This masterclass will include learning a script, letter spacing and its use in lay-out and design of brief texts. More experienced calligraphers can learn/fine-tune scripts and/or experiment with script variations with led exercises and projects, and use in short texts, scripts to select from will include, italic, foundational hand, uncial, Roman capitals, italic capitals, copperplateamongst others.
This 2-day course is suitable for all levels – beginner to advanced – as much of the tuition is on an individual basis, with frequent group demonstrations. It is also suitable as a basic introduction to calligraphy for letter carvers, can be combined with Letter Carving Masterclass with Tom Perkins
Tutor: Gaynor Goffe
Date & Time: Monday 15th to Tuesday 16th August, 10am - 4pm
Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts
All abilities welcome
What you will need:If you already have calligraphy tools and materials please bring them, a list of basic tools and materials will be provided to course applicants, standby basic tools and materials will be available to borrow. If you have a drawing board please bring it, if it is easily transportable.
Residential option available. Find out our accommodation, costs and how to book here.