Working the grid with Gemma Black
By looking deeper into the structure of those writing masters who have preceded us, we will use their methods as an alternative way to create our texts. From where we are now, we will spend the weekend looking at the idea of planning our work using text blocks with a grid construction – working with few constraints of line drawing and
This method allows our letters and words to come alive on the page. We will use this method not to just copy the past but create more contemporary works, using their system. Our letterform of choice to demonstrate the working of the grid, will be the blackletter Fraktur.
Join Gemma for an informative and very enjoyable workshop with history as our guide.
Saturday 15 July and Sunday 16 July 2023
9.30am to 4.30pm
Two day workshop
Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre, Cremorne
$200 members/$240 non members