Copperplate, or English Roundhand, is an elegant, graceful 18th-century pointed pen script. In this detailed introduction to Copperplate, students learn to use the flexible pointed pen and follow a step-by-step sequence covering basic strokes, minuscules, spacing, letter connections, capitals and numbers. This workshop is primarily for students who have had no experience with Copperplate, but those wishing an in-depth review of the basics of the alphabet are welcome.
Copperplate is one of the most popular styles of calligraphy in use today. It is used for invitations, place cards, envelopes, and documents, as well as for fine-art calligraphy.
• 2 Nikko G, 2 Tachikawa G
• Sumi ink
• Speedball oblique holder
• Smooth practice paper
• Lunch and snacks
Please note that this is a TWO day workshop. Class is from 10.00AM to 5.00PM, with breaks in between.
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Class sizes are kept small (max. 16 participants) in order to allow hands-on instruction. Make sure you register soon to secure your spot!
*All confirmed/paid slots are non-refundable but transferrable.
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Eleanor Winters has been an active participant in the international calligraphy movement for nearly 40 years. A commercial as well as fine-art calligrapher, she is the author of five calligraphy books: Calligraphy in Ten Easy Lessons (Dover Publications, 1984), Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy (Dover Publications, 1989), Calligraphy For Kids (Sterling Publishing, 2004),
1-2-3 Calligraphy (Sterling Publishing, 2006) and Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy (Dover, 2011). Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy has also been published in Chinese and Spanish language editions.
She served as Director of the Calligraphy Workshop in New York City for 25 years, taught as a Professor of Art at Long Island University form 1990 – 2005, and is currently on the faculty of the New York Society of Scribes Calligraphy School. She teaches workshops in the US and Europe and has visited Asia as a calligraphy instructor numerous times, including workshops in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta in 2014, 2015 and 2016, and in Taiwan, Manila and Bangkok in 2017. Her 2018 Asian Teaching Tour includes workshops in Hong Kong, Manila, Singapore and Korea.
Eleanor divides her time between New York City and Paris.