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Calligraphy courses, classes and workshops taught all across the UK. Learn calligraphy techniques with experienced tutors and make your greeting cards and invitations extra special. Would you like to learn calligraphy - the art of beautiful writing? Courses are offered for both experienced and beginner calligraphers. Join a calligraphy course, workshop or group and be inspired by expert tuition of this ancient art form. Every civilisation that uses the written word to convey meaning and communication has developed styles of calligraphy... imbuing the written text with extra layers of meaning, value and importance.

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Next course on 21st January 2017
This one day workshop is suitable for complete beginners or for those wanting to refresh their mount cutting skills. Cutting your own mounts allows you to use standard size frames and recycle existing ones. Save a small fortune on framing costs and get your pictures out of the drawer and onto your walls. . Perfect for painters, crafters, photographers, calligraphers, textile artists, in fact anyone wanting to make their pictures / textiles look their best....
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This evening course involves an essential calligraphy technique related to a visual art of writing Hangul, the Korean alphabet. Begin by learning how to hold the brush, write a stroke and study the 24 consonants and vowels of Hangul. The course also integrates additional aspects of Korean culture to promote students’ cross-cultural awareness and understanding. * Class suitable for all levels with an enthusiasm for Hangul and Calligraphy. Here at The Korean Cultural Centre we...
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Half day calligraphy workshops at my home near Ely, Cambs, suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Well-known professional calligrapher, fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society and the Society of Scribes & Illuminators. You can learn a script of your choice, experiment with scripts and work towards finished calligraphic compositions. Also offered is...
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One day workshops near Ely, Cambridgeshire, suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. A leading professional calligrapher, fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society and the Society of Scribes & Illuminators. You can learn a script of your choice, experiment with scripts and work towards finished calligraphic compositions. Also offered is preparation for the...
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Each 2 day course is great for beginners and those with some experience. Dates for 2016 (so far) are: June 17-18 : Beautiful Lettering from my Calligraphy pen September 24-15 : Calligraphy in Colour You'll create real pieces of calligraphy and try all sorts of tips that will allow you to carry on with this addictive skill. Please send me an email via the contact form above if you've any questions. The course is held...
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Next course on 18th November 2017
Calligraphy For Beginners - "Uncommon Uncials" Tutor: Jan Jeffreys FCLAS Definition of uncial: Uncial is a majuscule script (written entirely in capital letters) commonly used from the 3rd to 8th centuries AD by Latin and Greek scribes. Uncial letters were used to write Greek, Latin, and Gothic. UNCIALS UNCHAINED OR UNCOMMON UNCIALS, for beginners and improvers. A day to discover the pleasure of writing with the broad-edged pen. We will look at the beautiful St.Cuthbert...
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Next course on 17th February 2017
Friday 17th February to Sunday 19th February 2017 This course is suitable for all levels, beginners to advanced, as much of the tuition is on an individual basis. Course participants can choose to concentrate on a script of their choice from the following: Italic, Italic capitals, Foundational hand, Roman capitals, sharpened italic, uncial, Cnut charter hand, San Vito capitals, copperplate, experimental letterforms, learning or tuning up the alphabet, letter spacing and using the script at...
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Series of eight 2 hour classes held in Crediton Arts Centre, East Street Crediton. An introduction to foundational & italic calligraphic scripts designing and laying out a page of work and other applications of your new found skills. Next courses April 2017 & September 2017
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Next course on 21st February 2017
10th January - 7th February - 5 sessions Nearly full! Just 1 place remaining 21st February - 28th March - 6 sessions (please note this costs £150 to account for the additional week) 2 PLACES AVAILABLE 25th April - 23rd May 2 PLACES AVAILABLE Tuesdays 7pm - 9 pm 5 x Session Calligraphy Course for beginners A lovely, relaxed course, aimed at giving you the skills and confidence to measure up and practise this lovely...
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Next course on 13th February 2017
THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. If you are interested in this particular class, please e mail us and we will contact you if a place becomes available. A 10 week evening course for those wanting to learn calligraphy or to improve and expand their existing calligraphy skills. Classes run from 7-9pm. Complete beginners start with letter construction using pencils and will progress into ink and colour; you will learn the Foundational Hand this term. Improvers...