Calligraphy

Calligraphy courses in London

Students on City Lit calligraphy courses can explore the art of fine handwriting, and develop skills in contemporary and traditional calligraphy. On our courses, you can choose from a range of scripts to study, including Modern calligraphy, Copperplate, Illuminated lettering, brush lettering and Gothic.

You can learn how to create layouts, analyse historical scripts, and work on specialised, individual projects. City Lit offers inspiring and creative short and term-long courses for beginners through to advanced level, and all our classes are taught by professional practitioners and industry specialists.

We offer day, evening and weekend courses in well-equipped rooms with access to a range of reference books and materials and where group and one to one teaching allows for the exchange of ideas and individual development with maximum hands-on time for projects.

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  1. Full fee £419.00 Senior fee £335.00 Concession £272.00
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  4. Calligraphy: modern copperplate variations
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 12 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Veiko Kespersaks
    Learn how to use a pointed pen for writing in copperplate hand, which is famous for its fine lines, hand-made quality and romantic overtones.This fun class is an introduction to Spencerian script and its connection to basic strokes and letterforms. You will also learn the history of Spencerian script and it will give you some new knowledge of penmanship. Suitable for both beginners and improvers, left and right handers.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  5. Calligraphy: Spencerian scripts
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 22 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Veiko Kespersaks
    Learn how to use a pointed pen for writing in copperplate hand. Spencerian script developed from the English Cursive and stands out for its delicately shaded lowercase and prominent capitals. With very intense shadows, obtained with a pointed pen, it is famous for its fine lines, hand-made quality and romantic overtones. Suitable for both beginners and improvers, left and right handers.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
  6. Calligraphy: decorated letterforms
    Course start date:  Mon 22 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sharon Shaw
    Gilded initials make perfect gifts for family and friends. You’ll learn painting techniques and how to apply a PVA mordant and use real leaf. You will be provided with a number of decorative alphabet templates and then taken step-by-step through the stages of drawing, painting and applying real gold to create your own illuminated decorated letterform.
    Full fee £349.00 Senior fee £279.00 Concession £227.00
  7. Calligraphy: modern copperplate
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Veiko Kespersaks
    Learn how to write elegant letterforms using a pointed pen with ink. Once you have learnt how to write a basic copperplate alphabet, we will begin breaking the rules of traditional calligraphy to find a style that is all your own. The course is suitable for beginners as well as improvers, and both left-handers and right-handers.
    Full fee £449.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £292.00
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  8. Calligraphy for beginners
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 11 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sharon Shaw
    Learn how to write formal calligraphy scripts using a 3.8mm Pilot parallel calligraphy pen. The parallel calligraphy pen is a versatile, transportable broad-edged cartridge pen which allows you to write thick and thin strokes. Advice will be given on other tools and materials you can use for calligraphy. This course is suitable for left and right-handers.
    Full fee £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
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