Karen Daughtry - Calligraphy & Contemplation - June 10 and 17

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Karen Daughtry

Calligraphy & Contemplation – a 2-part class

Experience the beauty of calligraphy along with the peacefulness it can bring. Savor the present moment making conscious strokes using the broad-edged pen. Students will view some historical examples of beautiful writing and soak in the tradition of the ancient scribes. This introductory class will present a version of the Uncial hand of ancient Ireland, famously depicted in The Book of Kells. Suitable for beginners, left-handers, right-handers, and everyone who loves beautiful writing.

Cost – $60 Members, $90 Non-members (Dorchester Center for the Arts)

Live Zoom Class (no recording)

June 10 & June 17 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Eastern time

Supply List:

  • Pilot Parallel Pen 3.8mm (the green one) (FP67)
  • Black cartridges for the Parallel Pen (FP69)
  • Practice Paper: Plain 8-1/2 x 11” copier paper is OK for practice to start with (Recommended) Marker Paper (9x12”) (P32) OR Practice paper of your choice (P25)

Optional Supplies:

  • Drawing board (S690)
  • Pipettes (to refill cartridges) (S141)
  • Pelikan fount india ink (to refill cartridges) (I02)