Presenter: Kristi Darwick
Sponsored by San Diego Chapter
We'll focus on traditional Romans, using enjoyable exercises to cement those letterforms. This is aimed at giving us a head-start for our June Drawn and Built-up Capitals workshop with Yukimi Annand. Time allowing, we'll touch on more casual forms. Anyone looking for an introduction, or to brush-up on their Romans forms, is welcome. You need not be a member
Kristi taught a similar in-person class for San Diego--this session will spend more time on the traditional forms (and spacing) and simply touch on casual variations.
Grid paper: 8 square per inch is ideal (important)
Pencil and eraser
Pigma Micron marker 08 (Try to have a permanent fine-line marker of this size on hand!)
One or more pieces of paper (9x12 is good) that handles a small amount of water, such as Strathmore Drawing series 400, Arches Text Wove, 90-lb hot press, Canson mixed media pad, etc..
Watercolor pencils, jar of water, decent brush (size 2 is good, but a larger brush will work, too, as long as it has a good point
(If you don't have watercolor pencils, you can substitute regular colored pencils or watercolor)
Questions? Kristi Darwick, firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor: Yukimi Annand
Sponsored by the SAN DIEGO Chapter of SfC
About this workshop:
Hermann Kilian (1929 – 2004) was a German calligrapher, typographer, book designer whose work was epitomized by classical simplicity with an underlying tension within every letter. Since I first saw his original work at the Klingspor Museum Offenbach his works have been my spiritual nourishments. I have been studying his works and have been asking how his surprising works were created.
In this workshop, I will share my study of drawn Capital letters. It starts with reviewing the forms of Roman Capitals, and then studying Kilian's works with tracing exercises. We will analyze his letterforms and layout, and write individual chosen texts using some of his styles. The technical instructions given in this workshop are designed to help you become proficient in using your tool to draw built-up capital letters. I hope this study will increase your interest in drawn capitals, as well as give you new ideas of drawn letters.
Please note: This workshop is geared toward Intermediate to Advanced students.
Workshop recording will be available for a month following the event.
Yukimi Annand is a calligrapher, lettering and book artist based in Southern California. She grew up in Japan and has a visual communication design background. She is passionate about the beauty of Roman alphabet and creates unique art- work with her love of calligraphic mark-making incorporated with nature. She has given over 100 workshops since 2011 in the US, Canada, Japan and European countries. Her work has been frequently shown in Letter Arts Review as well as other calligraphic journals and books and has been included in calligraphy collections in Berlin, San Francisco, and Moscow.
Contact: Kristi Darwick
$124 via Paypal or check
5 percent administrative fee for those requesting refunds
Students must be set up to take a Zoom class with video and audio (signed in on one device); access to a printer is required to print some of the handouts.
WORKSHOP IS FULL. Conflicts come up and occasionally, registrants need to drop. To be added to the wait list, please contact Kristi Darwick at email@example.com.
Workshop is limited to16 participants. Enrollment is limited to current paid 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. Sign-ups 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, we recommend that your payment arrive no later than two weeks before the workshop.
Please send your check payable to SfC to: Kristi Darwick, 2455 Oakleaf Canyon Rd, Walnut, CA 91789-3435.
Questions? E-mail Kristi at firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.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.
Save the date! More information to follow.
Contact: Wendy Telford
with Kristi Darwick
SAN DIEGO CHAPTER
Sunday, September 12, 1:30pm
This program will be part of our Practice Challenge. We'll be using Play Sheets as motivation to experiment and for practice. The variations are only limited by our imagination. Kristi was inspired by Kingsley Benefield, who in turn, adopted the concept during classes with Marsha Brady. During this session, we'll walk through guided exercises to enhance our enthusiasm around the practice of calligraphy and we'll talk about other ideas.
You may wish to save some of your sheets for next month's activity: Meander Books.
Questions? Kristi Darwick firstname.lastname@example.org
with Eva-Lynn Diesenhaus
Sponsored by your SAN DIEGO chapter
Sunday, October 10 1:30 PM-3:30pm
We'll create a box and books using one sheet of paper for each. You'll come away with a box with a lid and four books inside. You may wish to use your Playsheets from the September program.
For the box and lid:
For the books:
Questions? contact Kristi Darwick, email@example.com
Presenter: Jodi Denning
Sponsored by: San Diego Chapter
About the workshop: Join the San Diego Society for Calligraphy for a fun-filled class exploring how we can use our pointed pen to create a wide variety of decorative elements that can be combined to create beautiful “snowflakes”, mandalas, holiday shapes, borders, and other decorative pen work. Learn how to design a simple segment layout and create beautiful snowflakes and a festive embellished Christmas tree.
Workshop will be recorded and available to registered members for one month. Great for making your holiday cards!
About Jodi: With no artistic background, Jodi Denning jumped into calligraphy in late 2016 with a serious desire to learn pointed pen calligraphy, and no clue as to how to get started. She began navigating the many challenges of learning calligraphy on her own. She eventually connected with master calligrapher Bill Kemp for sessions of correspondence course-type instruction. This, along with other online classes and dedicated practice, helped to develop her traditional Copperplate/Engrosser’s style calligraphy.
Jodi’s professional career in software engineering gave her a natural orientation toward detail. Her lifelong “hobby career” in training horses and teaching riding skills gave her an understanding of how to break complex skills down into “bite-sized” pieces for a less intimidating learning experience, as well as a focus on self-assessment as a tool to develop increased skill refinement which she now brings to her calligraphy instruction.
Jodi currently serves as co-moderator for the 7,000+ member Facebook group “Copperplate Script For All” which focuses on traditional variations of the Copperplate script.
Cost: $40 for check or Paypal (see fine print below)
Questions? Contact Kristi Darwick
REGISTRATION: You must be a member both when you register and when the class is held. Pay by check or PayPal. No refunds.
Enrollment is limited to current paid 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. For prompt receipt of supply list and confirmation, your payment should arrive no later than two weeks before the workshop. Supply list will be provided within the week following receipt of your registration.
Please make check payable to SD SfC and mail to Kristi Darwick, 2455 Oakleaf Canyon Rd, Walnut, CA 91789-3435
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.
PRESENTER: ANDREA WUNDERLICH
SPONSORED BY SAN DIEGO CHAPTER
SAVE THE DATE!
About the workshop: "The Lindisfarne Gospels or book of Lindisfarne is, quite simple, one of the most beautiful and inspiring handwritten and illuminated books in the world, a landmark of human creative achievement and a testament of commitment and faith.“ Michelle P. Brown, Professor Emerita of Medieval Manuscript Studies, University of London
We will have a look at the book, learn about it´s history, explore the story behind. After that, let´s focus on the illuminated headings. We find out about the letterforms, we analyse, draw and discover their beauty.
Nothing can stop us then from creating our own alphabet, influenced by old and new letterforms, let all of this flow into contemporary design. Knowing the origins, we play and add some freshness & fancyness to create our own modern illumination.
www.andreawunderlich.com / instagram: wunderliche_welt
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