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Calligraphy courses

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.

£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...
£170
Cumbria - Next course on 23rd May 2019
Gaynor Goffe is one of the UK's foremost calligraphers and teachers in the country; she has produced many Calligraphy books, and is able to turn her hand to any style of lettering including her own beautiful typeface (Hamada) as well as the currently popular modern scripts. She is teaching in Greystoke, Cumbria on Thu 23 & Fri 24th May 2019. Her last course here was attended by both beginners and experience calligraphers alike, each working...
£150
Cumbria - Next course on 3rd April 2019
Join talented illuminator, Sarah Lace, for a two day workshop in the historic craft of Illuminated Lettering. This workshop offers the opportunity to learn something of the history and origins about these art forms as we examine a range of styles from 6th Century Celtic through to the modern day; showing their development through time. Sarah will help with the design of your piece including simple techniques of constructing Celtic knotwork and spirals, decoration using...
£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...
£100
Cumbria - Next course on 21st March 2019
We're happy to announce a brand new modern calligraphy experience to take you from absolute beginner to star-in-the-making - in just one day! This ticket link is a discounted rate for the both sessions MORNING SESSION If you've never tried modern calligraphy before, join us in the morning to learn how to use a dip pen and nib to make beautiful flowing letters. We'll learn how to hold the pen, how to join letters 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...