POINTED PEN

HERMANN KILIAN
RETRO CAPITALS

WITH SABINE TACK

Kilian Caps

$75

full year access

Learn the unique retro style of Hermann Kilian!

~4 hours of instruction
broken into individual lessons

taught by Sabine Tack
hosted by Kestrel Montes

GET ACCESS NOW

How this will work:

  • This is a prerecorded class.
  • You will have instant access upon registering.
  • Includes closed captioning in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, and Japanese.
  • All handouts, links and recordings are found in the course portal.

This fun and quirky style that can't go unnoticed!

What you'll learn:

  • Full alphabet in Kilian's unique style
  • Alteration of letterforms to create variations
  • Understanding the¬†design process and choices
  • Examination of Kilian's works with an emphasis on his letterform variations and design choices
  • Manipulation of letterforms as subordinate factor in design priority¬†
  • Special characters and how to invent our own that we don't find in Kilian's works

Sabine teaches the letterforms using first a pencil and then a pointed pen. You could use a brush pen, paintbrush, colored pencils or a ruling pen... whatever tool is more your jam!

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Learn the forms, then, use the tool you prefer!

Pointed Pen

This is Sabine's tool of choice.

Ruling Pen

This was Kilian's tool of choice.

Glass Pen

Another great option.

Colored Pencil

Because, why not.

A super intriguing style that captivates our inner design nerd!

How this will work:

  • This is a prerecorded class.
  • You will have instant access upon registering.
  • Includes closed captioning in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, and Japanese.
  • All handouts, links and recordings are found in the course portal.
  • Includes ongoing access to the Student Artboard, our community forum.
GET ACCESS NOW

Kilian Caps

$75

full year access

Learn the unique retro style of Hermann Kilian!

~4 hours of instruction
broken into individual lessons

taught by Sabine Tack
hosted by Kestrel Montes

GET ACCESS NOW

How this will work:

  • This is a prerecorded class.
  • You will have instant access upon registering.
  • Includes closed captioning in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, and Japanese.
  • All handouts, links and recordings are found in the course portal.

About Sabine:

Based in Munich, Germany, Sabine Tack discovered calligraphy as a therapeutic exercise after a stroke. Pointed pen arts quickly transformed into a passionate daily ritual, with the nib on paper becoming a meditative sanctuary. In 2018, Sabine launched a calligraphy podcast, showcasing the profound impact of calligraphy on her life. Through a blend of therapeutic origins and creative exploration, Sabine has forged a deep and lasting connection with the craft.

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LearnCalligraphy.com classes are hosted by Kestrel Montes. Aside from serving her own clients, Kestrel is perhaps better known for creating innovative tools and resources for the calligraphy community. Kestrel's own success as a professional artist paired with her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership, gives her a unique skill set to create quality educational opportunities and enhance professional community building.

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