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Calligraphy and Papercutting at City Lit London

calligraphy and papercutting at City Lit London

Duration: 8 x 3 hour sessions

Price: £239

Book with: Sharon Shaw
at City Lit

1-10
Keeley Street
London
London
WC2B 4BA

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About the Course

Discover how to make exciting compositions using calligraphy with paper cutting techniques. You will be guided through the principles of calligraphy and learn how to draw with a scalpel through a series of creative step-by-step projects. We will look at the history of paper cutting and the work of contemporary paper cutting artists to understand how they use letterforms and images in their paper cut designs. This course is suitable for beginners and improvers.

By the end of this course you should be able to...
• turn images into paper cut designs
• embed a piece of text within a cut paper design
• create a piece of work from a sketch to a final design
More advanced students:
• work on self-directed projects with support from the tutor.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Basic materials will be provided for use in the classroom.
You will need to purchase an A3 folder for handouts and worksheets and a sketchbook to record letterform ideas and other sources of inspiration.



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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners