Calligraphy for Lettercarvers 17 - 21 October

Duration: 5 days

Price: £485

Run by: Lynne Alexander
at The Lettering & Commemorative Arts Trust


The Stonecarving & Lettering Studio
Hundred Acre Lane
Wilsfield Green
East Sussex
RH17 7RU

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About the Course

The better informed we are the better the drawing hand becomes. This course will enable letter cutters to understand why the pen is important in the learning of letter forms.
Day 1: Introduction, pen exercises & Roman minuscules
Day 2: Continue to develop Roman minuscule & Roman capitals.
Day 3: Italics; pub lunch; visit to Ditchling Museum of Art & Craft & visit to Church.
Day 4: Continue italics with double pencils: Learning to adapt the calligraphic form for lettercutting.
Day 5: Drawing letters using a single pencil, using the calligraphic knowledge gained in the course.

Workshop fee does not include museum entry & pub lunch

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

What's included in the price?

Tools and materials are not included but they can be borrowed from the tutor. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available all day.
You will receive individual tuition from one of the UK's most talented craftsman. An inspiring and creative venue, good company and maybe the start of something new!

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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 17th October 2018

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