27 Jul 2016

A spark and a flourish

From Upbeat, 1:20 pm on 27 July 2016

Calligrapher and illustrator Kate Hursthouse is keeping hand lettering alive. She’s presenting a workshop at this year’s Spark International Festival of Music, Media, Arts & Design. She explains how typography is a modern day art form, what it’s like overseeing the survival of calligraphy in New Zealand, and how difficult it is to illustrate children’s books.