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***MASTER PENMAN Barbara Calzolari - ALL LEVELS - dip + brush pen

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[ Master Penman Barbara Calzolari ]
We are excited and honoured to have Master Penman Barbara Calzolari to conduct two full day calligraphy workshops at KALO MAKE ART studio in April. She will be traveling all the way from Italy to Hong Kong especially for these workshops! 

The IAMPETH Master Penman Society (International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting) was created in 2001 to recognize members who had achieved a distinguished level of excellence in penmanship and the calligraphic arts. There are currently only 14 Master Penmen recognized by the IAMPETH in the world!

[ Workshop Info ]
Venue: Kalo Make Art Studio
Address: 18-20 Wyndham Street, Ivy House, Rm 201, Central, HK
Capacity: min. 6 students | max. 24 students
Language: English only

[ Meet and Greet ]
Friday, 22 April 2016 | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

The "Meet and Greet" is a private evening event for students who have signed up for the Saturday and/or Sunday workshop(s). Master Penman Barbara Calzolari will be introducing herself and sharing her calligraphy work. You will be able to see the photographic imagery of her masterpieces created for The Pope and other calligraphic works that are currently exhibited in Moscow Museum. She will also be answering your questions about calligraphy. Our "Meet and Greet" event is a perfect chance to get to know your teacher and her work before the workshop(s)!

[ Introduction to Engrosser's Script - dip pen ]
Saturday, 23 April 2016 | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (8 hours workshop + 1 hour lunch break)

This workshop introduces you to the art of Engrosser’s Script calligraphy. Engrosser’s Script uses slow, delicate, individual strokes to create letters, which is why it has been described by experts as ‘engraving on paper’. There is a focus on getting the slant, curvature and ovals all perfectly balanced. Engrosser’s Script gives you good foundations for understanding other calligraphy styles.

[ Content ]
At the Engrosser's Script workshop, you will:
• learn the basic strokes, capitals and minuscules of Engrosser's Script;
• understand the shape, slant, proportion, loops of Engrosser's Script;
• gain knowledge on how to connect letters and create the rhythm for Engrosser's Script.

[ Requirement ]
• Participants must have basic knowledge of dip pen calligraphy to attend.
• Participants must be 18 years old or above.

[ Materials ]
• Please bring along your oblique penholder (Basic oblique pens are available for purchase at the workshop.)
• All other materials will be provided.
• Students are welcome to bring your own lunch or go out during the lunch break.

[ Introduction to Brush Calligraphy - brush pen ]
Sunday, 24 April 2016 | 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (8 hours workshop + 1 hour lunch break)

Master Penman Barbara Calzolari is famous for her brush calligraphy and has even published a book "Corso di caligrafía' on the topic. This workshop will go over the basics and techniques of brush calligraphy style, and you will learn more about the the loops, shapes and ways to connect letters.

[ Content ]
At the workshop, you will:
• understand the different brush and ink tools suitable for brush calligraphy;
• learn the basic strokes, capitals and minuscules of brush calligraphy;
• gain knowledge on letter connection, spacing, shape, slant of brush calligraphy.

[ Requirement ]
• Participants must have basic knowledge of brush pen calligraphy to attend.
• Participants must be 18 years old or above.

[ Materials ]
• All materials will be provided.
• Students are welcome to bring your own lunch or go out during the lunch break.

[ Important Note ]
ALL SALES ARE FINAL, WORKSHOP FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERRABLE. It is highly recommended that you check your availability before signing up for the workshop(s) as seats are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

Thank you for choosing Kalo Make Art for your calligraphy experience!