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Workshop on Calligraphy with the Folded Pen

  • LG4 Multi-function Room, Library HKUST (map)
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In this workshop participants will make their own calligraphy pens using cut out sheets of aluminium from soft drinks cans. The design of the nib allows the creation of a variety of marks. You will be taught systematically how to write a variety of scripts. You will have opportunities to create calligraphic letters of your own.

About the speaker - Dr Manny Ling

Dr. Manny Ling is a calligrapher, designer and educator. He is the Programme Leader for MA Design and Senior Lecturer in Design at the University of Sunderland, UK. He specializes in calligraphy, lettering, typographic design, and editorial design. He has responsibilities as Director of Studies for PhD research in Design and he is also the Director for the International Research Centre for Calligraphy (IRCC) at the University.

He is a world-renowned western calligrapher and has exhibited in many solo and group shows in the UK, Japan, France, Finland, Norway and Australia. His work is also showcased in many major publications. He was bestowed with a Honorary Fellowship from the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society (UK) in 2011 for his important contribution to the development of Western Calligraphy. He also won the Student-led Teaching Awards ‘Most Inspirational Lecturer’ in 2013.

Language: English


HKUST students may attain 2 hours credit for the HLTH1010 Healthy Lifestyle Course after attending the workshop.

Free admission
All are welcome
No admission under the age of 6

Online Registration: Click Here

Co-organized by the HKUST Center for Education Innovation, Center for the Arts and Library