Copperplate was used in the Declaration of Independence and is now used for weddings, logos, and White House Invitations. This elegant and graceful script is written with a pointed pen by means of a pressure and release movement. Beginners will learn the basic letter shapes and fundamentals of spacing in this introduction to the pointed pen and oblique penholder. Studied Copperplate and need to brush up on the basics? Use this class to improve your lettershapes and learn critical aspects of using copperplate for practical projects, like addressing envelopes. All levels of experience are welcome. Visit her site at www.gorststudio.com
Karen Gorst is consistently ranked as one of the best living calligraphers and illuminators. The Society of Scribes ranked her as one of the top 100 most influential calligraphers of the entire 20th century. Her work is in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library and Museum.