and an exploration of the potential of simple pen manipulations to add some variety. THIS CLASS WILL BE RECORDED AND AVAILABLE FOR 6 WEEKS. SUPPLIES straight pen holder Mitchell nibs, size 2.5, 3.5, 4 and 5 Higgins Eternal, Moon Palace, or Walnut Ink Canson Pro-Marker Pad, 9x12

Contact Details

703 209 6784

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