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with Katherine Daroy
In this introduction to modern calligraphy, we will cover the basic techniques and tools to get you started in pointed-pen calligraphy. You'll practice pen strokes and work through letters. By the end, you'll write a simple quote in your own distinct style!
KATHRINE DAROY is a modern calligrapher who is a southern Californian through and through but has admittedly fallen head over heels for Richmond since moving here over a decade ago. She is the one woman operation behind Capital Calligraphy, a tiny but mighty small business aimed at sharing her love for hand lettering. When she's not designing or writing, you can find her eating tacos and drinking an iced Americano with her husband and son.
with Alex Fulton
Photoshop isn’t just for photographers – it can be an incredibly creative artistic tool as well! In this class, you will learn basic Photoshop skills as we make an illustrative and typographic poster from many combined techniques. Using drawing, cut-outs and more, you learn how to compose, layer, blend and combine images to create an engaging and unique work.
ALEX FULTON is a graphic designer living and working in Richmond, Virginia. As a print-based designer, she loves using many combined techniques such as drawing, collaging, painting and digital manipulation to create her work. Some of her favorite things are reading, fashion, cats, gardening, bugs, cooking, small rodents, video games, dogs and come to think of it, pretty much any animal of any kind.
GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION: DRAWING TO DESIGN IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
with Alex Fulton
When illustrating digitally, you have the ability to combine function with fun! In this class, you'll learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator while making mini digital animal illustrations. We'll discuss inspiration and ideation and the creative techniques behind building a cohesive set of graphic illustrations. We will focus on process through sketching, as well as providing feedback for a solid foundation. Using basic tools and shapes, we will then explore with how to simplify and translate these drawings in a digital medium.
ALEX FULTON is a graphic designer and illustrator living and working in Richmond. As a print-based designer, she loves using many combined techniques such as drawing, collaging, painting and digital manipulation to create her work. Some of her favorite things are reading, fashion, cats, gardening, bugs, cooking, small rodents, video games, dogs and come to think of it, pretty much any animal of any kind.
with Clara Cline
Bring your favorite quote - inspiring, irreverent, hilarious - to life in hand-lettered form! Learn hand lettering from Clara Cline of the Wild Wander and create the perfect letter design to suit your quote. No experience necessary!
CLARA CLINE of The Wild Wander Co. makes nature-inspired illustrations that she then transfers to various products.