Dreaming In Script | Masgrimes Workshops

Tucson, Arizona

Beginner Engrosser’s Script

Join us for a single-day workshop on the fundamentals of Zanerian Engrosser’s Script. This class outlines techniques and philosophies for beginning a journey in historical American script writing and provides a foundation from which the beginner calligrapher can build outward into their unique areas of interest. This course covers: oblique penholder use, exemplar analysis, the foundational strokes of Engrosser’s Script, and cursory letter construction.

Students should expect to analyze script at a depth that they may be previously unfamiliar with. This class helps to illuminate the nuances of excellently crafted letters through individual and partner exercises, diagramming, and dialogue.

No previous knowledge with the oblique pen holder required, but some familiarity with calligraphy and/or cursive writing is helpful. Have questions? Get all the specifics on Eventbrite.

Asia Tour

The entire month of March is filled with exciting workshops spread all the way from Hong Kong, to Jakarta and wrapping up in Manila. These courses will be listed directly through local contacts in each country. To locate a workshop nearest you, contact:

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David’s teaching methods have resulted in some pretty impressive results as evidence by his students. In my opinion, he is one of the finest modern day practitioners of Engrosser’s script.

– Dr. Joseph Vitolo of www.zanerian.com


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Comments from past students

I’ve been studying calligraphy for a number of years, but I have never had anyone explain the fundamentals of Engrosser’s script as thoroughly as David did in this class. I wish I had begun my calligraphy journey with this course!

– Chantelle Hoffmann (Portland on 6/25)

I was so thankful to meet David at the Foundations Workshop in NYC! David is exceptionally gifted and his love of calligraphy is so apparent. He is so warm and friendly, which makes for good chats and even better learning! You know that teacher you really like because they’re very chill and you can tell they love the subject they’re teaching- yup that’s David!

– Becky Park (Manhattan on 3/12)

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