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Calligraphy & Brush Lettering courses

Calligraphy and brush lettering courses, classes and workshops across the UK. Learn the art of creating beautiful handwriting using Italics, Copperplate, Roman, or San Vito... Educate yourself in these ancient elegant calligraphic scripts and develop a skill you will enjoy for always.

£60
Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 2019
Join the talented local calligrapher, Claire Gould, for a relaxed beginner's modern calligraphy workshop where you will learn everything to get you started with beautiful handwritten lettering styles. So you love all the gorgeous hand lettering on Instagram and Pinterest, but you have never held a calligraphy pen before. Maybe you had a calligraphy set for Christmas, or you made a New Year’s resolution to learn a new hobby. We’ll start with assembling a pen...
£35
Online & Cambridgeshire
One day calligraphy workshops near Ely, Cambridgeshire, taught by a leading professional calligrapher, ANY scripts can be learned including the currently very popular 'modern' pointed pen calligraphy. suitable for all levels from beginner to advanced, flexible dates, approximately fortnightly, no commitment beyond each workshop. Intensive tuition for longer periods eg 5 days or more, available on request. Small groups of 3-6. Individual tuition with plenty of demonstration. Long-standing Fellow of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts...
£100
Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 2019
This is a combined option of the two separate workshops we have running on 6th June and 6th August. Come and play with us for the day and enjoy a discounted rate. Start the day with learning how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Claire will teach the basics of a modern calligraphy alphabet and show you how to vary the flow of...
£60
Cumbria - Next course on 6th June 2019
Let’s explore the magic of fabulously creative brush lettering pens! There’s something very accessible about brush pen calligraphy and brush lettering – part of the fun is colour blending – your tutor, Claire, will show you how to paint simple words in sunset colours! You’ll have a selection of brush lettering pens to use on the day – bring a friend and you can swap your pens during the class for more variation in your...
£170
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd May 2019
We are delighted that top calligrapher and tutor Gaynor Goffe is returning to Cumbria in May 2019 - full course details can be seen on our website, the link is above. Gaynor Goffe is one of the UK's foremost calligraphers, only rarely does she travel north, we are delighted she has agreed to return to Greystoke on Thu 23 & Fri 24th May this year. Her last course here was attended by both beginners and...
£65
London
Come join a special 2 hours workshop that will help you create fabulous Calligraphy Christmas cards in your own style! The workshop will start with an introduction to the supplies you will use during the MagInk Letters trip. Then the calligraphy exercises will begin with basic strokes and letter forms. You’ll practice the alphabet to get used to writing the letters. During the workshop there will be plenty of time for 1 to 1 tuition...
£40
Gloucestershire
During the session, key modern calligraphy basics will be covered; how to use the essential tools, mark making drills to practice applying pressure to your new pen, and alphabet practices before moving on to whole words. Emma from Emerald Paper Design will be giving demonstrations each step of the way, as well as being on hand for individual guidance. All participants will get a goodie bag to take away it will contain: 1 nib, 1...
£65
London
The elegant Copperplate never goes out of fashion! It's like the Little Black Dress! Always stunning. Join us for a Copperplate Calligraphy Class and fine letters that can guide you to create your distinctive lettering, full of character and charm that you can use in your everyday artistic work or your occasional writing! You will learn Copperplate basic principles and rules that make it so beautiful and delicate, you will find out techniques to create...
£65
London
Is the big day coming? Are you looking for some beautiful place cards , envelopes or thank you notes to give to your guests? Well, you are at the right place! Join our 2 hours workshop to learn how to make your own place cards, thank you cards and envelopes using calligraphy and flourishing. We’ll start with introducing you to the supplies we are going to use during our Wedding Calligraphy workshop. Then we can...
£70
Cumbria
Join talented illuminator, Sarah Lace, for a one day workshop in the historic craft of Illuminated Lettering. Sarah will begin with a brief history of the subject through the centuries and demonstrate both traditional and modern techniques. Sarah will then guide you to design and create your own illuminated letter which you will decorate using the techniques shown using watercolour and gold. This workshop is suitable for beginners. For those who are not familiar with...