How to Create a Modern Calligraphy Silhouette | Danielle Rothman | Skillshare

How to Create a Modern Calligraphy Silhouette

Danielle Rothman, Modern Calligrapher in NYC

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12 Videos (38m)
    • Calligraphy Silhouette Intro

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Materials

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Shape Inspiration

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Word List

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Outline

    • BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Outline Timelapse

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Inking

    • (8) BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Inking on Vellum

    • BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Inking with Lightbox

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Clean Up

    • BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette iPad Instructions

    • Calligraphy Silhouette Conclusion


About This Class

This modern calligraphy class is perfect for people who have the basics down and are looking for a fun project to hone their skills! I will guide you through the steps to create a one-of-a-kind calligraphy silhouette that is easy to personalize for yourself or someone you care about. Come see what it's all about!

In this class, you will learn:

  • What materials you will need to create a calligraphy silhouette
  • How to find interesting shapes for your design
  • The recommended number words and how to come up with them
  • The design process from drafting to finalizing your piece
  • Tips and tricks to help you along the way!

In this class, you will create:

  • A personalized, one-of-a-kind calligraphy project
  • The perfect thoughtful gift for yourself or someone you care about!

Who are you:

  • Curious about modern calligraphy with at least some knowledge of the basics
  • Excited to develop your calligraphy skills further!





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Danielle Rothman

Modern Calligrapher in NYC

I'm a modern calligrapher who builds community through art and workshops! I have a passion for teaching calligraphy and I've helped more than 1000 students write beautifully in my workshops in New York City. My business Rothbyrns Creative ( specializes in personalization and thoughtful gifts, creating inspiring one-of-a-kind journals, prints, and calligraphy designs for any occasion. Recent collaborations include workshops at the Gu...

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