This would be for people wanting to do formal calligraphy such as certificates and citations and also people who are interested in drawn lettering for typography or letter design.
v) begin using gouache or good quality stick ink and good quality paper (variety)
* Knight, Stan Historical Scripts, Oak Knoll Press 1998
|Copying a miniature from the Ashmole Bestiary (a postcard of it)
Everyone’s art experience is at a different level, but there is so much to choose from.
Anyway, it was traced to start with!
My Ideal Foundational Course – Capitals
*Edward Johnston, the Father of modern calligraphy. It is very interesting to study EJ’s work. He had such fabulous rhythm and lettering charisma that there was an overall consistency, but a hard act to follow or learn from. So read and enjoy, but learn from Ann Camp who taught in his tradition.
(Whoops – for the first early readers, & subscribers, they sneaked a peek at tomorrow’s blog & some beautiful work!!)