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Modern Calligraphy – Strelley Hall

3rd September 2017 – Beginner’s Modern Calligraphy Course 10:00am to 1:00pm Modern calligraphy is a fresh, new style that brings a flexibility and uniqueness that is both appealing and accessible. Whereas the more traditional ‘Roundhand’ style dictates form and function, modern calligraphy lends itself to a more fluid, closer-to-your-handwriting approach. The...

Beginner’s Round Hand – Strelley Hall

3rd September 2017 – Beginner’s Classic Round Hand Calligraphy Course 2:00pm to 5:00pm Beginner’s Classic Round Hand (also called Foundational) is the first script you learn to understand calligraphy techniques. Holding the chisel nib at the correct angle and learning how to construct the letters using different strokes helps you...

Gothic Calligraphy – LFE Library

1st June to 22nd June 2017 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm Leicester Forest East Library A Gothic Calligraphy Course held over four Thursdays in June In four weeks we will learn all there is to know about Gothic script and Capitals. Once we have mastered this we will touch on embellishment of the capitals...

Gold Leaf Workshop – Leicester

28th October 2017 – Gold Leaf Workshop Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester. A day to learn the art of illumination using gilding techniques and real gold leaf. Create a single initial letter and enhance it with vibrant colours or calligraphy. Gold leaf, glue, brushes and paper are all provided. There will be...

Advanced Modern Calligraphy – Leicester

21st October 2017 – Advanced Modern Calligraphy course Newarke Houses Museum, Leicester. Following from the beginner’s course, this is ideal for those who wish to progress their skills further in Modern Calligraphy. To include design and layout, with the aim to take away a card, quote, place name or something else of...