Calligraphy

Explore the art of fine handwriting, develop and build skills in contemporary and traditional calligraphy, including lettering, layout, illumination, analysis of historical scripts, and specialised projects.

• Inspiring and creative short and term-long courses taught by professional practitioners for beginners through to advanced level.
• Day, evening and weekend courses in well-equipped rooms with a range of reference books and materials.
• Group and 1:1 teaching allows for ideas exchange and individual development with maximum hands-on time for projects.
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  1. Calligraphy: flourished decorations

    Course Date: Thu 20 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This class is being offered to those who wish to study further the art of flourishing for use with pointed pen lettering. Lettering will not be taught in this class. We will spend time going over a variety of entry and exit strokes, flourishes, stand alone decorative elements, the principals of correct shape, size and design.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  2. Calligraphy for beginners

    Calligraphy for beginners

    Course Date: Fri 21 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to write formal calligraphy scripts using a broad-edge pen and ink.

    Advise will be given on tools and materials. Suitable for left and right-handers.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  3. Calligraphy: modern copperplate

    Calligraphy: modern copperplate

    Course Date: Mon 24 Sep 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the origins and purpose of early italic scripts, try out different inks, pens and papers, and create a finished

    example in italic script. Advice will be given on tools and materials. Suitable for left or right-handers.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  4. Calligraphy and illumination

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Study lettering, illuminating, heraldry and gold leaf. You will be given advice on tools and materials, and basic materials are included. Left handers are welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  5. Italic handwriting

    Course Date: Sun 30 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to learn how to create a beautiful and personal style of italic handwriting? Explore the origins and purpose of early italic scripts, try out different inks, pens and papers, and create a finished example in italic script. Advice will be given on tools and materials. Suitable for left or right-handers. Absolute beginners and improvers all welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  6. Build calligraphy course

    Build calligraphy course

    Course Date: Mon 1 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Step into calligraphy with this two term course. Learn techniques and develop essential skills for using tools and materials to produce beautiful work. The course will cover specialist skills-based training in calligraphy and design, blending traditional skills with an introduction to the latest trends in calligraphy and the design world. An exciting, challenging, indepth introduction for beginners.
    Full fee: £1,499.00
    Senior fee: £1,499.00
    Concession: £914.00

  7. Calligraphy

    Course Date: Thu 4 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the basics of calligraphy while studying italic hand. You will learn how to use colour and gold in your calligraphy. The course is suitable for beginners, but improvers with a special interest in italic are welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  8. Try it out: calligraphy, formal and modern

    Course Date: Wed 24 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like to find out about the difference between formal calligraphy and modern calligraphy? Come along to this session and have a go at writing both styles. Beginners and improvers welcome.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  9. Modern calligraphy

    Course Date: Sat 17 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to write elegant stylish letterforms using a flexible pointed nib with ink. Once you’ve learnt how to write a basic alphabet we’ll begin breaking the rules of traditional calligraphy to find a style that is all your own.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  10. Calligraphy: roman capitals

    Course Date: Thu 24 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the principles and explore the essential steps of calligraphy work using a range of tools and techniques to

    create an individual piece. Suitable for beginners as well as improvers, left or right handers welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  11. Creative calligraphy: personalising lettering

    Creative calligraphy: personalising lettering

    Course Date: Sun 3 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to create your own unique style of calligraphic handwriting and be inspired by the work of historical and contemporary calligraphers.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  12. Calligraphy for beginners and improvers

    Calligraphy for beginners and improvers

    Course Date: Fri 1 Mar 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn and develop calligraphy skills on this beginners and improvers course. You will practice with a range of pens and papers, and create a finished example using a favourite quotation. Advice will be given on tools and materials. Suitable for left or right-handers.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  13. Try it out: calligraphy, modern copperplate

    Course Date: Fri 12 Apr 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Modern calligraphy can be learned by everyone and used in business and everyday life to reflect your personality and creativity. This workshop will guide and show you how! Suitable for left or right-handers.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  14. Calligraphy: layout and lettering

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the principles and explore the essential steps of calligraphy work using a range of tools and techniques to create an individual piece. Suitable for beginners as well as improvers, left or right handers welcome.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  15. Creative calligraphy: artistic flair

    Creative calligraphy: artistic flair

    Course Date: Sun 19 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to draw flourishes and generate illustrations to give your calligraphy handwriting extra flair and panache.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

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