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  • October 30, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
  • Online via Zoom
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  • Workshop with Yukimi Annand

Instructor: Yukimi Annand 

Sponsor: San Fernando Valley Regional

Workshop Description: In this workshop we will play with line shape and movement by creating one-stroke letters based on Roman capitals. Our form development will be contemporary rather than traditional, and we ill play with decorative patterns and colors in harmony.

The first half of the class: making variations of one-stroke letters with a pencil or a fine line marker. Then we will move to the ruling pen and/or folded pen to draw them with Sumi ink. We will try to get a nice balance on each letter, and write words and text with rhythm and movement.

The second half of the class: we will apply different decorative patterns based on historical and nature forms on the letters with a fine-line marker or a pointed nib. Choosing the space to decorate and to add colors (with watercolor or watercolor pencil) will be fun!

First half of class will run from 10am - 12:00pm, we will have a one hour lunch break, then Second half of class will run from 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

A zoom recording of the workshop will be made available to registered and paid participants for up to 45 days from the workshop date.


Ruling pen
Folded pen (Radius cut recommended)
Fine line marker, between 0.05 and 0.2mm
Sumi ink
Watercolor pencil or water color
Practice paper - sketch, drawing or bold paper - Letter size or larger
Two to three sheets of good watercolor paper, Letter size or larger

YUKIMI ANNAND is a calligrapher, lettering and book artist based in Southern California. She is passionate about the beauty of the Roman alphabet and creates unique artwork with her love of calligraphic mark making incorporated with nature. She has been experimenting with the use of tools and mediums to expand her world of calligraphy. It has also been her great pleasure to share her ideas and to give workshops all around the world since 2012. Yukimi’s work has frequently been shown in Letter Arts Review as well as other calligraphic journals/books, and they have been included in calligraphy collections in Berlin, San Francisco, Moscow and private collections.

Registration Details:  STEP 1 - YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE

Workshop fee is $35.00

Registration is for  Society for Calligraphy members only. Your membership must be current at time of sign-up as well as when class is held. No reservation will be held until your dues are current. If your membership lapses, you become ineligible and your space will be filled from the waiting list. Sign­ups are accepted in advance on a first come, first served basis. No refunds unless your place can be filled from a wait list. If you must cancel, please allow sufficient time for your place to be filled. For prompt receipt of supply list and confirmation, your registration should be complete, or your check should arrive no later than two weeks before the workshop.


Pay by check, make your check payable to SFV SfC and send to Jann Marks, 19636 Oxnard Street, Tarzana, CA 91356-1030. Please write the workshop name in the memo space. Jann can be reached at callijann@aol.com Your confirmation will be emailed to you. Zoom information and handouts will also be emailed to you prior to class.

PayPal Option, $35 www.PayPal.com  Log in to your PayPal account and "send" payment to carrie@carriedesigns.com. Add note with title/dates of class.

Non­members, include a separate check for $42, payable to Society for Calligraphy (SfC), along with your downloaded membership form: SfC membership form  Include your current name, address, phone number, and email with both checks in the envelope. This will give you a years subscription to all of the publications of the SfC and enable you to take all of the Zoom and In-Person Workshops for just the workshop fee. Many fun workshops have been free for members.

Contact Carrie Imai at carrie@carriedesigns.com with workshop questions.

Examples of Yukimi's work - "One-Stroke Letters with Decoration"

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