Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)
Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)

Refine Your Script: Intro to Engrosser's Script (dip pen)

Regular price HK$2,400.00 Sale price HK$5,500.00 Unit price per

Learn the fundamental principles on Engrosser's Script - a historical hand that was widely popular during the golden age of penmanship (late 1800s) in America. This course welcomes complete beginners or seasoned calligraphers.

Your instructor, Kalo is the first pen lady in Hong Kong to be awarded the Certificate of Proficiency in Engrosser's Script by the IAMPETH.

This is an 4 evening (8 hours total) beginner/improver course to Engrosser's Script, tailored for complete beginners who are curious about traditional style or seasoned calligraphers of any level to finesse their calligraphy skills.

Topic covers postures, pen grip, use of tools, warm up drills, principle strokes, movements, nib manipulation and shading techniques. You will learn to write the minuscules (lowercases) and majuscules (uppercases) individually. The course focuses on technical exercises to achieve consistency in sizes, forms and structure. Students will also receive constructive feedback on their homework to further improve their skills.

[ Dates ]
• 5 + 12 + 19 + 26 JAN (THUR) 2023 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

[ Info ]
Level: BEGINNER to IMPROVER - no experience in calligraphy
Venue: Wyndham Street, Central (5 mins walk from the MTR)
Language: English only

[ Workshop Fee ]
• FOR 1 SEAT: $2,400 fee + $350 materials
• FOR 2 SEATS: $4,600 fee (save $200) + $700 materials

> Materials includes a set of KMA calligraphy starter kit here per person

• BRING YOUR TOOL: $2,400 fee (per person)
> Bring your penholder and pointed nib to the workshops.

• DROP IN: $800 fee (per person per lesson)
> Drop in class of your chosen date, starter kit not included.

[ Course Curriculum ]
Take a look at the workshop video here

DAY 1

    1. History of Engrosser's Script
    2. Table Set Up
    3. Posture and Pen Grip
    4. Warm Up Exercises
    5. Principle Stroke
    6. Majuscules (uppercases)

DAY 2

    1. Use of Tools - Penholder + Nibs
    2. Nib Manipulation 
    3. Majuscules (uppercases)

DAY 3

    1. Use of Tools - Inks
    2. Concepts of Movement
    3. Principle Strokes
    4. Minuscules (lowercases)

DAY 4

    1. Use of Tools - Paper
    2. Pressure for Shading + Hairline
    3. Minuscules (lowercases)
    4. Appreciation of Historical Writing - original pieces from the 1800s will be presented for study
    5. Tricks + Tips

 

    [ Materials Included ]

    • 1 KMA tote bag value $150 here;
    • 1 KMA Calligraphy Starter Kit value $350 here;
    • 1 custom folder with your name calligraphy;
    • Handouts and Copysheets;
    • Feedback on your weekly homework;
    • Calligraphy tools are available for you to sample throughout the course.

    [ T & C ]
    • students must be aged 16 years or above.
    • no refund or no exchange of dates upon registration.
    • class size: min. 4, max 14 pax - class maybe cancelled if the min. does not meet, students can opt for a full refund or change to another workshop date.