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Workshop: Carolingian with Penny Price

November 11 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

£25

SYNOPSIS:    

The Carolingian hand is a round hand with exaggerated ascenders and descenders and an x height of only 3 nib widths, giving a generous appearance to the script.


We shall look at an historical example, as found in Stan Knight’s book ‘Historical Scripts’ and then make a contemporary version to use to make either a Christmas card or a thank you card or a short piece of text. One suggestion is to collect some Acer palmatum leaves now, or similar delicate leaves, and press them ready to use in the class for printing. I have a limited supply of rollers and inks for your use. (You can use gouache to print with.) We shall start with a no. 2 nib and move to smaller nibs for the card.

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Workshop: Carolingian with Penny Price

Details

Date:
November 11
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
£25
Event Category:

Venue

Village Hall
Middle Lane
Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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