Roman and Lombardic Capital Letters Online Workshop

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Have you admired the graceful Roman Caps and decorative Lombardic letters in illuminated manuscripts and other places? In this workshop we’ll begin with drawing Roman capitals following the instructions written by Albrecht Dürer over 400(!) years ago, and move on to pen-made Roman Caps and then on to the beautiful Lombardic letters.

Tuesdays, April 19, April 26, May 3, and May 10, 2022, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., US Eastern time. 

After you register, you will receive a separate email with log-in information for the online sessions. You’ll find the supplies you need in our Calligraphy Kit. You’ll also need the following supplies, which can be purchased at an art supply store: 

  • Compass
  • Small paint brush
  • Small container of water
Roman Capitals Calligraphy Kit:


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Will this workshop be recorded?
The workshop will be recorded and will be available for participant viewing for one week after each session.
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Event Schedule Details

  • 04/19/2022 5:00 pm   -   7:00 pm
  • 04/26/2022 5:00 pm   -   7:00 pm
  • 05/03/2022 5:00 pm   -   7:00 pm
  • 05/10/2022 5:00 pm   -   7:00 pm

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