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Calligraphy - Beginners

Birmingham Adult Education Service
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16 hours
72 GBP
Birmingham
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Course description

Calligraphy - Beginners:

This course will enable the learners to write in the four major European historical book hands and to produce basic pieces of finished work in each. By the end of the course you will: have a basic understanding of how European book hands arose from Roman capitals, be able to combine use of chisel edged pens, pen angles, letter height and use of guidelines to achieve uniform lettering, have a basic understanding of page layout. Have basic understanding of types of decoration appropriate to different lettering style, be able to produce recognisable lettering in the Foundational, Uncial, Black Letter and Italic styles using lower case and basic capitals, be aware of employment opportunities in the hand lettering sector, produce samples and designs for portfolio building. Understand how to use and store materials and equipment in line with health and safety guidelines and produce basic pieces of finished work with decoration in four European book hands.

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Birmingham Adult Education Service

Birmingham Adult Education Service

At Birmingham Adult Education Service their aim is to make a difference. Offering courses such as English, Math, Health & Social Care and Art, BAES has a vision to become an outstanding provider of community learning and skills. Whether you're...


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Birmingham Adult Education Service

99 Whitehead Rd, Aston
B6 6EJ Birmingham

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