Oct
4
to Oct 8

Eleanor Winters' Calligraphy Workshop in Bangkok

Eleanor Winters' Calligraphy Workshop in Bangkok
4th - 8th October 2017

Eleanor Winters while signing her "Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy A Step - by - Step Manual" 

Eleanor Winters while signing her "Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy A Step - by - Step Manual" 

It is such a great opportunity to announce that Eleanor Winters, the author of the all time best seller Calligraphy manual "Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy A Step - by - Step Manual"   will be teaching Black Letters, Gothicized Italic, Copperplate, and Copperplate Flourishing in Bangkok !

  • Basic Blackletter : Textura (1-day Program) October 4th, 2017, 10.00 - 17.00
  • Gothicized Italic (1-day Program) October 5th, 2017, 10.00 - 17.00
  • (SOLD OUT) Copperplate Flourishing (1-day Program) October 6th, 2017, 10.00 - 17.00
  • Copperplate Bootcamp (2-day Program) October 7th - 8th, 2017, 10.00 - 17.00

20 seats only per class

BASIC BLACK LETTER:  TEXTURA   Textura, the classical Gothic script of Germany, France and the other northern European countries, flourished in the 12th through 15th centuries.  Simple and precise, it is the basis of many of the subsequent Gothic forms of calligraphy, including the contemporary  Gothicized Italic  script.  Textura is also an important introduction to the calligraphy of many of the finest illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages.  In this workshop, we will learn the characteristic forms of this ancient script and then will practice a looser, more informal approach to this most precise of all alphabets.  This is a workshop in minuscules only.

BASIC BLACK LETTER:  TEXTURA

Textura, the classical Gothic script of Germany, France and the other northern European countries, flourished in the 12th through 15th centuries.  Simple and precise, it is the basis of many of the subsequent Gothic forms of calligraphy, including the contemporary Gothicized Italic script.  Textura is also an important introduction to the calligraphy of many of the finest illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages.  In this workshop, we will learn the characteristic forms of this ancient script and then will practice a looser, more informal approach to this most precise of all alphabets.  This is a workshop in minuscules only.

GOTHICIZED ITALIC    is a modern Black Letter script that combines the grace and legibility of Italic with the density and ornamental qualities of Gothic calligraphy.  Based on Edward Johnston's "Black Italic", this alphabet can be used as a contemporary substitute for the hard-to-read Gothic scripts of the middle Ages.  Gothicized Italic is a minuscule alphabet that can be combined successfully with various capital letter styles.  It is one of the most beautiful variations on the ever-popular Gothic calligraphic styles.

GOTHICIZED ITALIC is a modern Black Letter script that combines the grace and legibility of Italic with the density and ornamental qualities of Gothic calligraphy.  Based on Edward Johnston's "Black Italic", this alphabet can be used as a contemporary substitute for the hard-to-read Gothic scripts of the middle Ages.  Gothicized Italic is a minuscule alphabet that can be combined successfully with various capital letter styles.  It is one of the most beautiful variations on the ever-popular Gothic calligraphic styles.

(SOLD OUT) COPPERPLATE FLOURISHING   The addition of flourishes to a page or even a line of Copperplate adds an individual decorative quality to the alphabet.  Through a series of pencil exercises and simple drawing techniques, students are introduced to some of the basic forms and patterns of 18th century Copperplate flourishes and cartouches.  In this workshop, students learn to choose how, when and where to use flourishing in order to create a visually exciting layout.

(SOLD OUT) COPPERPLATE FLOURISHING

The addition of flourishes to a page or even a line of Copperplate adds an individual decorative quality to the alphabet.  Through a series of pencil exercises and simple drawing techniques, students are introduced to some of the basic forms and patterns of 18th century Copperplate flourishes and cartouches.  In this workshop, students learn to choose how, when and where to use flourishing in order to create a visually exciting layout.

    COPPERPLATE BOOTCAMP   This workshop provides an in-depth review of the basics, with an emphasis on improving skills, exploring letter variations and developing an understanding of positive and negative space by focusing on "spacing," the essential element that separates beginners from more skilled calligraphers.  We will discuss some of the rules that can be broken -- or stretched -- and others that cannot.  The aim of the class is for Copperplate calligraphers at all levels not only to improve their personal skill level, but to develop the ability to move forward through informed practice and self-critique.

