Marie Antoinette Canales is a master calligrapher, illustrator, caricaturist, artist and instructor. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art and Advertising at the University of Texas-Pan American (now UTRGV) and her Master of Arts degree in illustration at Syracuse University in New York. She studied calligraphy in Belgium and calligraphers to the Queen of England. Marie’s calligraphic works are in personal collections worldwide and the White House. Marie has taught at UTPA, South Texas College; for major corporations, museums, educator groups and privately since 1985 in Texas, Washington DC, and Italy. Canales has written two calligraphy books. Marie’s teaching philosophy is that “Desire is more important than skill, because if you have the desire to learn something, you will.” Canales designs classes that help develop artistic ability, inspire creativity and encourage the use of a new marketable skill.
Mondays – 6:30pm to 8:30pm | Start Date: February 4, 2019 | End Date: March 11, 2019
A beginning course in the Chancery Cursive style of calligraphy. The course covers upper and lowercase letters; rules, techniques and guidelines for learning calligraphy quickly and easily. Professional instruction on developing the art of calligraphy for fun and profit.
-Materials fee paid to instructor $45
(Course manual paper and projects)
-Materials for students to buy at Michaels or Office Depot (online or in-store):
1 one sheaffer calligraphy pen set
1 one clear clipboard