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Italic Calligraphy with Jane Lappage

Italic Calligraphy with Jane Lappage

Duration: 1/2 Day (10:00am - 1:00pm)

Price: £30

Run by: David Humphreys
at Created By Hand

07977 657785

The Stables, Strelley Hall
Main Street,
Strelley Village
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG8 6PE

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About the Course

Italic calligraphy is a traditional style of calligraphy that uses a chisel nib to produce a distinct and stylish pen script.

The workshops are suitable for all levels and are light hearted, fun and aimed to give a taster of the basic skills needed to produce this very popular and beautiful script. Ideal for all those personal touches to your crafted cards or for generating your own unique designs.

In this quick class you will learn about the history of calligraphy and how to correctly hold and generate the strokes needed to create this lovely script, concentrating particularly on at letter formation.

Finish the workshop by producing a final piece of your choice, demonstrating all that has been learned during the session.

For those of you who are already familiar with this style you can use the class to look at flourishes and creative free styles or just brush up on your skills.

Everything is provided for the class including a basic pen nib holder and nib, practice lines, letters and paper (all yours to keep) along with Jane’s years of knowledge and information on this historic skill.

Many other products for excelling at this art will be available to buy on the day.

Course Highlights
• Friendly, comfortable and well lit environment
• Use of all tools and materials needed to complete your projects
• Generous table space
• Clear information and demonstrations

The course focus is always on fun and friendly creativity with lots of personal tuition from an experienced calligraphy artist.

FOOD: Hot and cold refreshments will be provided throughout the workshop. Alternatively the shop is situated next to the wonderful Mulberry Tree Cafe where you can purchase delicious food and refreshments at reasonable prices.

If you have attended one of these workshops previously then you will be eligible for a 10% discount on this course

Class sizes will be limited to 8 people so get in touch soon to book your place.

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?

The course cost includes all materials, use of tools and teas / coffees throughout the day.



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Course Start Dates

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


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