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Calligraphy with Brush Workshop by Jackson Alves - NYC

Jackson Alves

Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

Calligraphy with Brush Workshop by Jackson Alves - NYC

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Calligraphy Ticket Oct 10, 2017 $230.00 $0.00
Package Saturday and Sunday classes – Calligraphy & Lettering
Ticket to take both classes: Calligraphy with Brush on Saturday and Brush Lettering on Sunday
Oct 10, 2017 $430.00 $0.00

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Calligraphy with Brush Workshop

This workshop is an introduction to using brush for calligraphy. It is recommended for students who already have taken a calligraphy class (you can take my online class on Skillshare). We'll study the techniques of using flat brush and pointed brush with acrylic paint and liquid water colour ink through the styles of Italic Letters and Brush Script.

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Possible Students:

Designers, art directors, architects, and those interested in visual arts.


Teaching Schedule:

  • Introduction
  • Choosing the brush based on the letter style
  • Techniques of using the Flat Brush with Acrylic Paint
  • Example of Italic Alphabet
  • Techniques of using the Pointed Brush with India Ink or Watercolor Ink.
  • Example of Brush Script Alphabet
  • Creation of the course project

*One hour Lunch break – Around 1:00 to 2:00 pm


About the Workshop:

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Level: Beginner/Intermediate
  • Materials included: workbook, flat brush, pointed brush, liquid watercolor ink and acrylic paint
  • Materials needed: (not included): Students must supply their own white papers sheets  (14"x17" or A3 Sketch Pad), pencils, 12 inch rulersa and erasers





Cancellations made over than 30 days prior to workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations made between 30 and 10 days prior to workshop will be refunded 50% of cost. Cancellations made less than 10 days prior to workshop will be not refunded.

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When & Where

Umwelt studio
15 Ingraham Street, 2R - Brooklyn
New York City, New York 11206

Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

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Jackson Alves

Jackson Alves is a letterer, calligrapher and teacher based in Brazil. After graduating in 2003 with a degree in Graphic Design, Jackson has accumulated over 15 years of experience, working locally and internationally. In the last five years, Jackson has made his mark in the typography world, collaborating with clients from Brazil, the USA, the UK, France, Switzerland, Russia, and Australia. Jackson’s background in calligraphy has shaped his lettering style, with fluid and graceful curves, bold style choices, and a keen eye for aesthetics. As well as being published in multiple design blogs, books and magazines, Jackson was awarded the 10th Graphic Design Biennial in Brazil in 2013 and the Type Directors Club "Certificate of Typographic Excellence" in 2016. Jackson continues to grow as an artist and encouraging others as well, teaching workshops around the world. 

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