Debby Reelitz - Learning Italic Calligraphy - Jan 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21

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Learning Italic Calligraphy

Debby Reelitz


Live (Also recorded for later viewing)

Jan 17, 24, 31; Feb 7, 14, 21, 2023

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern


Skill Level: Intermediate


This six-week course will introduce the fundamentals of the italic lettering style: branching, pen angle, letter height, capitals, and pen manipulation–all those elements that make Italic the hallmark style of calligraphy. As a means of opening the door to the vast possibilities of calligraphic design, we will write with a metal nib and progress through three sizes of nibs and letter size. We will also incorporate gold ink into our designs, explore numerous papers and apply basic design principles. Each class will include a project and culminate in a signature-style book.


Class Cost: $161 USD (includes class packet of handouts)


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Supply List:

  • S1000. Coliro gold pan
  • N02. Brause nibs 5 mm, 2 mm, 1 mm – Qty 2
  • BR26. Winsor Newton Sceptre gold brush # 2 size
  • S934. Dinky dip square holder
  • H39. Double ended wooden nib holder – Qty 2
  • S86. Magic rub eraser
  • S141. Pipet for moving ink and water – Qty 2-4
  • I84. Gum arabic
  • S106. Crocus Cloth (for nib sharpening)