In this workshop you will be introduced to Fraktur Calligraphy, also known as Gothic Calligraphy, focusing our attention on the lowercase alphabet,
guidelines, and historical context. You will also learn the difference between calligraphy, lettering and typography and view examples of contemporary applied works.
Spend 3 hours learning an analogue skill, surrounded by the amazing environment of Work-Shop Melbourne, in the heart of Fitzroy.
I learned calligraphy for the first time in 1996. After a long break working as a full time Graphic Designer, I went back to study calligraphy, typography and type design in Barcelona and New York City.
All my lettering projects start with my own calligraphy as a base. Writing letters teaches me how to look at letterforms and understand its rhythm and contrast.
My work is generally intricate: typography and colour play an important role in my design approach. You can have a look at my website for several examples of my work and also read an extensive biography about my professional trajectory in the about section.
I would definately recommend this class to anyone who has an interest in calligraphy. No prior experience was needed, the class was fun and the teacher was passionate.