Paul Antonio Calligraphy Workshops

If you’ve ever wanted to get a better handle on how incorporate letterforms and calligraphy into your graphic design allowing you a better grasp on how letters are constructed, written and executed beautifully, this is for you!

You will gain a deeper understanding of balanced letterforms and decorative flourishing. This is a great opportunity to tackle your creativity both from a knowledge base and a practical side.

Join Paul Antonio, one of the Crown Office Scribes, for his upcoming Chicago Calligraphy Workshops. Paul has a broad knowledge base in both the Academic History of the Writing Systems the world over, and a deft practical understanding of calligraphy as a physical form. While on his US Tour, he will offer two different calligraphy workshops.

The Intermediate Workshop
October 22-23, 2016 10:00AM-6:00PM
Conference Chicago at University Center
525 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60605

The Intermediate Calligraphy workshop will focus on improving point pen and pointed brush accuracy for more accurate letters and improved letter and word spacing. It will also look at incorporating flourishes and give a deeper understanding of how a flourish is constructed both with pointed nibs and pointed brushes.

The Beginners Copperplate Workshop
October 24-25, 2016 10:00AM-6:00PM
The Newberry Library
60 W Walton St, Chicago, IL 60610

The Beginners Copperplate Workshop will look at his new theory on Copperplate script, making it a more easily accessible hand. The workshop will centre around accuracy, form and structure and how those combine to get good flow in the letters. The class will end with look unconventional surfaces and keeping shapes consistent.

Ticket Pricing:
$550 for a 2 full-day workshop experience may be purchased on Eventbrite

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When & Where
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 - Tue, Oct 25, 2016