Introduction to Calligraphy - Modern style
May
26
10:30 AM10:30

Introduction to Calligraphy - Modern style

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FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS

CLASS DETAILS
Duration: 3 hours
Teacher: Rachel Koh - See our Calligrapher's profile and Instagram here
Max Class size: 12

Workshop fee: $125/pax + Complimentary one-time access to our bi-monthly clinic session
Frequency: Held once a month.

*Second session for the month will be on demand! If you’re only available on other dates besides the specified ones, Register your interest here

OUR VENUE PARTNER

The Hive
Nearest train station: 3 mins walk from Bendemeer/ Lavender

ABOUT OUR ARTIST

Rachel @LetteringInPhosphenes is the Scribblers Collective's resident modern calligrapher and watercolourist. She is one of the most versatile modern calligraphers in Singapore, being adept in multiple variants of the script. Her recent notable works includes participation in styled shoot with vendors in the wedding industry to an artwork display for Singapore's Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign 2017


DESCRIPTION

Traditional Calligraphy has gone through many changes and we’ve seen countless variations over the years. In recent years, Modern calligraphy styles has been making it rounds with more people jumping on the Calligraphy bandwagon because of it.

In our revamped workshop series, our Introduction to Modern Calligraphy will walk you through a few selected Modern calligraphy styles and understand some basic fundamentals that’ll allow you to create a variety of modern styles. Also, you will learn how to form basic strokes, form letters and words in a chosen Modern calligraphy style depending on the artist that is teaching the session.

MATERIALS (Take-home)

  • G nib (1)

  • Calligraphy Holder (Oblique & straight holder) (1)

  • Small Glass bottle of Higgins Eternal Ink (1)

  • Class Notes (1 set)

  • Class Practice Sheets (1 set)

  • Modern Calligraphy exemplar

NOTES

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Practice with us after class! - Bring your Own Materials

Calligraphy learning and practise is more than just a 3-hour affair. In the efforts to encourage continuing education/practice and a learning community, we have a series of bi-monthly clinic session where you get to sit in and practice with us.

All our past workshop students get a complimentary access to our 2-hour clinic/art-jam session (U.P. $20). 

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Introduction to Calligraphy - Copperplate style
Jun
9
2:00 PM14:00

Introduction to Calligraphy - Copperplate style

SUITABLE FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS

CLASS DETAILS
Duration: 3 hours
Teacher: Nichole T - See our Calligrapher's profile and Instagram here
Max Class size: 12

Workshop fee: $125/pax + Complimentary one-time access to our bi-monthly clinic session
Frequency: Held once or twice a month.

*Second session for the month will be on demand! If you’re only available on other dates besides the specified ones, register your interest here

OUR VENUE PARTNER

The Hive, Lavender
Nearest train station: 3 mins walk from Bendemeer/ Lavender

ABOUT OUR ARTIST

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. To date, her works were featured in both print and online media like Harpers' Bazaar and also collaborates with brands. Her calligraphy style is known to be (quoted by media)" traditional yet romantic and exquisite altogether!".


DESCRIPTION

In recent years, Copperplate calligraphy has been adopted as an umbrella term that is used to describe a range of pointed pen calligraphy styles that is very similar. The key differences between the scripts stem from reasons like origin, key historical events and more.

In our revamped workshop series, our Introduction to Generic Copperplate will walk you through a few selected Copperplate styles and understand some basic fundamental differences between the different hands. This will help you be more aware of what to look out for. Subsequently, you will learn how to form basic strokes, form letters and words in a chosen Copperplate style depending on the artist that is teaching the session.

MATERIALS (Take-home)

  • G nib (1)

  • Calligraphy Holder (Oblique & straight holder) (1)

  • Small Glass bottle of Higgins Eternal Ink (1)

  • Class Notes - Includes Personal notes by our Calligrapher on the analysis of Copperplate Basic Strokes (1 set)

  • Class Practice Sheets (1 set)

  • Handwritten Copperplate Exemplar (1)

NOTES

*Minuscules (lowercase) only*

Practice with us after class! - Bring your Own Materials

Calligraphy learning and practise is more than just a 3-hour affair. In the efforts to encourage continuing education/practice and a learning community, we have a series of bi-monthly clinic session where you get to sit in and practice with us.

All our past workshop students get a complimentary access to our 2-hour clinic/art-jam session (U.P. $20). 

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Introduction to Calligraphy - Copperplate style
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Calligraphy - Copperplate style

SUITABLE FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS

CLASS DETAILS
Duration: 3 hours
Teacher: Nichole T - See our Calligrapher's profile and Instagram here
Max Class size: 12

Workshop fee: $125/pax + Complimentary one-time access to our bi-monthly clinic session
Frequency: Held once or twice a month.

