Bone Script: Bookhand with a Twist
Thursday, July 8 at 9:00 AM CDT
Beginner – Intermediate
Lettering • Design
This contemporary letterform is known as BONE, because of the bone-like shape of the basic pen-manipulated stroke. BONE is a wonderful exercise in pen twisting and designing the spaces within and around the letters. The letters are fun to write and are the perfect casual choice for many creative projects. In this workshop, students will learn the script and explore its variations and expressive applications.
- You will need a wide “poster” pen about ½” wide, either Automatic (4, 4A or 5) or Horizon Brass Poster pen (1/2”, 3/8” or 5/8”).
- Pilot Parallel Pen 6mm
- Free flowing ink: Higgins Eternal, walnut or similar
- Layout bond paper that works with your ink. I like Gilbert Bond from John Neal Books 11×17
- Watercolor paintbox or a few colored inks, whatever you have for color blending
- A small 6-well palette.
- A few sheets of tracing paper
- Scissor, masking or artist tape, glue stick
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Sequence: Journey of Experimental Calligraphy
The Unconventional Pointed Pen
Drawing the Fibonacci Sequence
Beginning Copperplate Script
A Letter and a Rectangle
Ben Shahn Lettering
(M) Handwritten: The Art of Tattoo Lettering
(M) Learning to Sketch Out Celtic Knots
(M) A Meditative Calligraphy Technique
(M) Learn to Sketchnote!
Loosening Up With Calligraphy & Paint
CAROL MEASURES SCOTT
(M) Captivating Color in Calligraphy
The Empty Space, Womb of Shape
ELMO VAN SLINGERLAND
Broad-edged pen: Roman Capitals
Colorful Lettering Composition
Akim Variations and Long Compositions