"Copperplate calligraphy was devoloped in England duing the 18th Century, it is also called as Roundhand. The style gets its name ‘Copperplate’ because in the early days the scribe’s writing was transferred by an engraver, using a pointed tool called a burin, on to a plate made of copper. Printed sheets were then made from this plate. Copperplate is also the name of a style of calligraphic writing, using a sharp pointed nib instead of the flat nib used in most calligraphic writing. Calligraphy is admired for its fluidity and beauty. It is one the most popular styles used for social correspondence, invitations, and other communications requiring an elegant hand.
This will be a 4 hours workshop, you will be practicing the drills and exercises to train muscle memory as well as the basic strokes to write lower case and upper case and you will be also guided through how various letters are join together to create beautifully hand-written words and sentences.
There will calligraphy workbook, nib holder, pointed nib, ink bottle, Guide-sheet, tracing paper."
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