*Second session for the month will be on demand! If you’re only available on other dates besides the specified ones, register your interest here

OUR VENUE PARTNER

The Hive, Lavender
Nearest train station: 3 mins walk from Bendemeer/ Lavender

ABOUT OUR ARTIST

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. To date, her works were featured in both print and online media like Harpers' Bazaar and also collaborates with brands. Her calligraphy style is known to be (quoted by media)" traditional yet romantic and exquisite altogether!".


DESCRIPTION

In recent years, Copperplate calligraphy has been adopted as an umbrella term that is used to describe a range of pointed pen calligraphy styles that is very similar. The key differences between the scripts stem from reasons like origin, key historical events and more.

In our revamped workshop series, our Introduction to Generic Copperplate will walk you through a few selected Copperplate styles and understand some basic fundamental differences between the different hands. This will help you be more aware of what to look out for. Subsequently, you will learn how to form basic strokes, form letters and words in a chosen Copperplate style depending on the artist that is teaching the session.

MATERIALS (Take-home)

  • G nib (1)

  • Calligraphy Holder (Oblique & straight holder) (1)

  • Small Glass bottle of Higgins Eternal Ink (1)

  • Class Notes - Includes Personal notes by our Calligrapher on the analysis of Copperplate Basic Strokes (1 set)

  • Class Practice Sheets (1 set)

  • Handwritten Copperplate Exemplar (1)

NOTES

*Minuscules (lowercase) only*

Practice with us after class! - Bring your Own Materials

Calligraphy learning and practise is more than just a 3-hour affair. In the efforts to encourage continuing education/practice and a learning community, we have a series of bi-monthly clinic session where you get to sit in and practice with us.

All our past workshop students get a complimentary access to our 2-hour clinic/art-jam session (U.P. $20). 

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[Live Event] Private event with The Hour Glass and Rolex
May
9
6:30 PM18:30

[Live Event] Private event with The Hour Glass and Rolex

EVENT DETAILS

Brand: The Hour Glass & Rolex
Date: 9th Feb 2018
Location: Private location
Guests: 150-200 guests

ONSITE ARTIST

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. 

Rachel @LetteringInPhosphenes is the Scribblers Collective's resident modern calligrapher and watercolourist. She is one of the most versatile modern calligraphers in Singapore, being adept in multiple variants of the script. 

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[Public Meet] Beginners' Table Public Gathering - FULL
Apr
7
3:30 PM15:30

[Public Meet] Beginners' Table Public Gathering - FULL

Several members of the Scribblers Collective act as 'anchors' of Beginners Table, guiding participants in their calligraphy practices as our way of giving back to the calligraphy community. All Beginners Table sessions are free to attend but will require the public to sign up as seats are limited. Sign ups for our meet is on a first-come-first-serve basis. These meet ups are not a substitute for a proper workshop session as we normally get an overwhelming response at such meets and participants may/may not receive the amount of attention that is required during the gathering...

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[Live Event] Armani Exchange: Chinese New Year
Feb
11
2:00 PM14:00

[Live Event] Armani Exchange: Chinese New Year

EVENT DETAILS

Brand: Armani Exchange
Date: 11th Feb 2018
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Location: Armani Exchange, Ngee Ann City

ONSITE ARTIST

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. 

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[Workshop] Exploring Copperplate (ERH)
Feb
4
4:45 PM16:45

[Workshop] Exploring Copperplate (ERH)

In this workshop, you are expected to be somewhat familiar with the pen. There will be a short refresher on how to use the pen, but we will not focus on how to use it.

We will focus on the aspects of Copperplate Calligraphy and how to form each letter. 

As Copperplate is written with a slant of about 45°-57°, it is advised that right-handed students use an oblique holder with pointed nib, and left handed students use a straight holder with pointed nib.

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[Workshop] Introduction to Calligraphy x Florals @ BNU Art Gallery
Feb
4
11:00 AM11:00

[Workshop] Introduction to Calligraphy x Florals @ BNU Art Gallery

In this primer workshop, you will be introduced to contemporary calligraphy. You will be given a set of tools to experiment and will be taught the basics of contemporary calligraphy based on pointed-pen styles.

In this session, you may choose to use any of the pens given to you to form basic words and letters. 

This workshop is structured as an opportunity to dip your toes into the waters of calligraphy. We will cover the basic letter forms, which are the building blocks of copperplate and modern calligraphy. By the end of the lesson, you should be able to write a simple quote with any of the tools provided.

