The Universal Penman: A Primer in 18th Century Handwriting

June 1, 201910:00 am

The Universal Penman: A Primer in 18th Century Handwriting


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Class Length:  One day (Saturday). Date and time: Saturday, June 1, 2019 10am — 5pm

No. of Students:  Minimum 5, Maximum 10

Cost of Materials:  $15

Tools:  Provided, but students are welcome to bring their own penknives for use with instructor approval.

Additional:  Students are encouraged to buy their own copy, paperback or hardcover, of The Universal Penman by George Bickham (1743).  [Not provided in class materials cost.]

Description:  Learn the everyday handwriting of the eighteenth century incorporating handsome curves, grand flourishes, and other aesthetically-pleasing treatments, transforming an otherwise utilitarian alphabet into a truly beautiful art form of its own.

The Universal Penman: A Primer in 18th Century Handwriting
Class fee: $175 Materials: $15


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