Calligraphy Techniques and Application
April 11, 2019 – April 14, 2019
In this workshop students learn the art of round hand foundational calligraphy through demonstration and practice. The emphasis is on good writing posture and choosing the right pen nibs and paper. Participants will practice with various types of pens with ink and gouache. You will also learn how to produce good page layout and design and how to achieve the correct pen nib angle to produce constant flow and rhythm. Students should bring to class a chosen poem or favorite quotation which will be the subject of a finished project. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $400
Derick Tickle is a native of England where he studied calligraphy and illumination at the Reigate College of Art and Design. He now lives in Asheville, North Carolina and teaches calligraphy and illumination classes at the John C. Campbell Folk School, the Blue Ridge Community College and ABTech. Tickle is a member of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators and has taught calligraphy workshops in England and New Zealand.
In order to complete your registration, a $300 deposit is required.