Pushing Pencils and Pulling Pens: Lettering Fundamentals
If you’ve only just started drawing letters this weekend course with veteran letterer and instructor Nils Lindstrom is ideal for learning the fundamentals.
Saturday is “Pen Day” with a short lecture on the history and evolution of letterforms. Nils will demonstrate the Old Style roman with flat-tipped pen and lead a one-on-one workshop with calligraphy pens.
Sunday is “Pencil Day” with a short lecture on drawing strategies. Following a demonstration, students will draw letters in Modern serif, sans serif, and script styles.
- Mechanical drafting pencil
- Calligraphy pen markers: 5.0 and 3.5
- Graph paper
- Tracing paper