Ah, the joy of centering your calligraphy projects. Well, it will be fun after this lesson. You will learn a few key techniques that will help you to successfully align your work while alleviating some frustrations that can come from creating a written masterpiece.
Take your calligraphy and lettering skills to new heights and mediums by working with chalk and a chalkboard! Learn how to go from concept to sketch and refined chalk art, and get nice n' dusty while you're at it. We'll put our personal spins on the project by highlighting a favorite local restaurant and our most beloved dishes in the design! Chalk is fun to work with because it's so versatile and easy to edit, unlike ink. Enjoy the flexibility this old-fashioned medium has to offer.
Have you ever thought about learning to bind or start book binding and felt overwhelmed by not just how many types there are out there, but by the supplies required to make some of them happen? I have one for you today, that is perfect for someone who wants to try binding without having to invest in a lot of tools or time.
There are many different types and techniques of binding and book binding available. They range from being simple to complex and have various looks and functionality. Many require supplies like boards, clamps, glue, cloth, etc. on top of the basic binding supplies. The most versatile of these is Japanese Stab Binding. It is a simple binding technique that requires just a handful of supplies. You can use any type or paper and even mix/match materials. The only requirement is that the material has to be cut to the same size. No folding or gluing required!
You can use this technique to create your own calligraphy or watercolor...
Being able to digitize your calligraphy is a vital skill to have if you want to start making reproductions of your work (like cards or wedding stationery!). Being able to drag your calligraphy, move script around, and even change the color will allow you to take your calligraphy to new places!
If you think painting with watercolor, acrylic, or oil-based paints is fun, wait until you try painting with walnut ink. It's a beautiful medium to work with and so versatile.
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After joining in on this class, you’ll be well equipped to beautifully create glass signage for your own personal needs, a sweet personalized gift, or even for your business or special event!
Do you have a creative passion or dream? Do you feel overwhelmed wondering where and how to start bringing it to reality? Or do you need help pinpointing what sort of goal you'd like to achieve in the first place?
Using tried and true methods that helped me create the business off my dreams, we will build a road map and vision board together to get you going down the right path towards successfully achieving your goal with clarity, confidence and calligraphy, too.
Note: Your goal doesn't have to be big and exciting. No goal is too small!
Now that we've learned how to make a Hanukkah card, let’s boost your confidence when it comes to writing Hebrew letters. In this class, Ezra Feller will teach you a foundational script, which will give you a better understanding of how the Hebrew letters are constructed, so that you will be able to give them your own personal touch. Anything goes, as long as the basic structure remains recognizable and legible. I will also show you one variation of each letter.
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There is nothing like taking your copperplate majuscules to the next level. In this class you will learn how to take a few of the foundational copperplate majuscule strokes, twist them just a little, and begin creating your own modern script.
Want to see our students' homework? Search the hashtag #kcaabcrelays on Instagram to see samples from this week's homework. Our students who participate in this challenge get entered into a drawing to win prizes.
After joining in on this class, you’ll be well equipped to create fun and stress-relieving coloring sheets for your own personal enjoyment, a sweet personalized gift, or even for your business needs!
(Please note that while this is a course geared toward digital lettering, you are by NO means expected to make costly purchases to participate. You are welcome to complete this project using monoline pens or markers...
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