Calligraphy

Do you have an interest in calligraphy and the enthusiasm to want to learn more? You can choose to study lettering, illuminating, heraldry and gold leaf on our number of calligraphy courses. Part-time courses are available during the daytime and evening. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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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 7 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 for beginners and improvers

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This workshop will take you through a step-by-step process, letter-by-letter practice and analysis of the Copperplate script. Increasingly popular due to its fine lines, hand-made quality and romantic overtones, you'll learn by using historic models and demonstrations. Suitable if you are either left or right handed. Tutor: Veiko Kespersaks.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  5. Calligraphy taster

    Calligraphy taster

    Course Date: Sat 12 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Fancy having a go at this beautiful art form? This short weekend course will introduce you to the fundamental principles of lettering and calligraphy. Focussing on broad edged script, you'll use different pens and nibs, and leave having completed your own sample. Tutor: Sharon Shaw.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  6. Calligraphy: beautiful writing

    Course Date: Mon 4 Jun 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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

  7. 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

  8. Calligraphy: gothic script

    Course Date: Mon 7 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take the first step and start learning calligraphy. This short course will introduce you to the basics of calligraphy whilst getting to grips with the historic gothic script. All levels welcome. Tutor: Ivo Grantins.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  9. Calligraphy: layout and lettering

    Course Date: Thu 26 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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

  10. Lettering with illustration

    Course Date: Wed 9 May 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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