Faux Calligraphy: Festive Slate Platter

Faux Calligraphy: Festive Slate Platter
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Description

This workshop explores the wonderful art of lettering using faux calligraphy techniques; a lettering technique to imitate the style of modern calligraphy using everyday pens. The workshop will begin with an overview of faux calligraphy and some lettering exercises to help you create letter forms. You will then use these skills to create your own wording on a slate platter, with a few words of your choosing using chalk pens.

Choose to use this sign for your festive entertaining, as a snack platter for your Christmas movie nights or make this as a special wedding, anniversary, new home, birthday or Christmas gift for someone special.

This technique is ideal for individuals who would like to explore modern calligraphy more, or who struggle using a pointed pen, but want to create a similar lettering style that a nib produces. Guests take home their personalised slate piece. All materials are provided. Simply arrive with an idea of what to put onto your slate piece.

Let’s make letters look beautiful!

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Included on the day:

All materials

Expert tuition

1 to 1 guidance

Detailed demonstrations

A selection of tea, freshly brewed coffee, biscuits and delicious cakes

And of course you take your wonderful creations from the day. If you share any photographs of your day here and/or your finished work, we’d love to see the.

Terms - Fee is payable on booking. If, having booked, you cancel your booking, we are unable to offer a refund. We reserve the right to cancel a workshop up to 48 hours prior to the workshop date. We will only cancel due to insufficient places sold and you will be refunded the full amount paid.

Level: Beginner

Number of students: 10

Maker

Lauren Millbank at Micklems Farm Creative Workshops

Venue

Micklems Farmhouse
Knowl Hill
Reading
Berkshire
RG10 9YD

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners

Duration

3 hours (10:00am to 1:00pm)

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