It has been said that calligraphy is the art of painting words. Come explore this practice in a beginning calligraphy class taught by Maureen Peters, owner of Letterworks Art Studio. In this workshop participants will learn to create beautiful letters with pen and ink. Modern Script hand will be taught for both upper and lowercase.
This workshop is good for ages 12 and up.
About the Artist
Maureen Peters is a graphic artist who for the last 40 years has specialized in calligraphy and pen and ink renderings. At the school of Sacred Arts NYC among others, she learned the process of the medieval illuminator’s palette, color derived from animal, vegetables and minerals using medieval techniques along with the structure of the letter and Manuscript restoration. Pen and ink is Maureen’s passion.
Maureen’s work can be found in numerous public and private collections. She has been published in several major magazines and has written a book, Beginners Calligraphy for Stackpole Publishing/ Rowman Littlefield. She is president of Philadelphia Calligraphers’ Society as well as the owner of Letterworks Art Studio, Studio of the Arts Deptford.