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@charlartscript in Singapore: Intermediate Copperplate Calligraphy - Uppercase

  • The Hive Lavender 1 Kallang Junction, Level 6 Singapore (map)
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Workshop Series: Calligraphy Weekend with Charlotte Xu in Singapore

Our Melbourne-based Calligrapher, @charlartscript, is visiting our team in Singapore in late July. During the 27th-28th July weekend, we have planned a series of calligraphy workshops conducted by Charlotte and the workshops are aimed at hobbyist and calligraphy learners that wish to further their skills. Our workshop series include 3 sessions which students can purchase each workshops individually or as a package:

  • Introduction to Copperplate x Lowercase

  • Intermediate Copperplate Script - Capital Letters

  • The Art of Flourishing

Workshop Details

Workshop Name: Intermediate Copperplate Calligraphy - Uppercase
Date & Day: 28th July 2019, Sunday
Time: 10am - 1pm
Location: Singapore, Central (TBA)
Teacher: Charlotte Xu (@Charlartscript)
Pre-requisite:

  1. No uppercase letter experience required

  2. Basic calligraphy experience required

Overview: Intermediate Copperplate Calligraphy - Uppercase

Majuscule (Capital letters) is one of the most struggled part in Copperplate calligraphy. In this workshop, Charlotte will be breaking down the entire uppercase alphabet from form to movement and execution. This hands-on class will involve plenty of one-on-one guidance to help each student correct their mistakes along the way.

You will be understanding majuscules from a different perspective and learn to gracefully add variations to your capital letters.

This class will also provide all the fundamental skills and knowledge leading up to the flourishing workshop.

Modules

  • Background on Majuscules

  • The line of Universal Beauty

  • Fundamental strokes of Majuscules

  • Breakdown of the uppercase alphabet

  • Manipulation of the pointed nib for execution of majuscule strokes

  • How to turn the fundamentals into variations

ALL MATERIALS (TAKE-HOME)

  • A pointed G nib

  • Walnut ink will be provided for use in class

  • In addition, there will be worksheets and practice paper provided

  • Light refreshments and drinks will be provided

  • Please bring your penholders that you normally use for regular practise

ARTIST INSTRUCTOR

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Charlotte Xu is a calligrapher based in Melbourne Australia. Her calligraphy works centers around classical Copperplate & Spencerian script. Today, she combines her eye for modern minimalistic style with her traditiona hand to create elegant bespoke stationeries and artworks for private weddings, corporate events and more.

Charlotte also heads Scribblers Collective Australia.