• Gothicized Italic Script (next level): One-Day Workshop - 2021 dates TBD

Gothicized Italic is a very attractive script which has many uses. It can be used for quotes, poems headings, names, added to artwork and the capitals lend themselves to embellishment. The Italicized Gothic, also known as Johnston’s Compressed Hand, delivers the rich, dense texture of formal Blackletter styles, but in a lively, more contemporary manner. Italicized Gothic hand, with its extensive decorative possibilities, has a truly gothic flavour and is very different from the Italic writing of the classical Renaissance of fifteenth-century Italy.

In this one-day workshop you will learn good construction of the Italicized Gothic lower case and capital letters, words and numerals using a 3.8mm Parallel Pen, the ideal pen to use as the ink flows from the nib without having to worry about using dip pens and ink. In your own time you can graduate to using other size Parallel Pens or dip pens. With the basic knowledge of this versatile script it is important to follow up with practise, to write with style and confidence.

Students will receive individual time throughout the course of the day and given ideas on how to use the  script. This workshop is best suited for students who have taken the Foundational workshop or who have some similar beginner experience.  Students will receive comprehensive handouts, guide sheets plus pen, ink, layout pad, and supplies.  All students will receive individual attention. Lefties are welcome too. If you are a leftie please let us know when you sign up.

Students should bring their own lunch. Coffee and tea will be provided. Class size limited to 7 students. 

Fee is non-refundable and the workshop date selected cannot be changed.   

If you have signed up for a class but are feeling unwell please notify us beforehand and we will either find another class for you in the future or refund your fee. Please do not come to the workshop if you're sick.

Classes are held at Inkt in Whanganui, 17 Victoria Avenue.  Please arrive by 9:15am. Classes finish up around 3:30pm. 


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Gothicized Italic Script (next level): One-Day Workshop - 2021 dates TBD

  • Brand: Inkt
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $120.00

  • Ex GST: $104.35