Drawing Letterforms

Hone your drawing skills and calligraphy by drawing letterforms with graphite and colored pencils.

With Kristen Doty
Session 2A, 12 PM to 2 PM PDT

Hone your calligraphy and drawing skills by drawing letterforms with graphite and colored pencils in a simple book we will make for the exercises.  All levels. 

Supply List: 
2 sheets - 11 x 14" Drawing paper (Strathmore Drawing 400 Series is excellent) Copy Bond or sketchbook paper 
6-10 sheets or a sketchbook pad  (approx.  8.5 x 11") OR, if you purchased a pad of the drawing paper for the first item above, you can use that. 
1 sheet Blue graph paper, 1/8" squares with 1" square heavier lines  
Graphite pencils - HB, 2B 
Pencil sharpener (hand-held or battery operated)
0.5mm mechanical pencil with HB or B polymer lead (most come with HB) 
Eraser (Pentel click eraser is great) 
1 - 2 sheets of Tracing paper 
X-acto knife 
Small cutting mat 
Colored pencils (artist-quality); one each of the primary and secondary colors: red, blue, yellow, green, orange, violet, and white 
            (the 12-color Prismacolor/Premier basic set includes these, plus a few others). 
Colored paper (approx. 9 x 12") Canson Mi-Tientes Felt gray or oyster or other mid-toned colored paper 

Optional supplies:
Bone folder
Notepaper and pen or pencil for note taking
Embossing tool
Drafting Dots, drafting tape, or wall safe tape
Loctite Fun-Tak Mounting putty , 1/2 stick
Eraser shield
4B graphite pencil
Additional artist-quality colored pencils you may have.

Kristen Doty