How to Create a Modern Calligraphy Silhouette

——   Created by Danielle Rothman

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More about this course

This modern calligraphy class is perfect for people who have the basics down and are looking for a fun project to hone their skills! I will guide you through the steps to create a one-of-a-kind calligraphy silhouette that is easy to personalize for yourself or someone you care about. Come see what it's all about!

In this class, you will learn:

  • What materials you will need to create a calligraphy silhouette
  • How to find interesting shapes for your design
  • The recommended number words and how to come up with them
  • The design process from drafting to finalizing your piece
  • Tips and tricks to help you along the way!

In this class, you will create:

  • A personalized, one-of-a-kind calligraphy project
  • The perfect thoughtful gift for yourself or someone you care about!

Who are you:

  • Curious about modern calligraphy with at least some knowledge of the basics
  • Excited to develop your calligraphy skills further!

The course project

The final project for this class will be to share a picture of your modern calligraphy silhouette! You can choose any shape or set of words for your project and really make it your own. You can share it on Instagram and tag me @rothbyrnscreative for a chance to be featured!

You are welcome to use any calligraphy supplies that you'd like to create the lettering for this project. If you'd like to see my recommendations (and where to buy them), you can visit my website at www.rothbyrnscreative.com/supplies.

12 Lessons

0:01:19
Introduction
0:05:39
Calligraphy Silhouette Materials
0:03:07
Calligraphy Silhouette Shape Inspiration
0:02:09
Calligraphy Silhouette Word List
0:06:07
Calligraphy Silhouette Outline
0:03:13
BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Outline Timelapse
0:06:03
Calligraphy Silhouette Inking
0:00:49
BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Inking on Vellum
0:00:47
BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette Inking with Lightbox
0:02:37
Calligraphy Silhouette Clean Up
0:05:03
BONUS Calligraphy Silhouette iPad Instructions
0:01:04
Calligraphy Silhouette Conclusion
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Class benefits

  • Certificate of Completion
  • 30 day satisfaction guarantee
  • 24/7 streaming access
  • Project included
  • Direct teacher access
  • 37m of on-demand video
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About the instructor

I'm a modern calligrapher who builds community through art and workshops! I have a passion for teaching and I've helped almost 2,000 students write beautifully in my calligraphy and watercolor workshops in New York City. My business Rothbyrns Creative (www.rothbyrnscreative.com) specializes in personalization and thoughtful gifts, creating inspiring one-of-a-kind journals, prints, …

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