The Complete Engraver: Monograms, Crests, Ciphers, and the Etiquette of Social Stationery
powerHouse Arena (37 Main St., Brooklyn)
Free, RSVP requested: rsvp@powerHouseArena.com
Join design and typography expert Nancy Sharon Collins for a hands-on workshop investigating the history and etiquette of engraved social stationary. Experience the classic process through an emersion in vintage lettering styles, monograms, crests, seals, calling cards, and more.
Workshop attendees will learn to make contemporary engraved symbols using vintage paper specimens as inspiration. Real engraving tools will be provided so that all attendees can try their hand with a “graver” or “burin”. Take home a custom letterform made with the elegant, almost lost art of engraving.