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Calligraphy: The Italic Hand


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Calligraphy means 'beautiful writing.' In this class students learn the fundamentals of handling the tools of the calligrapher, see many examples of historical and contemporary fine writing and learn to understand and write the italic letterforms. The italic hand is an elegant Renaissance style also known as chancery cursive and running hand. Its graceful arching forms reflect the architecture of the time. Considered to be the height of refinement in its day, this classical hand remains among the most useful and beautiful for our modern purposes. Although this class is geared towards beginners, all levels are welcome. A materials list will be provided at registration. Supplies needed for this course include: a 6H pencil, Two HB pencils, a soft cotton rag, an 18" T square (preferably metal), a 30-60-90 triangle with one side at least 12" long, a small ruler, a vinyl eraser and drafting tape. The instructor will purchase pen nibs, holders, ink and paper which you can purchase from her directly. Please bring a $32 materials fee, payable to the instructor, to the first class.Students MUST enroll 5 business days prior to the course start date, the final day to register without paying a $15 late fee for all classes in Fall 2014 semester is September 22nd. Please click here to sign or create a student account.

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Please read: Supplies needed for this course include: a 6H pencil, Two HB pencils, a soft cotton rag, an 18" T square (preferably metal), a 30-60-90 triangle with one side at least 12" long, a small ruler, a vinyl eraser and drafting tape. The instructor will purchase pen nibs, holders, ink and paper which you can purchase from her directly. Please bring a $32 materials fee, payable to the instructor, to the first class. Students MUST enroll 5 business days prior to the course start date, the final day to register without paying a $15 late fee for all classes in Fall 2014 semester is September 22nd.
Class ID: 2675
Tuition: $440.00
Schedule Information:
DatesClass DaysTimesLocationInstructor(s)
10/1/2014-12/3/2014Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PMNew York, Foundation Building  Map Cara DiEdwardo 
Registration Closes On: October 1, 2014 12:00 AM



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