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Learn the foundational strokes that make up the entire alphabet of script lettering. Starting with basic pressures of the pen, you’ll experience steady progress and confidence from connecting strokes into letters into words. A great foundation to learn proper letter forms before moving on to try trickier tools like metal nib pointed pen or watercolor brush calligraphy.
Learn the same foundational strokes of script lettering from the Brush Pen Basics class, but with a a real paint brush. Starting with basic pressures of the paint brush, you’ll experience steady progress from connecting strokes into letters into words. Learn basic watercolor techniques applied to lettering.
Learn the process of developing a quote, from concept to finish. Learn key principles of what makes a design strong in laying out multiple words. You’ll explore several concepts of a phrase of your choice, and you’ll experience the joy of finishing a complete concept.
Building on brush script lettering basic foundations, you’ll explore finding your own style. You’ll also learn the foundations of adding flourishes and ligatures (a fancy word for connecting letters in special ways, ooo lala!) You’ll also develop your eye for fine tuning common lettering errors. Prerequisite: Brush Pen Basics or Watercolor Brush Basics or equivalent experience.
Reflect on what your life is speaking, and write truth into your heart. Release the power of gratitude as you explore expressive lettering as a tool to recognize, honour, and celebrate all that is going on in your life. Leave with fresh perspective and courage to engage both the joyful and challenging times.
Set your intentions, craft your life vision, and connect with your values and dreams. Create a unique portable accordion style mini book as a powerful reminder of your vision. Leave with a renewed perspective and heart to embrace the season ahead with clarity, confidence, and intention.
Explore the power of words to bring life and healing, to our own hearts, to others and the world. You’ll use expressive lettering to write impactful affirmations and reminders for yourself and as a gift to others.
If you are hungry for God yet struggle with wandering lack of focus during prayer, come explore expressive lettering and journaling together with an ancient spiritual exercise called the Daily Prayer of Examen as a tool for reflecting on God’s movement in our lives in a focused way. This workshop is enjoyed most by faith-based fellowship groups, but is accessible and welcome to all spiritual seekers at various places in their faith journey.