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Learn Modern Calligraphy and Brush Lettering with us in Manchester City Centre!

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Dec
17
Sat
Artsynibs in Singapore – Modern Calligraphy @ The Workroom SG
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

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This 3-hour power-packed class will see you learn the basics of modern calligraphy from holding the pen to letter forms. At the end of the session, you’ll channel your inner calligrapher and create an artwork with a quote of your choice. By then, you also get to add your own spin to what you’ve learnt!

Happy Holidays (December) – create your own gift tags and mini greeting cards

New Year’s Special (January) – customise Jan-Mar 2017 calendar in class, and receive the 2017 printable template PDF

 

Student’s materials:

  • Flex Nibs x 2 (Nikko G and 1 other nib, brand depends on stock availability)
  • Straight Holder x 1
  • Higgins Eternal Ink x 1 glass pot
  • Artsynibs’ class exercises
  • Guidesheets & papers
  • List of shops to get supplies
  • Clear Folder
  • Blank gift tags and mini greeting cards (for December)
  • Printed templates for Jan-Mar 2017 calendar & soft-copy of 2017 printable template PDF via email (for January)

 

Lesson Content:

  • Introduction to Modern Calligraphy
  • Warm Up
  • Strokes and Pressure
  • Practicing the Minuscules
  • Tracing out the Majuscules
  • Customising your take-home goodies
Jan
7
Sat
Artsynibs in Singapore – Modern Calligraphy @ The Workroom SG
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

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This 3-hour power-packed class will see you learn the basics of modern calligraphy from holding the pen to letter forms. At the end of the session, you’ll channel your inner calligrapher and create an artwork with a quote of your choice. By then, you also get to add your own spin to what you’ve learnt!

Happy Holidays (December) – create your own gift tags and mini greeting cards

New Year’s Special (January) – customise Jan-Mar 2017 calendar in class, and receive the 2017 printable template PDF

 

Student’s materials:

  • Flex Nibs x 2 (Nikko G and 1 other nib, brand depends on stock availability)
  • Straight Holder x 1
  • Higgins Eternal Ink x 1 glass pot
  • Artsynibs’ class exercises
  • Guidesheets & papers
  • List of shops to get supplies
  • Clear Folder
  • Blank gift tags and mini greeting cards (for December)
  • Printed templates for Jan-Mar 2017 calendar & soft-copy of 2017 printable template PDF via email (for January)

 

Lesson Content:

  • Introduction to Modern Calligraphy
  • Warm Up
  • Strokes and Pressure
  • Practicing the Minuscules
  • Tracing out the Majuscules
  • Customising your take-home goodies
Jan
14
Sat
Artsynibs in Singapore – Brush Lettering @ The Workroom SG
Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Brush Lettering for Beginners

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This 3-hour fun, fun class will see you learn the basics of brush calligraphy from holding the pen to letter forms. You’ll be learning the basics and create your own lettering works of art the end of your class!

Happy Holidays (December) – handletter custom greetings on brown wrapping paper and Christmas baubles

New Year’s Special (January) – customise Jan-Mar 2017 calendar in class, and receive the 2017 printable template PDF

 

Student’s materials:

  • Pentel Touch pen – Black
  • Pentel Aquash pen
  • Dr Ph Martin’s Iridescent Ink Copperplate Gold or Brass (depends on stock availability)
  • Artsynibs’ class exercises
  • Guidesheets & papers
  • List of shops to get supplies
  • Clear Folder
  • Brown wrapping paper & Christmas baubles (for December)
  • Printed templates for Jan-Mar 2017 calendar & soft-copy of 2017 printable template PDF via email (for January)

 

Lesson Content:

  • Introduction to Brush Calligraphy
  • Warm Up
  • Strokes and Pressure
  • Practicing the Minuscules
  • Tracing out the Majuscules
  • Customising your take-home goodies!

 

Feb
11
Sat
Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Workshop – [SOLD OUT] @ Ziferblat
Feb 11 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Workshop

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This workshop is designed for those piqued by the art of calligraphy and specially tailored to beginners who wish to explore this art of writing with a pointed pen.

Taking a modern spin, you will enjoy a 3 hour workshop learning about the basics of modern calligraphy consisting of handling a pointed pen, drills, letter forms and finally be well equipped to create a simple artwork at the end of the session. The class is held in the vibrant Northern Quarter in Manchester city centre. Each workshop is intentionally kept small for optimal attention given to each participant.

Course fee includes refreshments, and a specially curated starter kit which we’ve recently upgraded – nib holder, nibs, a pen rest, a bottle of ink, guide sheets and more!

