Calligraphy / ITDI 216

Interdisciplinary students from CIAS and RIT

Graphic Design (Undergraduate) Classwork

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Students hard at work in the studio.

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Kris Holmes with some of her 2014 Type Design students.

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Students look at work in progress in the Type Design Course, 2014.

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A series of travel postcards for a trip taken after the semester was over.
Lorrie received these in the mail, with comments from Anem about the trip,
and about life.

Student: Anem Syed Iqbal
Photography: Namhee Kim

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A fun box of Foundational letters laser cut at RIT.

Student: Winnie Chen
Photography: Monica Gustin

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Close-up of laser-cut Foundational letters.

Student: Winnie Chen
Photography: Monica Gustin

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A set of playing cards with words of wisdom and eccentric characters.

Student: Yi Chen
Photography: Monica Gustin

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A close-up view of card fronts.

Student: Yi Chen
Photography: Monica Gustin

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Laser cut letters in Foundational Hand for a piece by Dr. Seuss.

Student: Amanda Farrington
Photography: Monica Gustin

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Life messages in embroidery in Foundational and Blackletter.

Student: Maria Gabriela Angulo Sanchez
Photography: Monica Gustin

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A series of floral-related pieces for several people named Rose in one family.

Student: Rebecca Dowling-Fitzpatrick
Photography: Monica Gustin

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One of three prints of animals with accompanying Foundational text.

Student: Student: Yun-Chieh (Emma) Hsieh
Photography: Monica Gustin

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The series of prints of animals with accompanying text in Foundational Hand.

Student: Yun-Chieh (Emma) Hsieh
Photography: Monica Gustin

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A series of quotes by notable design visionaries incorporating Foundational and Blackletter.

Student: Mick Bartholomew
Photography: Monica Gustin

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A series of framed pieces for friends of Erika's, using their favorite colors.

Student: Erika Edwards
Photography: Namhee Kim

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Kyle decided to do a wall for his apartment using Roman Capitals.

Student: Kyle Laidlaw

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Close-up view of Kyle's wall.

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A beautiful swashed italic on glass...hard to capture!

Student: Julia Morris
Photography: Lauren Asselmeyer

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A book of Italic letters.

Student: Lindsay Ernst
Photography: Elizabeth Haltiner

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The title page of Lindsay's book.

Student: Lindsay Ernst
Photography: Elizabeth Haltiner

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The sexiest letter of the alphabet, K!.

Student: Lindsay Ernst
Photography: Elizabeth Haltiner

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A series based on the song by Alanis Morissette.

Student: Leah Kotas
Photography: Lauren Asselmeyer

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Part of a series of inspirational messages to members of a sports team.

Student: Sydney Dacosta
Photography: Lauren Asselmeyer

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A piece designed to recognize the accomplishments of the RIT Student Government President.

Student: Andrea Shaver
Photography: Kathryn DiFrancesco

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Some cool custom italic pants using bleach and a nib on fabric.

Student: Katherine Curran
Photography: Lauren Asselmeyer

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A series from the Harry Potter books.

Student: Ashley DuBois
Photography: Elizabeth Haltiner

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A painting of a student's home with the address in Copperplate Hand.

Student: Lauren Everson
Photography: Kathryn DiFrancesco

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Part of a series with music lyrics in Blackletter using Copic Markers.

Student: Adrian Tiliacos
Photography: Kathryn DiFrancesco

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Close-up view of a piece about Shakespeare.

Student: Julia Morris
Photography: Kathryn DiFrancesco

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Three mini-books showing three hands learned in Calligraphy.

Student: Courtney Boire
Photography: Kathryn DiFrancesco

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A gift for the student's Father for Father's Day.

Student: Lauren Everson
Photography: Kathryn DiFrancesco

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The cup and saucer in the Alice in Wonderland series of kitchenware.

Student: Tori Bonagura
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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The plate in the Alice in Wonderland series of kitchenware.

Student: Tori Bonagura
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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The bowl in the Alice in Wonderland series of kitchenware.

Student: Tori Bonagura
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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An alphabet book in Italic.

Student: Tesia Goddard
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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The V page in the alphabet book.

Student: Tesia Goddard
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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The section page for love letters between Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

Student: Elizabeth Talamo
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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A page from the book of love letters by notable couples.

Student: Elizabeth Talamo
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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Coaster series for every possible happy hour.

Student: Wei Wei Huang
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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Part of a series created for couples celebrating their weddings or anniversaries.

Student: Lauren Everson
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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A romantic statement in copperplate.

Student: Lauren Everson
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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An ad for exciting drinks; part of a series.

Student: Courtney Boire
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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The entire ad campaign.

Student: Courtney Boire
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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A calendar for 2016.

Student: Abigail Smith
Photography: Cassidy Tallman

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A romantic piece with illustration.

Student: Jessie Schnall
Photography: Will Kelly

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The cover of a book on Psalm 23 as a gift for the artist's mother.

Student: Anita Byers
Photography: Will Kelly

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The inside front cover and dedication page of the book by Anita Byers.

Photography: Will Kelly

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A fun piece commemorating a nostalgic family vacation location.

