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Crash Course: Western Calligraphy

A working knowledge of Western calligraphy can be most helpful in speeding up one’s understanding of type design basics. This crash course will cover the two primary styles used in Western typography—roman and italics with the broad nib pen and the pointed pen. A deeper understanding of the relationships between tools and letterforms is expected… Continue reading Crash Course: Western Calligraphy

Latin Calligraphic Happening

The beauty of calligraphy when accompanied by appropriate music can be a spectacle to enjoy. Over the course of an hour, César Puertas will do a calligraphic demonstration with different tools, colors, and techniques. Who said typographers don’t know how to have fun?  // La belleza de la caligrafía cuando se acompaña de música adecuada puede… Continue reading Latin Calligraphic Happening