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. Creative calligraphy

    Creative calligraphy

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Your handwriting is unique; you can use it to add flair to your journals, wedding invitations and greetings cards. Come and learn how to bring the pleasure of handwriting back into your life.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Copperplate calligraphy

    Copperplate calligraphy

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use pointed pen for writing in Copperplate hand, which is famous for its fine lines, hand-made quality and romantic overtones. Suitable for both beginners and improvers, left and right-handers.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Calligraphy: gothic script

    Course Date: Mon 6 Aug 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  4. Try it out: calligraphy, modern copperplate

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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

  5. Calligraphy: flourished decorations

    Course Date: Thu 20 Sep 2018
    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

  6. Calligraphy for beginners

    Course Date: Fri 21 Sep 2018 (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: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  7. Calligraphy: modern copperplate

    Course Date: Mon 24 Sep 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    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: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  8. Calligraphy and illumination

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018 (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: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  9. Calligraphy

    Course Date: Thu 4 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    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: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  10. Try it out: calligraphy, formal and modern

    Course Date: Wed 24 Oct 2018 (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. Modern calligraphy

    Course Date: Sat 17 Nov 2018 (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: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  12. Creative calligraphy: personalising lettering

    Course Date: Sun 3 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  13. Calligraphy for beginners and improvers

    Course Date: Fri 1 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  14. Calligraphy: layout and lettering

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    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: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  15. Calligraphy techniques: linking text and image

    Course Date: Wed 8 May 2019 (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: £239.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £146.00

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