Pen to Pixels
Mini-Class (3 Hours) – Available through AUG 31, 2021
All Skill Levels Welcome
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In this workshop I will show you a simple way to use freely available applications (GIMP and Inkscape) to create professional and pleasing compositions from the scans of your calligraphy.
I strongly recommend working along as it makes a difference in understanding how to use the various tools in both GIMP and Inkscape. You need to download and install both applications on your computer before the class. Both are available for Windows, OS X (Mac) and Linux.
The class handout will include scans we will use so we can all follow along using the same steps.
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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