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Develop Your Own Calligraphy Style

Kimberly Shrack, Modern Calligraphy & Illustration

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10 Videos (1h 27m)
    • Class Preview

      0:30
    • Introduction

      1:43
    • The Why, What, & How

      3:47
    • Step 1: Master(ish) the Building Blocks

      6:21
    • Step 2: Identify the Mood

      3:06
    • Step 3: Collect Inspiration

      7:39
    • Step 4: Identify Style Anchors

      23:04
    • Step 5: Play & Document

      11:26
    • Putting it all together

      27:26
    • Class Project

      1:34

About This Class

In this course, you will learn how to take your knowledge of the basics of calligraphy and turn them into your own unique style! Kimberly Shrack of Manayunk Calligraphy will walk you through the steps she takes when developing her signature styles, from collecting and critically reviewing inspiration to identifying the style anchors that define your look. This is more than a surface review - this course is a deep-dive into the process of a professional calligrapher, and will help get you on the path toward creating a unique calligraphy style that will set you apart.

**To get the most from this course, it is highly recommended that you take Introduction to Modern Brush Calligraphy prior to watching this one.**

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Kimberly Shrack

Modern Calligraphy & Illustration

I studied art history and studio art in college at Indiana University, and graduated in 2009. That just so happened to be riiiight as the US economy collapsed. No one could find jobs – especially not those of us with art degrees. So I did what I thought I should do: I went to grad school in Boston to study something “practical.” Two years and tons of student debt later, I had a master’s in public relations. I found the ideal job for this new persona I crafted when I mo...

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