21 Jun Four Mondays of Foundational Calligraphy with Randall Hasson
Sept 25, Oct 2, 9, 16 | 9:30am-12:30pm | Santa Fe. FOUNDATIONAL LETTERING & CALLIGRAPHY. For a beginning or beginning/intermediate student, this workshop will work with the analysis, structure and mechanics of a calligraphic hand called Foundational. We will begin with familiarizing ourselves with the characteristics of the letterform and use tools that facilitate ease of writing. We will also delve into the history and evolution of the chosen letterform, creating historical context for the style of writing and working with techniques and tools to modernize the hand to suit our own time, style and needs. Maximum students: 12. Online registration open until September 22. After that, call 505-954-4179 to register.
PARKING: Please park on Artisan’s side street, Maclovia.Receive 10% discount on art materials — Ask at front counter.
· Sakura “Pigma Calligrapher” marker pen, size 30
· Dip pen holders
· Speedball Nibs; style C sizes 0, 1, and 3.
· Walnut Ink
· Graph Paper, 11 X 17 Bond with 8 grid (4 is acceptable, 8 preferred)
· Speedball Textbook, 24th (Centennial) Edition (Optional)
For later sessions in the workshop:
· Arches Textwove paper, full sheet either 19×25 or 25×40
· Ruler and triangle for layout
· Soft eraser any brand
· 4h pencil
· Water containers for rinsing brushes and nibs.
Randall M. Hasson is an artist, calligrapher, instructor and speaker who has appeared on the faculty of Arts, Lettering Arts, and Educational Conferences in the United States, Canada and England. He is the author of articles on a variety of Art or Lettering Art related subjects. His most recently completed project was the 24th (Centennial) Edition of The Speedball Textbook, which he co-edited. He has spoken for the C.S. Lewis Foundation in Oxford England, and has appeared on the faculty of fifteen International Calligraphy conferences as a mainstage presenter and/or teacher with lecture topics covering Public Art, Art History, the Painting Process,Collaborative Art Projects, and the History of Writing including the recent invention of the ADLaM Alphabet which originated in western Africa. He is currently writing the history of Ross George, William Gordon and the Speedball story, due to be published in 2018.
Visit Randall’s website: www.randallhasson.wordpress.com
REGISTER for Workshop
(No Refunds after September 18th)