 

COPPERPLATE BOOTCAMP

This workshop provides an in-depth review of the basics, with an emphasis on improving skills, exploring letter variations and developing an understanding of positive and negative space by focusing on "spacing," the essential element that separates beginners from more skilled calligraphers.  We will discuss some of the rules that can be broken -- or stretched -- and others that cannot.  The aim of the class is for Copperplate calligraphers at all levels not only to improve their personal skill level, but to develop the ability to move forward through informed practice and self-critique.

Price & Payment


Basic Blackletter : Textura : 6,900 Baht (including nib, ink, guide sheets, handouts, 2 coffee breaks and lunch) Please bring your favorite straight pen holder or buy one at the workshop.
**EARLY BIRD : 6,000 Baht (purchase within Aug 31st, 2017)

Gotichized Italic : 6,900 Baht (including nib, ink, guide sheets, handouts, 2 coffee breaks and lunch) Please bring your favorite straight pen holder or buy one at the workshop.
**EARLY BIRD : 6,000 Baht (purchase within Aug 31st, 2017)

(SOLD OUT) Copperplate Flourishing : 6,900 Baht (including nib, ink, guide sheets, handouts, 2 coffee breaks and lunch) Please bring your favorite oblique pen holder or buy one at the workshop.
**EARLY BIRD : 6,000 Baht (purchase within Aug 31st, 2017)

Copperplate Bootcamp 13,500 Baht (including nib, ink, guide sheets, handouts, 2 coffee breaks and lunch) Please bring your oblique holder or buy one at the workshop.
**EARLY BIRD : 11,500 Baht (purchase within Aug 31st, 2017)

*** Special price for those who attend all 4 workshops and purchase within Aug 31st, 2017 : 26,000 Baht ***

Payment Method:  Bank deposit of full amount (bank account detail will be e-mailed within 24 hrs. after registration) Your slot will only be confirmed after your payment. Reservation of slot is only valid for five (5) working days.

International Participants may pay via PayPal account with additional fee.

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About Eleanor Winters

Eleanor Winters has been an active participant in the international calligraphy movement for more than three decades. A commercial as well as fine-art calligrapher, she is the author of five calligraphy books:

  • Calligraphy in Ten Easy Lessons (Dover Publications, 1984),
  • Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy (Dover, 1989),
  • Calligraphy for Kids (Sterling Publishing , 2004),
  • 1-2-3 Calligraphy (Sterling Publishing, 2006),
  • and Italic and Copperplate Calligraphy (Dover, 2011).

She is currently working on her next book, Remembering the Children, a collection of calligraphic paintings commemorating the children deported from Paris during World War II who died in the Nazi concentration camps.

She served as Director of the Calligraphy Workshop in New York City for 25 years, taught as a Professor of Art at Long Island University from 1990 – 2005, and is currently on the faculty of the New York Society of Scribes calligraphy program. She teaches workshops in the US and Europe and has visited Asia as a calligraphy instructor numerous times, including two month-long teaching trips in 2014 and 2015. As a fine art calligrapher, Eleanor has exhibited her work in museums and galleries in the US and Europe. She divides her time between New York and Paris.


Workshop Venue

Lit Bangkok Hotel , Function Room
36/1 Kasem Sant 1 Alley, Wangmai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
BTS : National Stadium Station
Car Park : Available at the Hotel, ONE WAY ROAD, accessible only from Phayathai Road, near Hua Chang Bridge.

INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS may find accommodations near by as follow:
1. Lit Bangkok Hotel and Residence
2. Patumwan House
3. Reno Hotel
4. A-ONE Inn
5. Hotel Ibis Bangkok Siam

 
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Apr
13
to Apr 17

Spencerian Saga Asian Tour by Master Penman Michael Sull in Bangkok

It is such a great opportunity to announce that Master Penman Michael Sull will be teaching his beloved Spencerian, Offhand Flourishing and Ornamental Penmanship in Bangkok !

