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CHERYL TASAKA – CASUAL BUILT UP CAPS
In this session, we will develop a process of designing capitals with a “casual, elegant” look. Using pencils and/or gray fine line markers, mono line letters are modified by adding weight, using serifs and variations. This lettering is useful when creating different layouts eg. vertical, horizontal, bouncing, stacking and blocks of lettering.
CAROLYNN DALLAIRE – MINI BOOKBINDING TREASURESConstruct several notebooks and a small accordian book using beautiful decorative papers, cardstock and heavier text papers. Basic binding structures will be learned. Each book will be completed in a decorative way.
WENDY COWLEY – WEAVER-STYLE WRITING
Gwen Weaver developed this style characterized by slanted ovals and a little added pressure on the down strokes. It is ideally suitable for both the pointed pen and coloured pencils. It can have very short ascenders and descenders or large flourished ones. There are nouppercase letters, so it is quick to learn.
BEV ALLEN – INTRODUCTION TO SACRED GEOMETRYSacred Geometry describes the Geometric Laws which create everything in the natural world. This introduction will explore simple shapes and ways to incorporate them into your lettering art.
CHRISTIANE LENZ – BRUSH WRITING
In this workshop we will explore the versatile pointed brush as a writing tool. We will practice some pressure and release strokes and create a basic script based on lower case italic that will allow for infinite variations. We will talk about different types of rushes for lettering,
VIOLET SMYTHE – CAPS ’N ROSES
Beautiful Drawn Caps complimented with those gorgeous turn of the 20th century influenced roses we all love! Arts and Crafts, as well as Art Nouveau, was heavily influenced by the fine arts and included stained glass, painting, bas relief and finely crafted wood and metal, both in architecture and interior design.
Think Charles Rennie MacIntosh or Dard Hunter… his is going to be a mash-up of styles!