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Florals with Pointed Pen

  • March 31, 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
  • Zoom - online


  • Not a paid or honorary member of the Society for Calligraphy
  • Paid or honorary member of the Society for Calligraphy

PRESENTER: Aspacia Kusulas

March 31, 2023, 6-9PM PDT

Sponsor: Inland Empire/Pomona Valley Chapter

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM: In this drawing-with-a-pointed-pen mini class, you will learn how to draw 4 different flowers. These field flowers are lilacs, anemones, irises and poppies. You will be able to create each shape with basic pointed pen strokes. You will also acquire tips on designing a composition to complement it with your calligraphy or lettering. As a final project you will make a card or a floral composition ready to add a quote or poem with your calligraphy.

LEVEL: be able to use a pointed pen. There won't be time time to troubleshoot pen/ink issues.

This program will be recorded and available for viewing for a month following the session. 

ABOUT ASPACIA: Aspacia Kusulas is a lettering artist, letterpress printer, type designer and calligrapher specializing in brand identity, packaging, and stationery—all with a strong emphasis in typography. She earned her degree at Universidad Iberoamericana, studied letterpress at Art Center College, and earned a type design certificate from Type@Cooper. She's a co-founder of KOUS, a studio that offers creative workshops and design & educational products. KOUS is based between Los Angeles and Mexico City, offering classes both in English and Spanish.

No charge - Outreach Program


- pencil or mechanical pencil for sketching

- pointed nib of your preference (Hunt 56, Gillot 303)

- pen holder of your preference 

- practice paper

- Sumi or vermillion ink will be enough to practice but, if you would like to practice  and have fun with colors I suggest gouache, watercolor or metallic watercolors of your choice.

Questions? Alessandra Kawakubo, 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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