Susan Ito - Herculaneum: First-Century Cursive Inspired by Sandy Diamond - July 31

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Herculaneum: First-Century Cursive Inspired by Sandy Diamond

With Susan Ito 

LIVE class, but Will be recorded and available for watching later on. 

Saturday, July 31, 2021 10:00 – 1:00 PDT 

Sandy Diamond was one of the most prolific calligraphers of the 1980s, and this was one of her signature hands. Delicate, ancient and versatile, this is a lovely hand to add to your repertoire.

In this class, we will review the historical origins of this hand, inspired by the rustic capitals found in the ruins of Herculaneum, a city which perished in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius around the year 817. (note: it also inspired the font Herculanum)

We will use historical and modern exemplars as well as many images from Sandy’s own work to learn and practice this majuscule alphabet, including numerals. 

 

Supply List:

  • BORIS LAYOUT PAD 50 SHEETS (P09-50)
  • CANSON ARTIST TRACING PADS (P112)
  • HIGGINS ETERNAL INk (I08)
  • BRAUSE CALLIGRAPHY NIBS - .5 or .75 size (N02) 
  • MAHOGANY PEN HOLDER (or any holder of your choice) (H62)
  • NIKKO G NIB (N113)
  • ZEBRA G NIB (N118)