Ronde, sometimes referred to as French Ronde, was used in France in the 17th Century.We will commence the workshop using a traditional broad-edged nib. It is also planned that participants will make a small box, or at least start one, which will be decorated with the script.
With Glenis Sheather
Materials: Normal Calligraphy kit, including an A3 layout pad
Ink or gouache of choice
William Mitchell 2 (or similar) broad-edged nib
Pointed nib of your choice, e.g. Post Office Nib, Gillot 404 or similar
2 x A4 sheets of light weight card, approx. 90 gsm, e.g. Mi-teints, Lana or similar
Ink or gouache in a contrasting colour to your card
Approx. 60 cm of fine gauze ribbon to match or contrast with the colour scheme of your box.
Pencil, Ruler, Cutting blade, Cutting mat