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[Art Residency] Calligraphy & Lettering Art Residency
Feb
1
to Feb 28

[Art Residency] Calligraphy & Lettering Art Residency

Residency Highlights

  • Display of Artworks throughout the month
  • See how our Calligraphy and lettering artists manages their day juggling between their passion for their craft and other commitments at the residency studio space.
  • Apprenticeship Open Call for the full month of Feb (where you will be guided by a mentor throughout the month at our residency studio space) - Full details to follow

Feel free to drop us an email to be on our mailing list to be updated about our residency and mentorship programmes. 

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[Live Event] Lancaster/Moiselle: Customisation on Leather Products
Jan
28
3:00 PM15:00

[Live Event] Lancaster/Moiselle: Customisation on Leather Products

EVENT SPECIAL

With every purchase of Lancaster's products, get free customisation of your initials or a short quote by our resident Calligrapher/Handletterer!

EVENT DETAILS

Brand: Lancaster, Singapore /Moiselle Singapore
Date: 28th January 2017 (Sunday)
Time: 3pm - 6pm
Location: Lancaster/Moiselle Orchard, Tangs

ONSITE ARTIST

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Nathaniel @Nathanielong is Scribblers Collective's Principal Handletterer. He draws words and strategically manages the placement of the different lettering styles which sometimes includes brush lettering, flourishes, decorative elements and more.

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[Workshop] Exploring Copperplate (ERH) - FULL
Jan
21
2:00 PM14:00

[Workshop] Exploring Copperplate (ERH) - FULL

In this workshop, you are expected to be somewhat familiar with the pen. There will be a short refresher on how to use the pen, but we will not focus on how to use it.

We will focus on the aspects of Copperplate Calligraphy and how to form each letter. 

As Copperplate is written with a slant of about 45°-57°, it is advised that right-handed students use an oblique holder with pointed nib, and left handed students use a straight holder with pointed nib.

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[Workshop] Introduction to Calligraphy x Florals @ Keira Floral - Sold Out
Jan
21
11:00 AM11:00

[Workshop] Introduction to Calligraphy x Florals @ Keira Floral - Sold Out

In this primer workshop, you will be introduced to contemporary calligraphy. You will be given a set of tools to experiment and will be taught the basics of contemporary calligraphy based on pointed-pen styles.

In this session, you may choose to use any of the pens given to you to form basic words and letters. 

This workshop is structured as an opportunity to dip your toes into the waters of calligraphy. We will cover the basic letter forms, which are the building blocks of copperplate and modern calligraphy. By the end of the lesson, you should be able to write a simple quote with any of the tools provided.

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[Public Meet] Beginners' Table Public Gathering - FULL
Jan
20
3:30 PM15:30

[Public Meet] Beginners' Table Public Gathering - FULL

Sign ups for Beginners table is full now!

Several members of the Scribblers Collective act as 'anchors' of Beginners Table, guiding participants in their calligraphy practices as our way of giving back to the calligraphy community. All Beginners Table sessions are free to attend but will require the public to sign up as seats are limited. Sign ups for our meet is on a first-come-first-serve basis. These meet ups are not a substitute for a proper workshop session as we normally get an overwhelming response at such meets and participants may/may not receive the amount of attention that is required during the gathering. More details...

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[Live Event] Lancaster: Customisation on Leather Products
Dec
9
6:30 PM18:30

[Live Event] Lancaster: Customisation on Leather Products

EVENT SPECIAL

With every purchase of Lancaster's products, get free customisation of your initials or a short quote by our resident Calligrapher/Handletterer!

EVENT DETAILS

Brand: Lancaster, Singapore
Date: 9th December 2017
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: Lancaster/Moiselle Ngee Ann City

ONSITE ARTIST

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Nathaniel @Nathanielong is Scribblers Collective's Principal Handletterer. He draws words and strategically manages the placement of the different lettering styles which sometimes includes brush lettering, flourishes, decorative elements and more.

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[Live Event] SooKee Jewellery: Christmas Calligraphy (Dec)
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

[Live Event] SooKee Jewellery: Christmas Calligraphy (Dec)

EVENT SPECIAL

Complimentary card customisation for all SOOKEE customers. 

EVENT DETAILS

Location: ION, Orchard
Activation Period: Week 2 of December

ONSITE ARTIST

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. 

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[Live Event] Origins: Christmas Calligraphy
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

[Live Event] Origins: Christmas Calligraphy

EVENT SPECIAL

Complimentary card customisation for all ORIGINS customers. 

EVENT DETAILS

Location: ION, Orchard
Activation Period: Friday, 15th December 2017

ONSITE ARTIST

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. 

 

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Public Garden Event: #thetinyblot #thehungrycreatives
Dec
9
to Dec 10

Public Garden Event: #thetinyblot #thehungrycreatives

EVENT

Our team members are also part of other creative support group and #thehungrycreatives is such! Nathaniel and Aubrey who are also part of SC are members of #thehungrycreatives too and they will be down at The Tiny Blot's booth at Public Garden market's 2-day event. Demonstrations will be shown by other wonderful creatives on-site.

