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Beautiful Lettering: Handlettering and Calligraphy Basics
January 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This is it! the Kijsa lettering class you have been asking for- full of info, instruction, encouragement, and most of all, fun!! Explore the basics of lettering from downstrokes and upstrokes to layouts and ligatures using brushes and different mediums. Kijsa will walk you step by step through lettering basics, encouraging you all the way. Beautiful lettering is something that comes with practice, but learning the correct basics, along with kijsa’s personal tips and tools of the trade, will open up a world for you to create, design, and perfect beautiful lettering.
Learn about different lettering tools & how they work for you. Explore these lettering options through worksheets and practice guides. Learn the difference between hand lettering and calligraphy. Learn tips on layout and design.
This course is broken up into sessions:
10am-11am : Lettering basics and practice sheets
11am-12pm: Brush lettering with traditional brush and waterbrush with watercolors
12pm-1pm: Break for lunch: light snacks, discussion
1pm-2pm: explore various lettering tools, layout and design tips
2pm-4pm practice & fun! Playtime!!
Through the lessons you will explore: Waterbrush with watercolors & inks, Brush lettering with acrylic paint, inks and liquid watercolor, and even try your hand with a calligraphy nib.
You will take home a goodie bag of Kijsa’s favorite lettering supplies, brushes & ink.
This is an overview class with lots of information to start you down the path of beautiful handlettering with tools of your choice!