Judith Livingston

Asemic Writing Workshop


Supply List


Code: 324359

Dates:  Sundays, April 15 & 22, 2018                             

Time:  1:00pm -4:00pm

Instructor: Judith Livingston

Class Size: 10

Location: The Varley Art Gallery


Join Judith Livingston as she delves into Asemic Writing –a form of abstract calligraphy and world-wide art movement. Inspired by the Varley’s current exhibitions, Wafaa Bilal 168:01 and Inscapes, this two-day workshop includes a gallery tour, artist’s demonstrations, and exercises to help students apply Asemic Writing to their own art. Fusing text and imagery, this is a great course for all levels of artists.

All media, except oils, welcome. Materials not included; Supply list available online. 


Day 1: Discovering Asemic Writing

Art exercises using various techniques and materials

·   Pencils - graphite (HB or B ..) and coloured

·   Pens or Markers - (waterproof/permanent)

        Sharpie - Fine Point, Ultra Fine or Staedtler pigment liner or Sakura Micron

        (optional) - India Ink or Acrylic Inks and Calligraphy nib pens

·   Ruler

·   Spiral-ring Mixed Media Pad or Sketchbook


Day 2: Using Asemic Writing in Your Art

·    Supply from Day 1 plus -  * Supplies based on individual preferences

·    Assortment of Paper - sheet music, book pages, rice and specialty papers, scrapbooking papers  

·    Previously completed work or work in progress is encouraged

   i.e. paintings, mixed media, mixed media collage, prints, Altered Books

·   Adhesives if collaging (Acrylic matte gel, or UHU or Elmer's Glue Stix)


·         Curry's Art Supplies - 179 Enterprise Blvd, Markham

·         Studio Six Framing and Art Supplies - 155-157 Denison St., Markham

·         DeSerres - 9325 Yonge Street , Richmond Hill (16th Ave & Yonge)

·         Discount - The Art Supplies - 646 Major Mackenzie Dr. E. Richmond Hill (at Bayview)

  Miscellaneous Items may be found at Wal-Mart, Michael's and  Dollar Stores