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You've admired all the beautiful flourished words/pieces on Instagram, and if you are anything like me 4 years ago, you are ITCHING to try, but don't know where to start! Good news - there is a method to the madness. If done correctly, flourishing can instantly add elegance and elevate your lettering.
Now is your chance to learn! After years of practicing, playing with how line intersect, and teaching students in person, I'm excited to bring this course, right to your home. Through this Fearless Flourishing online course, I hope to pass on my absolute love for flourishing as I walk you through all the basic concepts, demonstrate letter variations, show you the beauty of ovals & more so that you will leave with a trained eye and be inspired to start flourishing with confidence!
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE COURSE?
This course is made up of This course is made up of 4 teaching modules, with individual lessons within each module. Including all the bonus videos, there are over 20 video lessons provided for you! Each lesson will have a video as well as a written component for you to follow along. Suggested exercises will also be given after each module so you can apply what you have learned right away.
MODULE 1 - Introduction to Flourishing
Lesson 1.1 - What is a Flourish?
Lesson 1.2 - Basic Rules to Flourishing
Lesson 1.3 - Warm Up Drills
Lesson 1.4 - Four Types of Flourishes
MODULE 2 - Lowercase Letter Flourishes
Lesson 2.1 - Ascending Stem Loops (b,d,f,h,k,l)
Lesson 2.2 - Descending Stem Loops ( (f, g, j, p, q, y, z)
Lesson 2.3 - End Flourishes
Lesson 2.4 - Letters without Loops & Understanding Negative Space
Lesson 2.5 - Connecting letters with a flourish/crossbar
MODULE 3 - Uppercase Letter Flourishes
Lesson 3.1 - Capital Stem Variations
Lesson 3.2 - Entrance Stroke Variations
Lesson 3.3 - DEMO: Group 1A - Letters that start with a Capital Stem (A, M, N, I, J)
Lesson 3.4 - DEMO: Group 1B - Letters that start with a Capital Stem (P, B, R, I ,F, D)
Lesson 3.5 - DEMO: Group 2 - Letters that start with a Horizontal Oval Entrance Stroke (S, L, G, C, E, O)
Lesson 3.6 - DEMO: Group 3 - Letters that start with a Vertical Oval Entrance Stroke (Z, U, X, Y, Q)
Lesson 3.7 - DEMO: Group 4 - Letters that start with Compound Curve Entrance Stroke (V, W, H, K)
Lesson 3.8 - Combining Uppercase/Lowercase flourishes. Feedback on Student Examples
MODULE 4 - Ornamental Design
Lesson 4.1 - What is ornamental design?
Lesson 4.2 - Drawing florals, wheat, leaves
Lesson 4.3 - Adding simple ornamental design to names
MODULE 5 - FINAL WORDS
I'll also be including 2 BONUS instructional videos for this course! In the first lesson, we will walk through how to incorporate florals/leaves within your letters and in the second lesson, I'll be sharing some basic tips on composition/layout as we design a short quote together: "Believe you can and you're halfway there" - Theodore Roosevelt
The following is a recommended list of materials you will need for the course:
Hi! I'm Younghae of Logos Calligraphy & Design and I'm so excited to be part of your journey! I picked up Copperplate calligraphy in 2014 and since then, have continued my studies by learning under various master penmen/instructors as well as through my own personal practice times and commissioned work.
One of the reasons why I love teaching this script is not only because of the elegance, but the versatility of Copperplate. You can incorporate it into wedding invitation design, envelope addressing, marriage certificates, custom prints, logo design, and more!
After teaching thousands of students locally here in Southern California and online through Modern Calligraphy Summit 2.0, I'm thrilled to offer this course to you worldwide so you can learn from the comforts of your home. I'm looking forward to having you in class <3