Mastering Sketching For Journaling with Janet Takahashi
The Portland Society for Calligraphy Presents:
Mastering Sketching For Journaling
A Workshop with Janet Takahashi
May 20 & 21, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
at Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus, Room TBA
Registration opens April 15, 2017
(Do not postmark registrations before this date)
About This Workshop
Experience the joy of sketching.
Prepare for a journey to explore all the varieties of sketching techniques in a workbook.
There are many ways to sketch and many different kinds of sketching. You will achieve an understanding of which technique to use in the time available during your sketching opportunities. The principles of page composition and integrating lettering elements within your pages will be explored. Come and find your personal drawing style and get ready to draw to your heart’s content. Open to all levels.
About The Instructor
JANET TAKAHASHI is a free-lance artist with a “love of letters,” specializing in calligraphy, illustration, and gilding. With a deep appreciation for nature and science, she paints in the field, working “en plein air” capturing the scenery before her. Nature’s showcase is her teacher and inspiration. She is an avid journal-keeper and savors life’s details with a sketch a day. Janet is a commercial illustrator and designer. Her work is widely published and is the author of Artful Journals and illustrator for the Speedball Textbook 24th Centennial Edition. Janet travels extensively teaching sketchbook journaling and calligraphy, appears frequently on PBS’ Make It Artsy tv and teaches most recently as artist-in-residence at Yosemite National Park.