University of Atlantia

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The Evolution of Blackletter in Germany

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Instructor:
Livia Zanna


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA78 March 5, 2011
Crs #:
309
Date:
Sat Mar 05
Time:
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Fee:
$1.00
Length:
1 hr
Credits:
1
Attendees:
9/20
Room:
807
Course Category:
Arts & Sciences
Track:
Scribal
Description
A discussion on the evolution of blackletter scripts, including Textualis, Fraktur, Schwabacher, and Cursiva, and the subtle differences between these hands. Handout, ink, and test paper will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring the calligraphy pen and nib they normally use for playing around, but a few loaners will be available.