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Toltec Gothic Flourishing with Peter Greco

  • April 14, 2023
  • (PDT)
  • May 05, 2023
  • (PDT)
  • 4 sessions
  • April 14, 2023, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (PDT)
  • April 21, 2023, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (PDT)
  • April 28, 2023, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 05, 2023, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (PDT)
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Sponsor: Inland Empire/Pomona Valley chapter


Friday evenings, April 14, 21, 28 and May 5, 6-9pm PDT

About the workshop: In this calligraphic workshop students will practice the fundamentals of writing Mr. Greco’s original hand, Toltec Gothic. Students will learn minuscules and majuscules as well as a series of abstract glyphs. The course will include flourishing and swashes and will conclude with composing a few lines of text, combining two different pen sizes. It might be a bit challenging, but will be a very enjoyable and rewarding experience.

About the instructor: Mr. Greco is one of America's most experienced practitioners of traditionally inspired hand lettering and calligraphy. He is the recipient of numerous design awards and has received a certificate for city beautification from the L.A. mayor's office.

After decades of logo design practice, he has turned his expertise towards "Calligraphitti" fine art and large scale murals in L.A. under the pseudonym "Toltec".

He is a former instructor of Expressive Type at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Cost: $75, paid by check or Paypal (see details below)

REGISTRATION: You must be a member both when you register and when the class is held. Pay by check or PayPal. No refunds unless your spot can be filled from a waiting list. 

Enrollment is limited to current paid/honorary Society for Calligraphy members only. Your membership must be current at time of sign-up as well as when class is held. If your membership lapses, you become ineligible and your space will be filled from the waiting list. Registration is not firm until you receive confirmation from the workshop coordinator.  For prompt receipt of supply list and confirmation, your payment should arrive no later than two weeks before the workshop. Enrollment is limited. 

   To pay by check, or to become a member, please contact Alessandra Kawakubo at  iepv.sfcworkshops@gmail.com

   NO audio or video recording of any program, meeting, workshop or other SfC function permitted consent of both guest artist and a representative of the Board of Governors. *** You must ask permission of the artist/instructor to photograph any copyrighted materials, including demos. 

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