Colorado Calligraphers' Guild - Blackletter Basics: Minuscules & Majuscules Workshop - May 21-23

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John Neal Books is not hosting this class.

Colorado Calligraphers’ Guild presents

Blackletter Basics: Minuscules & Majuscules Workshop

with Tamer Ghoneim

May 21-23, 2021

9am-12pm MST


Members: $75, Non-members: $105 (includes one year CCG membership)

All levels welcome. Student maximum of 25. 

This is a live online Zoom workshop. This workshop will be recorded for future viewing.

Workshop Description

A complete, step-by-step walk-through of the unique minuscule and majuscule alphabet that has formed the foundation of Tamer’s internationally published and featured work. Tamer’s goal is to encourage people of all ages and skill levels to learn the rewarding art of blackletter calligraphy. He believes in using a positive, fun, and supportive teaching style that encourages and motivates students while learning, and inspires them to find joy and pride in their creative abilities. This course will provide students with all of the information and knowledge needed to immediately begin writing a beautiful blackletter hand.


Required Supplies for Workshop

  • Pilot Parallel Pen (FP67), recommended sizes 2.4 or 3.0, can also use size 3.8 or a comparable broad edge nib
  • Strathmore Calligraphy Paper, 8 1/2 x 11 (P83)


Suggested Supplies for Further Study

  • Pilot Parallel Calligraphy Pen Set (FP67-S4) or (FP67-S6)
  • Pilot Parallel Pen Assorted Ink Refill Packs (Black FP69 or Color FP70)
  • Strathmore Bristol Vellum (P85)
  • Strathmore Mixed Media Visual Journal (PA89)
  • Rolling Ruler 12" (S385)
  • Prismacolor Artgum Eraser (E14)
  • Pentel Click Eraser (E06)



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