Calligraphy

Explore the art of fine handwriting, develop and build skills in contemporary and traditional calligraphy, including lettering, layout, illumination, analysis of historical scripts, and specialised projects.

• Inspiring and creative short and term-long courses taught by professional practitioners for beginners through to advanced level.
• Day, evening and weekend courses in well-equipped rooms with a range of reference books and materials.
• Group and 1:1 teaching allows for ideas exchange and individual development with maximum hands-on time for projects.
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  1. Calligraphy

    Course Date: Thu 5 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the basics of calligraphy while studying italic hand. You will learn how to use colour and gold in your calligraphy. The course is suitable for beginners, but improvers with a special interest in italic are welcome.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £289.00
    Concession: £176.00

  2. Calligraphy and illumination

    Course Date: Tue 26 Sep 2017 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Study lettering, illuminating, heraldry and gold leaf. You will be given advice on tools and materials, and basic materials are included. Left handers are welcome.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £231.00
    Concession: £176.00

  3. Calligraphy for beginners

    Course Date: Fri 22 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the origins and purpose of early italic scripts, try out different inks, pens and papers, and create a finished example in italic script. Advice will be given on tools and materials. Suitable for left or right-handers.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  4. Calligraphy: beautiful writing

    Course Date: Mon 4 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn Formal Italic script and how to change its structure to produce a wide range of beautiful effects. Try out different calligraphic tools, materials and create your own finished piece of work. Suitable for beginners or improvers.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  5. Calligraphy: celebration invitations

    Course Date: Thu 25 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Give your special occasion that extra special touch by creating your own invitations. This course is ideal if you want to consolidate your writing skills and learn more about design and layout.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  6. Calligraphy: layout and lettering

    Course Date: Thu 26 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the principles and explore the essential steps of calligraphy work using a range of tools and techniques to create an individual piece. Suitable for beginners as well as improvers, left or right handers welcome.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £231.00
    Concession: £176.00

  7. Lettering with illustration

    Course Date: Wed 9 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make exciting compositions using hand drawn letterforms and personalised imagery. You will be guided in the use of a rich diversity of materials and inspired in the techniques of calligraphy and illustration to create works. For beginners and improvers.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  8. Modern calligraphy

    Course Date: Sun 1 Oct 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to write elegant stylish letterforms using a flexible pointed nib with ink. Once you’ve learnt how to write a basic alphabet we’ll begin breaking the rules of traditional calligraphy to find a style that is all your own.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £231.00
    Concession: £176.00

  9. Traditional Calligraphy: flourished italic

    Course Date: Mon 15 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the faster written Flourished Italic with its joined letters and decorative flourishes. Move beyond just copying script to use your calligraphy expressively, with flourish! Suitable for beginners, improvers and advanced students.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £231.00
    Concession: £176.00

  10. Try it out: calligraphy, formal and modern

    Course Date: Mon 6 Nov 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to find out about the difference between formal calligraphy and modern calligraphy? Come along to this session and have a go at writing both styles. Beginners and improvers welcome.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. Try it out: calligraphy, modern copperplate

    Course Date: Fri 13 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Modern calligraphy can be learned by everyone and used in business and everyday life to reflect your personality and creativity. This workshop will guide and show you how!. Suitable for left or right-handers.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  12. Try it out: calligraphy, traditional italic script

    Course Date: Mon 18 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Investigate the beautiful flowing calligraphy of traditional italic script while exploring pen usage, letterforms, spacing and words. Produce a short text inscription and discuss further learning. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  13. VE253 Try it out: calligraphy, modern decorated letters

    Course Date: Thu 21 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore simple colour theory and the use of colour for calligraphy. Investigate ink and paper colour relationships to create maximum impact and design a colour modern letter. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

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