Semi-private courses, beginner level
- Introduction to illumination
Letterforms, tools, layout. Advanced levels will do refinement exercises, and will explore variations. Diverses styles (italic, gothic, uncial, etc) will be taught during the season. Mai 2018: Italic.
Introductory course on calligraphy: the art of tracing letters. We invite you to discover how to use ink and penholder while exploring letterforms. No previous experience necessary, welcome to all!
Learn to create text with origami architecture. The origami architecture is a 3D technique of geometrical patterns, letters or other objects obtained with cutting and folding. The technique is similar to pop-up images. The process is specific as it uses a sole sheet of paper (usually white). These white paper shapes allow for a captivating play of shadow and light.
This 2-day workshop features a bref history of gothic calligraphy, analysis of historical and contemporary examples, a review of the required material, basic strokes practice, and the learning of the lowercase and uppercase Fractura alphabet. Cost is $150, which includes a 35-pages instruction manual. A cost of around 33$ should be allowed for the calligraphy material.
A weekend workshop for beginners available on request. Flexible schedule for advanced levels, follow-ups and technique refining.
Inspired by the river that divides but over which we build bridges, this project has for theme the meetings, exchanges and the sharing between people of two shores.