Student: Andrew Bernardo
Photography: Will Kelly

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The cover of a book of original poems executed in Blackletter and Foundational hand.

Student: Tyler Mowbray
Photography: Will Kelly

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A spread from Tyler Mowbray's book of original poems.

Photography: Will Kelly

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Another spread from Tyler Mowbray's book of original poems.

Photography: Will Kelly

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A piece done for Jamie's twin sister Alexa based on a favorite poem to celebrate graduation and her first job out of school.

Student: Jamie Martinez
Photography: Will Kelly

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Calligraphy in pies!

Student: Emily Au
Photography: Emily Au

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Family pie crust in progress.

Student: Emily Au
Photography: Emily Au

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Family pie crust in progress.

Student: Emily Au
Photography: Emily Au

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Finished Thanksgiving Pie.

Student: Emily Au
Photography: Emily Au

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Thanksgiving pie crust in progress.

Student: Emily Au
Photography: Emily Au

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Emily Au's pie.

Student: Emily Au
Photography: Emily Au

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Book on Christopher Walken.

Student: Sophia Del Plato
Photography: Emily Au

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Page from book on Christopher Walken.

Student: Sophia Del Plato
Photography: Emily Au

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Page from book on Christopher Walken.

Student: Sophia Del Plato
Photography: Emily Au

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Bruce Springsteen Lyrics as a gift for the artist's father.

Student: Anita Byers
Photography: Emily Au

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The Hungry Caterpillar.

Student: Mary Stalter
Photography: Emily Au

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The Hungry Caterpillar.

Student: Mary Stalter
Photography: Emily Au

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The Bro Code.

Student: Nicholas Luongo
Photography: Emily Au

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Page from The Bro Code.

Student: NIcholas Luongo
Photography: Emily Au

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Tarot cards.

Student: Julianna Leone
Photography: Emily Au

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Family recipes for the kitchen.

Student: Lauren Everson
Photography: Emily Au

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Blackletter in a circle.

Student: Rebecca Boone

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A very cool engineered, multi-layered book on moonflowers.

Students: Matt (Spirit) Holbein and illustrations by his good friend Emily

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Unfolded view of the book; one of many layers!

Students: Matt (Spirit) Holbein and Emily

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An illustrated piece called "Cleft."

Student: Anna Overmoyer

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Close up of "Cleft."

Student: Anna Overmoyer

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Lettered upholstery with text of a poem with her name!

Student: Autumn Wadsworth

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View of the whole chair with the lettered seat.

Student: Autumn Wadsworth

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Three creative Mezuzahs.

Student: Jennifer Kotler

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Blackletter of text from an invented alphabet.

Student: Armando Aleman

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The invented alphabet in its original form.

Student: Armando Aleman

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A sheet showing the translation of Armando's alphabet.

Student: Armando Aleman

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Can you read this? Time for a translator!

Student: Armando Aleman

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One of a series of framed quotes as gifts for professors.

Student: Ashley Koszalka…... Nice gift!!!

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An illustrated Mother's Day gift.

Student: Radhika Mehra

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An example of projects displayed in the display case on the third floor.

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One of a series on "The Sword and the Stone" rendered in AfterEffects.

Student: Brittany Moran

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One of a series on "The Sword and the Stone" rendered in AfterEffects.

Student: Brittany Moran

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One of a series on "The Sword and the Stone"rendered in AfterEffects.

Student: Brittany Moran

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A world map with locations done in Italic.

Student: James Bogardus

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Book incorporating photography and Italic.

Student: Jenna Hebeler

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Book incorporating photography and Italic.

Student: Jenna Hebeler

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Book incorporating photography and Italic.

Student: Jenna Hebeler

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A selection of holiday wine glasses (one named for each reindeer) by Emily Butler.

Photograph by Hannah Schwob

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One of a series of images used on night lights.

Student: Lori Meyer

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A selection of holiday greetings by Kathryn Eble.

Photograph by Hannah Schwob

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Musical book about the songs of Billy Joel by Rachel Nicholson.

Photograph by Hannah Schwob

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Scarf modeled by the calligrapher/designer, Autumn Wadsworth.

Photograph by Hannah Schwob

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Scarf design.

Student: Autumn Wadsworth

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Big juicy blackletter.

Student: Jon Lavalley

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A student practices Chancery Cursive in class.

Student: John Albertini

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Sample of a class project.

Student: Lauren Keller

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Close-up view.

Student: Lauren Keller

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Sample of a class project.

Student: Lindsay Karl

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Sample of a student project.

Student: Garret Voorhees

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Fun with big, juicy markers on the first day of class.

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Big Juicy Letters done with graffiti markers during a freshman orientation BIG Letters Calligraphy Workshop with Kris Holmes, 2010.

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Big Juicy Letters done with graffiti markers during a freshman orientation BIG Calligraphy workshop with Kris Holmes, 2010.

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Wall critique.

Various students; Skis are by Lindsay Karl

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Sample of a class project.

Student: Remy Glock

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Close-up view of shirt designs and tags.

Student: Remy Glock

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Display of work done in Blackletter class.

Various students

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Blackletter example.

Student: Stephen Pecoraro

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Critique of work in progress.