Fairy Tails Library Program

DETAILS
For a 60-minute program, starting cost is: $175
A portion of the fee goes to the nature photographer, Heather Sinon who allowed use of her photography
Class size: online, up to the library.

In-person class: base fee is the same with an additional travel fee of $0.55 per mile roundtrip from 24 Silkey Road, North Granby to host library. I use Mapquest mileage to determine mileage. If I am providing supplies, there will be a supply fee of $20.

SUMMARY
This workshop introduces large fairy tale-like decorated letters that include animals. The goal of the program is to get participants exploring color combinations, blending and shading with colored pencils. By providing participants with letters and animals they can trace, they can focus on playing with color rather than fretting the drawing process.

The program starts with a quick chat about decorated letters, some historical samples and the impact they have on design. Prior to the class, students will have chosen and printed out a versal letter outline (black and white) and an animal handout (color if at all possible). Colored pencil techniques will be discussed while participants work on their decorated letter.

MATERIALS
Students will need:

Two printed handouts created by Debby:
1) Versal letter of their choice
2) Animal worksheet for the critter of their choice
colored pencils
pencil
pencil sharpener
drawing paper or regular paper
tape is helpful, not critical

DESCRIPTION FOR MARKETING
Make your own Fairy Tail letter! Calligrapher, Debby Reelitz, will talk briefly about the tradition of a decorated letter and then guide you on the process of creating your very own fanciful letter wrapped around a critter! No drawing and lettering experience is necessary. Registered participants will select the letter and animal of their choice from a selection of digital files and then with colored pencils, we will trace and color our illuminated letter. Suggested supplies: pencil, eraser, colored pencils, pencil sharpener

 

I’m happy to answer questions. I’ve thrown out a lot of information!
860-413-9041

Samples of Projects by Participants