  • Level: Beginner
  • Date: 11 February 2017, Saturday
  • Time: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • Venue: Ziferblat, Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HW
  • Price: £59

 

– Warm Up
– Strokes and Pressure
– Practising the Minuscule
– Practising the Phrases
– Design and Layout
– Create Something Awesome

 

Terms & Conditions:
– Course fee includes light refreshments (cakes, sandwiches), drinks and a carefully curated starter kit.
– Confirmation of seat upon payment received.
– Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to accept or decline the registration of any participant for any reason, without explanation.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to amend or adjust the date, time, venue, content, fees, or instructor of any scheduled course, session, workshop, talk or event.
– In the event of a no-show, late turn arrival or inability to stay through the entire workshop, no refund will be granted. 
– Should the workshop be cancelled or shortened, Artsynibs will perform all refunds within 5 working days.
Feb
18
Sat
Brush Lettering for Beginners @ Artisan
Feb 18 @ 10:45 am – 1:45 pm

PentepaDrawing inspiration from typography and calligraphy, this workshop is a creative middle ground for those who wish to combine the old and the new.

A curriculum created for beginners, this cosy class will enjoy 3 hours of learning to handle the brush pens like the Pentel Touch and Pentel Aquash Water Brush, strokes, swells, letter forms and design planning. By the end, you will be well equipped to carry on your brush lettering practice independently in terms of tools and knowledge.

Course fee includes refreshments, and a specially curated starter kit that includes – various brush pens, ink, guide sheets and more!

  • Level: Beginner
  • Date: 18 February 2017, Saturday
  • Time: 10:45am – 1:45 pm
  • Venue: Artisan (The Avenue, 18-22 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BZ)
  • Price: £55

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Course Content:

1. Introduction to Brush Lettering
– What is it?
– Introduction to various tools.

2. Warm Up
– Loosening your muscles with lines and ovals

3. Curves and Pressure
-Understanding the brush.
– Creating thick and thin lines.
– Mastering underturns and overturns.

4. Practise the Minuscule
– Combining various strokes to create letter forms.

5. Design and Layout
– Create Something Awesome.

 

 

Terms & Conditions:
– Course fee includes light refreshments (cakes, sandwiches), drinks and a carefully curated starter kit.
– Confirmation of seat upon payment received.
– Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to accept or decline the registration of any participant for any reason, without explanation.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to amend or adjust the date, time, venue, content, fees, or instructor of any scheduled course, session, workshop, talk or event.
– In the event of a no-show, late turn arrival or inability to stay through the entire workshop, no refund will be granted. 
– Should the workshop be cancelled or shortened, Artsynibs will perform all refunds within 5 working days.
Mar
4
Sat
Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Workshop – SOLD OUT @ Manchester City Centre
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Workshop

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This workshop is designed for those piqued by the art of calligraphy and specially tailored to beginners who wish to explore this art of writing with a pointed pen.

Taking a modern spin, you will enjoy a 3 hour workshop learning about the basics of modern calligraphy consisting of handling a pointed pen, drills, letter forms and finally be well equipped to create a simple artwork at the end of the session. The class is held in the vibrant Northern Quarter in Manchester city centre. Each workshop is intentionally kept small for optimal attention given to each participant.

Course fee includes refreshments, and a specially curated starter kit which we’ve recently upgraded – nib holder, nibs, a pen rest, a bottle of ink, guide sheets and more!

  • Level: Beginner
  • Date: 4 March 2017, Saturday
  • Time: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • Venue: Ziferblat ,23 Edge St, Manchester M4 1HW
  • Price: £59

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Course Content:

– Warm Up
– Strokes and Pressure
– Practising the Minuscule
– Practising the Phrases
– Design and Layout
– Create Something Awesome

 

Terms & Conditions:
– Course fee includes light refreshments (cakes, sandwiches), drinks and a carefully curated starter kit.
– Confirmation of seat upon payment received.
– Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to accept or decline the registration of any participant for any reason, without explanation.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to amend or adjust the date, time, venue, content, fees, or instructor of any scheduled course, session, workshop, talk or event.
– In the event of a no-show, late turn arrival or inability to stay through the entire workshop, no refund will be granted. 
– Should the workshop be cancelled or shortened, Artsynibs will perform all refunds within 5 working days.
Modern Calligraphy for Improvers – Style Creation @ Manchester City Centre
Mar 4 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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Up your calligraphy game with flourishing and your very own set of alphabet exemplar. This workshop is designed to build on the basics you’ve learnt or picked up. Further express your creativity with the art of beautiful writing as we look at how to develop your own style.

Course fee includes refreshments, and a specially curated starter kit that includes – 2 Nibs, a pot of walnut ink, a pot of gold ink, guide sheets and more! Please bring your own (straight/oblique) holder.