DETAILS

Location: Public Garden , Suntec Convention Hall 403
Time: Sat 9th Dec, Sun 10th Dec (1pm - 7pm)

Demonstration timetable:

 
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ONSITE ARTIST

Aubrey @Aubrey.writes is Scribblers Collective's principle Engrossers' Script calligrapher. 

 Nathaniel @Nathanielong is Scribblers Collective's Principal Handletterer. He draws words and strategically manages the placement of the different lettering styles which sometimes includes brush lettering, flourishes, decorative elements and more.

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[Live Event] Mulberry: Christmas Calligraphy (Dec)
Dec
2
to Dec 17

[Live Event] Mulberry: Christmas Calligraphy (Dec)

EVENT SPECIAL

Complimentary card customisation for all Mulberry customers. Mulberry Christmas Card Artwork design done in collaboration with Mulberry - Floral motif artwork design by Rachel (@letteringinphosphenes), Calligraphy artwork design by Nichole (@nicnkotori)

EVENT DETAILS

Location: The Shoppes at Marina Bay; Paragon
Activation Period: December; Christmas Writing

ONSITE ARTIST

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. 

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[Live Event] Christian Dior Parfums - Holiday Writing (Dec)
Dec
1
to Dec 31

[Live Event] Christian Dior Parfums - Holiday Writing (Dec)

EVENT

Live writing for Christian Dior Parfums for Christmas holidays.

DETAILS

Location: ION; Marina Bay Sands, Takashimaya
Activation Period: December; Christmas Writing

ONSITE ARTIST

Aubrey @Aubrey.writes is Scribblers Collective's principle Engrossers' Script calligrapher. 

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. 

Sarah @dreamingflourishes is one of the Scribblers Collective's founding member. She primarily practises Copperplate Calligraphy but she is known for her romantic flair in her script as she embellishes her primary hand with modern elements. 

 

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[Live Event] Tiffany&Co: Message writing
Nov
29
9:30 AM09:30

[Live Event] Tiffany&Co: Message writing

EVENT

Live, In-house writing for Tiffany & Co Private event.

ONSITE ARTIST

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Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. 

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[Workshop] Christmas edit: Modern Calligraphy & floral cone creations
Nov
26
10:00 AM10:00

[Workshop] Christmas edit: Modern Calligraphy & floral cone creations

(Christmas edit - 3.5 hours)

Write with rhythm and deliberate movements. Create strokes and share beautiful conversation with an intimate group of 6 over calligraphy and florals.

Only for Christmas, we are having a small intimate session at Keira florals learning a specific Modern Calligraphy script and embellish the floral cones with your newly learnt script. *Floral foliages will be provided*

Get more attention from our resident Calligrapher and be surrounded by floral scents. All happening at Keira Floral.

SUITABLE FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATE STUDENTS

CLASS DETAILS

Date: 26th Nov 2017 (Sunday) 
Time: 10am - 1:30pm OR 2pm- 5:30pm
Location: Keira Floral - See map here
Duration: 3.5 hours
Class Size / Session:  Small group of 6
Teacher: Nichole T - See our Calligrapher's profile and Instagram here


DESCRIPTION

In this Christmas-special workshop, we are getting together with a small group of 6 practising specific Modern Calligraphy styles.

2 different take-home style exemplars will be provided in class depending on your level of experience in Modern Calligraphy (Beginner-style, intermediate style (Organic Style). 

WORKSHOP PROJECT

  • Embellish your own vellum floral cone with Modern Calligraphy
  • Writing Templates of Popular Christmas Greetings/Quotes will be provided 
  • Vellum sheets will be provided for you to create your cones.
  • One take-home finetec pan will be provided 
  • Ink Bar (In-house) - Our own personal collection of ink tubes/bottles will be available for you to try out for your workshop project!

MATERIALS (Take-home)

  • Calligraphy G nib (1)
  • Bottle of Higgins Eternal Ink - 30ml (1)
  • Oblique & Straight Dip Pen Holder (1)
  • Finetec Pan - Rose Gold (1) - Colour choice subject to avaliability
  • Christmas/Fall foliage posy for floral cone
  • Class Notes by SC @nicnkotori (1 Set)
  • Practice Sheets by SC @nicnkotori (1  set)

ARTIST IN-CHARGE

Nichole @NicNKotori is the Scribblers Collective's Roundhand expert. She has spent countless hours studying the fine intricacies of the script, and has extensive experience with the dip pen. She also has an eye for detail in design, and is responsible for all visuals in the Scribblers Collective. 

SIGN UPhttps://www.workshops.sc.sg/workshops/christmascalligraphy2017

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