LOCKDOWN AT-HOME ACTIVITY: BRUSH PEN CALLIGRAPHY
“Lockdown” is the word that no one wants to hear anymore in 2020. The first lockdown in my province of Ontario has affected mental and physical health of many people at all age group. Among the activities you can learn or perform in your home like Marie-Kondo ‘ing your apartment or write a blog (like me!), learning Modern Brush Pen Calligraphy is one way to keep you healthy during these uncertain time of lockdown.
"Anyone can learn Modern Calligraphy!"
This might be a bold statement to some but if you can write letters in the alphabet and numbers from 0-9, you can learn modern calligraphy in 2020. You are being exposed to letterforms daily; even though we sometimes take them for granted and pay little to no attention to them. We depends on letters to navigate through life; using them to express ourselves and to communicate with others. Letters allow us to learn different languages, convey information, consume and produce educational materials.
“The origin of Calligraphy with brushes dates back to ancient China during the Shang dynasty becoming more common during the Han dynasty (206 BCE – 220 CE) where it was expected for all educated men and some women to be proficient at it. All the rest of the Western scripts (or styles) evolved from the Roman originals”- Joy Kelly
In the digital age where computer text is a norm, calligraphy and hand lettering becomes a demanding art form. Today, learning calligraphy is relatively easy with brush pens. Brush pens like the Tombow Fudenosuke are mess free, ready to use and available in local art supply stores or Amazon. Modern calligraphers create their own alphabet to reflect their personal style and seeking inspiration in everything around them. In modern calligraphy, we learn to rules to break them like a pro.
you can now learn calligraphy from the comfort of your own home
MODERN BRUSH CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHEET: You can learn beginner modern brush lettering with the help of Introduction for Brush Pen Calligraphy Guide Book+ Lettering Worksheets. You will receive a high-resolution, print ready PDF download from the comfort of your own home, just in time to create unique handmade gifts for Christmas holiday season.
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE:
A digital copy in PDF format, print-ready modern calligraphy guide + lettering worksheets; 55 pages in total that covers:
Use the link below to get your copy. If you read this blog and want to receive 20% OFF, use AGN2020