  • Level: Intermediate (You should have attended an Introduction Workshop or a fairly good grasp of the straight holder)
  • Date: 4 March 2017, Saturday
  • Time: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Venue: Ziferblat ,23 Edge St, Manchester M4 1HW
  • Price: £69 

Course Outline

  1. Warm Up
  2. Drills
  3. Revisiting the Basic Strokes
  4. Exploring Various Styles
  5. Create Your Own Exemplar

 

Terms & Conditions:
– Course fee includes light refreshments (cakes, sandwiches), drinks and a carefully curated starter kit.
– Confirmation of seat upon payment received.
– Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to accept or decline the registration of any participant for any reason, without explanation.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to amend or adjust the date, time, venue, content, fees, or instructor of any scheduled course, session, workshop, talk or event.
– In the event of a no-show, late turn arrival or inability to stay through the entire workshop, no refund will be granted. 
– Should the workshop be cancelled or shortened, Artsynibs will perform all refunds within 5 working days.
Apr
1
Sat
Intro to Modern Calligraphy Workshop – Dip Pen @ Manchester City Centre
Apr 1 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Introduction to Modern Calligraphy Workshop

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This workshop is designed for those piqued by the art of calligraphy and specially tailored to beginners who wish to explore this art of writing with a pointed pen.

Taking a modern spin, you will enjoy a 3 hour workshop learning about the basics of modern calligraphy consisting of handling a pointed pen, drills, letter forms and finally be well equipped to create a simple artwork at the end of the session. The class is held in the vibrant Northern Quarter in Manchester city centre. Each workshop is intentionally kept small for optimal attention given to each participant.

Course fee includes refreshments, and a specially curated starter kit which we’ve recently upgraded – nib holder, nibs, a pen rest, a bottle of ink, guide sheets and more!

  • Level: Beginner
  • Date: 1 April 2017, Saturday
  • Time: 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm
  • Venue: Manchester City Centre – Location TBC
  • Price: £59

Course Content:

– Warm Up
– Strokes and Pressure
– Practising the Minuscule
– Practising the Phrases
– Design and Layout
– Create Something Awesome

 

Terms & Conditions:
– Course fee includes light refreshments (cakes, sandwiches), drinks and a carefully curated starter kit.
– Confirmation of seat upon payment received.
– Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to accept or decline the registration of any participant for any reason, without explanation.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to amend or adjust the date, time, venue, content, fees, or instructor of any scheduled course, session, workshop, talk or event.
– In the event of a no-show, late turn arrival or inability to stay through the entire workshop, no refund will be granted. 
– Should the workshop be cancelled or shortened, Artsynibs will perform all refunds within 5 working days.
May
13
Sat
Modern Calligraphy with Watercolour – Dip Pen @ Manchester City Centre
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Modern Calligraphy with Watercolour

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This workshop is designed for those piqued by the art of calligraphy and specially tailored to beginners who wish to explore this art of writing with a pointed pen.

Taking a modern spin, you will enjoy a 3 hour workshop learning about the basics of modern calligraphy consisting of handling a pointed pen, drills, letter forms and finally be well equipped to create a simple artwork with some watercolour blending at the end of the session.

Course fee includes refreshments, and a specially curated starter kit which we’ve recently upgraded – nib holder, nibs, a pen rest, 2 pots of ink, guide sheets and more!

  • Level: Beginner
  • Date: 13 May 2017, Saturday
  • Time: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • Venue: Ziferblat, 23 Edge Street, M4 1HW
  • Price: £65

Reserve your spot now!

Course Content:

– Warm Up
– Strokes and Pressure
– Practising the Minuscule
– Practising the Phrases
– Design and Layout
– Create Something Awesome

 

Terms & Conditions:
– Course fee includes light refreshments (cakes, sandwiches), drinks and a carefully curated starter kit.
– Confirmation of seat upon payment received.
– Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to accept or decline the registration of any participant for any reason, without explanation.
– Artsynibs reserves full rights to amend or adjust the date, time, venue, content, fees, or instructor of any scheduled course, session, workshop, talk or event.
– In the event of a no-show, late turn arrival or inability to stay through the entire workshop, no refund will be granted. 
– Should the workshop be cancelled or shortened, Artsynibs will perform all refunds within 5 working days.
May
30
Tue
Brush Lettering for Beginners – LDN @ Fabriano Boutique
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Drawing inspiration from typography and calligraphy, this workshop is a creative middle ground for those who wish to combine the old and the new.

A curriculum created for beginners, this cosy class will enjoy 3 hours of learning to handle the brush pens like the Pentel Pocket Brush and Colour Brushes, strokes, swells, letter forms and design planning. By the end, you will be well equipped to carry on your brush lettering practice independently in terms of tools and knowledge.

  • Level: Beginner
  • Date: 30 May 2017, Tuesday
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm
  • Venue: Fabriano Boutique (43 Marylebone High St, Marylebone, London W1U 5HE)
  • Price: £69

To Register:
Email: faboutique22@fabriano.com
Tel: +44 2074873728

 

Course Content:

1. Introduction to Brush Lettering
– What is it?
– Introduction to various tools.

2. Warm Up
– Loosening your muscles with lines and ovals

3. Curves and Pressure
-Understanding the brush.
– Creating thick and thin lines.
– Mastering underturns and overturns.

4. Practise the Minuscule
– Combining various strokes to create letter forms.

5. Design and Layout
– Create Something Awesome.