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Spencerian Saga Asian Tour 2017 by Master Penman Michael Sull
April 13th - 17th 2017 at Lit Hotel Bangkok

  • Offhand Flourishing (1-day Program) April 13th, 2017, 10.00 - 17.00
  • Beginning Spencerian (2-day Program)  April 14th - 15th, 2017, 10.00 - 17.00
  • Advanced Spencerian (Ornamental Penmanship) (2-day Program)  April 16th - 17th, 2017, 10.00 - 17.00

    20 seats only per class

Offhand Flourishing Workshlp: Although the letters and words of American penmanship created the legendary writing styles of the Golden Age of Penmanship, it was the dramatic, delicate and complex designs of Off-Hand Flourishing that captured the attention of everyone who wanted to become skilled in decorative handwriting. In our workshop, students will be introduced to the patterns of this remarkable writing technique, from simple cartouches to bird designs that seem ready to fly off of the page. Techniques of compound curvature, multiple and spiraling curves, and the secret of Superscription will be brought to life by Master Penman Michael Sull. Original specimens of vintage flourishing and Ornamental penmanship will be on hand for study. 

Beginning Spencerian Workshop : Beginning with an overview of the fundamental principles of movement, curvature, contrast and variability, emphasis on the correct use of the hand and arm muscles, proper posture, pen, points, ink and paper position will be explained in detail. Thorough instruction in the lowercase and capital letters, followed by student practice with Cross-Drill exercises, single letters, words and sentences will give each student a comprehensive introduction to this unique form of vintage penmanship. As an added benefit, Michael will have a rare scrapbook of original penmanship specimens from the famous Master Penmen to share with the students throughout the workshop. Michael's handmade oblique penholders, as well as other supplies will be available for purchase. Come join us for this very special opportunity to learn this amazing style of 19th century handwriting! Handouts will be also provided.

Ornamental Penmanship (Advanced Spencerian) Workshop: After the steel pen point was introduced in the second half of the 19th century, penmen delighted in transforming Spencerian Script into a highly decorative handwriting style that became known as Ornamental Penmanship. Dramatic shading of capital letters, multiple ovals and curves that twisted and turned, highly elaborate flourishing of both the lowercase and capitals and the addition of delicate non- lettering patterns such as plume, quill, scroll, cartouche and bird designs combined to make Ornamental Penmanship the most beautiful handwriting of Penmanship's Golden Age. In our workshop, students will be introduced to the techniques of writing this exquisite style that became known as the most beautiful handwriting of Western civilization. 
Original penmanship specimens and publications from America's Golden Age of Penmanship will be on display for study. This will be a rare opportunity to travel back in time and learn the secrets of Ornamental Penmanship!

Price & Payment
Off Hand Flourishing Workshop : 6,900 Baht (including nib, ink, guide sheets, handouts, 2 coffee breaks and lunch) Please bring your oblique holder or buy Michael's handmade holder at the workshop.
EARLY BIRD : 6,000 Baht (purchase within Feb 26th, 2017)

Beginning Spencerian Workshop : 13,500 Baht (including nib, ink, guide sheets, handouts, 2 coffee breaks and lunch) Please bring your oblique holder or buy Michael's handmade holder at the workshop.
EARLY BIRD : 11,500 Baht (purchase within Feb 26th, 2017)

Advanced Spencerian Workshop : 13,500 Baht (including nib, ink, guide sheets, handouts, 2 coffee breaks and lunch) Please bring your oblique holder or buy Michael's handmade holder at the workshop.
EARLY BIRD : 11,500 Baht (purchase within Feb 26th, 2017)

*** Special price for those who attend all 3 workshops and purchase within Feb 26th, 201726,000 Baht ***

Payment Method:  Bank deposit of full amount (bank account detail will be e-mailed within 24 hrs. after registration) Your slot will only be confirmed after your payment. Reservation of slot is only valid for five (5) working days.

International Participants may pay via PayPal account with additional fee.

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Workshop Venue
Lit Bangkok Hotel , Function Room
36/1 Kasem Sant 1 Alley, Wangmai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
BTS : National Stadium Station
Car Park : Available at the Hotel, ONE WAY ROAD, accessible only from Phayathai Road, near Hua Chang Bridge.

INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS may find accommodations near by as follow:
1. Lit Bangkok Hotel and Residence
2. Patumwan House
3. Reno Hotel
4. A-ONE Inn
5. Hotel Ibis Bangkok Siam

 
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