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Calligraphy brushed lettering for beginners


Duration: 10am until 1pm

Price: £45

Run by: Helenka Brown
at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate

Hanwell Wine Estate
Melton Road
Hickling Pastures
Melton Mowbray
Nottinghamshire
LE14 3QG

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About the Course

Spend a morning learning the wonderful art of brushed lettering. Relax in our craft barn and be inspired by the beautiful surrounding views of Nottinghamshire’s rolling countryside. Guided by our exceptionally talented tutor Nikki Whiston; she will teach you the techniques step by step for you to use the brush pen, so by the end of your session you will be writing short quotes using your beautiful letters.
The perfect way to spend your morning, learning a new craft and discovering a new passion.
This workshop is perfect for all levels of ability, no experience needed. All materials, tools and light refreshments are included in the workshop price so you don’t need to bring anything, just yourself. You will also be able to keep your brush pen so you can continue your new found skill at home.

Outline of your session
9.55am Arrival and enjoy light refreshments
10am Welcome and introduction to your tutor, Nikki
10.05 Be inspired by what you are about to learn
Shown the tools, materials and techniques and start practicing
11.15am Refreshments with a snack
1.00pm Time for home with your fabulous new found skill, brush pen and worksheets

Please note – all materials are included in the workshop price, however additional calligraphy supplies are available to purchase direct from Nikki at the end of the workshop.

About Nikki Whiston
An accomplished calligraphy artist, Nikki works with a variety of lettering styles working with ink, brushes, paint pens and nibs. Her preference is to work by hand rather than digitally to ensure a more nature, fluid look.
Running regular workshops she also specialises in hand painted signage, wedding stationary, greeting card design and window art.

To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 14.

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?

Please note – all materials are included in the workshop price, however additional calligraphy supplies are available to purchase direct from Nikki at the end of the workshop.



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Course Start Dates

Friday 5th July 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly

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