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Ruling Pen Workshop with Rachel Yallop

21 April • 9:00 am22 April • 4:30 pm

Ruling Pen Techniques: Cola, Folded, and Pointed Ruling Pens

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The ruling pen is a very versatile tool, not least because it comes in more than one form: the folded, the pointed and the Cola pen. Even then, there are different shapes within these groups which affect the marks made.

In this class we will:

  • Look at the various tools and make a Cola pen
  • The ruling pen, of whichever sort makes a unique line. Pen manipulation and the position in the hand, forms a large part of this. This will be demonstrated and students will then experiment themselves .
  • Looking at the marks made, how to achieve  the splatter effect and instruction on how to enhance lines through touch-up
  • Practicing both formal and informal letter shapes – the ultimate contrast
  • Working on finished pieces: large multi-lined , textural letter, built up capitols, word design, or a combination of them all.
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Details

Start:
21 April • 9:00 am
End:
22 April • 4:30 pm
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Organizer

La Société des calligraphes

Venue

Collège Rosemont
6400 16e avenue
Montreal, QC H1X2S9 Canada
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