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Joy & Ash Calligraphy

$125.00

ONLINE WORKSHOP - FLOURISHING LETTERFORMS (ENGROSSER'S SCRIPT ADD-ON)

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What is flourishing? Flourishing is a very beautiful and artistic way to bring out your letterforms, make it more appealing to the eye and make your finished project look outstanding! Flourishing allows the artist to produce graceful and beautiful curves on certain letter formations that is being created. The letters extend past the ridged type and the outcome is a more magnificent version of your finished artwork.

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This is an add-on option to your Romancing Letterforms Online Workshop.

Pre-requisite: Completion of Romancing Letterforms Online (or in-person) Workshop OR completion of an established Engrosser's / Copperplate Script Workshop is highly recommended.

Please inquire by emailing us first to see you qualify for this class.

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This course is created for the calligraphy enthusiast who has little to no knowledge of what flourishing is. This course is planned as per individual needs and based on the skill set.

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Course is 3 hours long (student and instructor chooses agreed upon time and date, which is flexible - e.g. 1 hour per day for 3 days).

This session includes the following:
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Learn about what supplies to use/not use.
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Muscle memory
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Learn which letters should or shouldn't be flourished
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Flourishing Majuscules
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Flourishing Miniscules
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Balance of artwork
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Rules of hairlines / shades
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Ovals in flourishing
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Techniques to enhance your skill

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You will need to provide the following:

A laptop, tablet or a smart phone, like an iPhone or iPad. (Bigger screen the better)
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Skype / Zoom will be used for session, so please have the app downloaded and installed on your device. (App is free)
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WiFi connection - please be aware that there may be some technical difficulties at times (i.e. audio difficulties, blurred screen time etc.), your patience is requested.

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Calligraphy materials will not be provided.

You will need to have on hand:

* Oblique Holder / Straight Holder

* Nibs (preferably Hunt 101 or Leonardt EF Principal) - if you don't have nibs, one can be mailed to you at a nominal charge.

* Ink (Walnut or Sumi ink is best)

* Guide sheets will be emailed to you prior to class starting. You will need to print these out on smooth white paper (preferably 32 lb. paper or similar to HP Premium Choice Laser Jet Paper)

* High-Resolution scans of demonstrations during the online session will be emailed to you [after every session] for your practice and reference.

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Terms & Conditions and all that other good stuff:

*There will be NO REFUNDS for classes purchased/booked.
Note: We reserve the right to refuse service.

*Price includes taxes and PayPal fees.