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January program – Got Rhythm?

January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Colorado Calligraphers’ Guild January Program

Got Rhythm? Rhythm and Writing

Presented by Sharon Zeugin

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

6:30-8:00pm MDT

Members: free, Non-members: $10

Members need not register. Non-members please register below. A Zoom link will be sent to current members and program registrants a few days before the program. Please contact Ann Hiemstra with questions at workshops@coloradocalligraphers.com.







Program Description

Rhythm is the heartbeat of calligraphy. In this demonstration, Sharon will show you how to use ordinary tools to loosen up and practice an informal cursive italic. Because there are fewer pen lifts, and there is a natural swing from down stroke up the diagonal, italic is perfect for developing rhythm in our writing. Once we get the “beat,” we’ll have fun learning some simple polyrhythms to add individual flair and dynamism to our personal Italic hand.

This program is a preview of the workshop Illuminating the Dark offered by Heather Martinez, Tech Host Architect www.TechHostAcademy.com with Sharon, held on Thursdays, February 3 – 24 from 9am PDT/12pm EDT. For more information and to register, go to: bit.ly/illuminatingthedark22.

About Sharon

Sharon makes art and teaches in Austin, Texas and all over the USA, Canada and Europe. Her passion is combining text and images in a seamless and organic way on large canvases, artist books, paper or sketchbooks. Sharon’s award winning work appears in LAR, the Art and Craft of Handlettering and the Speedball Textbook and has been exhibited in the USA and Canada. As a teacher, Sharon’s aim is to ignite passion for claiming one’s personal creative voice, and to help students get over the fear of the blank page.

Materials to follow along

Pencils, colored pencils, ball point or felt pens


Ruler if needed


January 19
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Colorado Calligraphers’ Guild


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$ 10.00


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