Swash Capitals

Swash Capitals
Medium: Ink on Paper
Size: 8 1/2 x 11
Mark Lurz
Course Title

Swash Capitals

Dates & Times


Thursdays – February 6 to March 5, 2020 (February 13 excluded)
Time 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Instructor: Mark Lurz

Skill Level



Class capacity 15

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Registration opens December 12, 2020

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The student for this class has taken a beginner’s class for Italic and would like to advance to a more elegant script with flourishes and the beautiful Swash Capitals.

Instructor Information

Mark is a founding member and past President of the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto. Mark received his formal training at the Arts & Crafts School in Basel, Switzerland. Over the years, he has furthered his writing skills attending numerous classes with international instructors. Although he worked in the gravure printing industry as a colour retoucher for close to 40 years, calligraphy remained his passion. He has taught his own calligraphy classes in Toronto and neighbouring Ontario cities for 45 years. Mark continues to execute commissioned work, calligraphic cards/art and has worked for several films.


Materials Needed:

Pilot Parallel Pen 2.4mm or 1.5 Mitchell steel nib, pens, nibs, holders, ink and paper are available for purchase in class.


Basic Italics

Course Fee

Registration opens December 12, 2020

Members and Friends: $120 / Early Bird Rate until January 6, 2020 $110

Non-Members: $140 / Early Bird Rate until January 6, 2020 $130

Class supplies: Students bring $ payable to instructor


Studio B

Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC)
56 Neilson Drive
Etobicoke ON
M9C 1V7

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