“Learn the art of calligraphy, literally, “beautiful writing,” from professional calligrapher Betsy Afton, who has over 40 years’ worth of experience in this art form and has been both using it and teaching it for that long. Three different styles, Italics, Gothic and Celtic will be presented and taught in a relaxed, informative and accessible way that anyone with any level of art background or even no previous art background will find stimulates and inspires their creative flow. Calligraphy can be done as a stand-alone art form or combined with everything from collage to illustrations, painting, photography, scrapbooking, invitations, gifts, etc. As handy and quick as computer-generated graphics are, hand-written calligraphy surpasses them all in uniquely evoking one’s personal artistic expression. Good handwriting is definitely NOT a requirement to learn this art form that has stood the test of time and continues to intrigue and delight modern-day enthusiasts.
Instructor: Betsy Afton
Date: November 13th 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm 4 hours