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Classic Italic Calligraphy

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learn to create beautiful Classic Italic Calligraphy with broad-edge pens, ink, and gouache. Participants will make colorful eye-catching botanical shapes and basic calligraphic designs, and leave with their own framed project, a custom-made calligraphy art kit, and the knowledge and confidence to produce calligraphic masterpieces. This six-hour workshop covers topics such as selection and use of supplies; work area set up; ergonomics for calligraphers; guideline production; creation of classic Italic basic strokes, letters, numbers, and punctuation symbols; spacing; practice methods; and the creation of colorful botanical embellishments. Open to beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Please bring your own sack lunch.

Fee: $100 ($90 member) Registration closes 24 hours before start. No walk-ins will be admitted.

Instructor: Anne Posner, calligrapher, teacher and artist; calligrapher for the U.S. Olympic Committee, U.S. State Department in Norway, artist for NATO Headquarters, Allied Forces Central Europe.

Register for January 25


January 25
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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