Enchangting Light Italic – Online live class with Huy Hoang Dao


14th and 15th July 2020 – from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Rome Time)
in Direct Via ZOOM
The Zoom session will be recorded. If you are unable to watch live, you may still take the class.
Links for the videos will be sent to you after class has ended and expire in 1 week.

+39 349-6051804 (Whatsapp)

“The workshop is aimed at everyone: designers, professionals, students, graphic designers, tattoo artists, letter lovers, just curious people or anyone interested in calligraphy, both as an artistic medium and as a graphic element to complete or enrich an editorial or advertising work.

– Buy the Workshop through the normal e-commerce procedure of the site
– The days before the Workshop, you will receive the PDF handout and your personal address to access the Zoom Direct with the rest of the Class by mail.

– 4 Hours live on ZOOM in 2 Days shared with teacher and class with the possibility to interact at the moment.
– Handouts and Work sheets in PDF format

To be part of the classe Some experience with the edged pen is needed.

• TOPIC: Enchangting Light Italic

Formal Italic hand has so many possibilities that require much practice and research of art and letter design. Pricipal rules, such as 45 degree pen angle, 5 pen width x-height, 5 degree slant, may limit us to create enjoyable and elegant letterfoms. In this workshop we will focus on the elegant use of small nibs to write beautiful light Italic forms, then blur the border of broad edge and pointed pen calligraphy by bringing beautiful touch-up of Roundhand into Italic.

SUPPLY LIST (excluded from the registration fee) WORLDWIDE SHOP SHOP  IN ITALIA

  • Straight Pen Holder

  • Some small broad edge nibs (Speedball C4-5 or Mitchell 05-06)
  • Gouaches or watercolors

  • Fine paper (highly recommend Hahnemuhle Ingres/Watercolor hot press, Arches Textwoves or Khadi). Any other fine papers you have

  • Pencil, eraser, etc.


Hoang is a full-time calligrapher based in Hanoi, Vietnam. Deeply inspired by his late grandfather, he learnt from calligrapher Margaret Shepherd and spends time studying lettering and history. He is recognised international calligraphy artist despite his young age. He was awarded the 2016 IAMPETH scholarship to attend Annual Convention in Portland, Oregon, US; 2017 Dancing Letters Scholarship to attend international calligraphy conference Letterworks in Ogden, UT, US and 2018 Seattletters Scholarship in Bellingham, WA. Hoang teaches both the broad nib and the pointed pen, specialized in Roman, Italic, Roundhand, Spencerian and Flourishing classes. His international teaching tour started in Singapore and Jakarta in 2015, and has since been invited to teach in the various cities in the US, Australia, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Japan. Hoang is also a pen maker; he makes pen holders by hand and is constantly driven to improve his craftsmanship to place beautiful pens in the hands of new owners. He also learn Japanese Urushi (lacquer painting) and bring his pens to new level of art.

1 customer review


Original price was: €80,00.Current price is: €49,90.

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1 review for Enchangting Light Italic – Online live class with Huy Hoang Dao

  1. Miriam Jones (verified owner)

    An excellent class that broadened my ideas about the italic script.

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