2018 Class Schedule

To register for classes, send a message to classes@sfpenshow.com.  We will send a confirmation and an invoice.

Class tuition does not include a pass to the show.  You must buy a show pass to attend class.

 

The schedule is tentative and subject to change

 

Updated: 5/13/2018

Classes (paid tuition)

Friday August 24th

8:00 am-12:00 pm
Basic Spencerian

Instructor: Michael Sull
Tuition: $TBD
Class Limit: 25

 

1:00 pm-5:00pm
Artistic Penmanship

Instructor: Michael Sull
Tuition: $TBD
Class Limit: 25

 

 

9:00 am – 4:00 pm (with one hour lunch break 12-1 pm)

HAVE SKETCHBOOK WILL TRAVEL

• Tips and Techniques for sketching on-the- go with a few essential tools and your sketchbook.

• Fill your pages with a series of explorations in pen and ink, pencil and watercolors.

• Unleash the power of your fountain pen.

• Explore drawing and simple watercolor techniques with step-by- step exercises to guide you.

Get answers to questions about what goes into a travel journal.

Combine lettering and visuals within a page layout.

Record your memories and observations on your journey.

SUPPLIES:

You may have a preference to your own sketchbook and supplies and are welcome to bring them. Besides the supplies that you bring, note that some are included with the workshop and some will be provided for your use to borrow.

o SKETCHBOOK of your choice. Select a sketchbook with a paper that takes multi-media, suitable for watercolor and pen and ink. (A Drawing Pad will be included)
o FOUNTAIN PEN with water-soluble black ink (included)
o Sakura PIGMA MICRON PEN, waterproof black, no. 02 (included)
o PENCIL & ERASER
o Small set of WATERCOLORS (provided to borrow)
o WATER BRUSH, Fill the plastic barrel of this portable brush with water and paint anywhere. (provided)
o Optional: Watercolor Brush, round. No.6
o A few COLORED PENCILS or WATERCOLOR PENCILS
o GLUE STICK (provided)
o Small CRAFT SCISSOR (provided)
o Few PAPER TOWELS
o Optional: hand held pencil sharpener

 

Instructor: Janet Takahashi
Tuition: Class is Full (contact us if you wish to be on the waiting list)
Class Limit: 12

 

 

 

 

Saturday August 25th

9:00 am – 4:00 pm (with one hour lunch break 12-1 pm)
Beginners’ Guide to Beautiful Italic Handwriting

Does your handwriting need a makeover? This class will introduce you to cursive Italic writing with a flat nib. Born during the Renaissance, this handwriting style is making a comeback for its beauty, speed and elegance. Bring a 1.1mm nib or smaller in a calligraphy fountain pen or a fountain pen with the edges filed flat for line variation, and a pencil.

Instructor: Sherrie Lovler
Tuition: $100
Class Limit: 25

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Brush Lettering

Instructor: Nikola Pang
Tuition: $70
Class Limit: 25

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Kick A$$ Snail Mail 101 – Introduction.  Tip, Tricks, and Resources

Are you ready to step up your snail mail game?  Learn how to dress up your mail with some fun hand lettering, vintage postage, washi tape, wax seals, and more!

Instructor: Amanda McKay
Tuition: $50
Class Limit: 25

 

Sunday August 26th

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Copperplate Calligraphy

Instructor: Nikola Pang
Tuition: $70
Class Limit: 25

 

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Kick A$$ Snail Mail 102 – Intermediate and Putting it Into Practice

Are you ready to step up your snail mail game?  Learn how to dress up your mail with some fun hand lettering, vintage postage, washi tape, wax seals, and more!

Instructor: Amanda McKay
Tuition: $50
Class Limit: 25