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Calligraphy - Beginners - Gothic Blackletter

Kent Adult Education
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25 hours
155 GBP
Maidstone
Professional Training

Course description

Calligraphy - Beginners - Gothic Blackletter: On this course, you will be introduced to calligraphy skills and techniques and the art of beautiful writing. This course is for complete beginners and for students with some experience who have not yet learned, or want to refresh, Gothic Blackletter. This course will look at the Gothic Blackletter script, Textura, work on individual projects using this hand and build up a portfolio to help you on your calligraphic journey. Covering nibs, ink and paper to use, basic form of letters and develop an understanding of the use of a broad edged pen, ruling up writing lines, design and layout, and learn how to analyse a script. Gothic capitals will also be covered. Half term: 24th October 2019, , Homework will be optional, however 1 to 2 hours between lessons will help you progress further and may include preparatory work for the next lesson. , , By the end of the course you should be able to:, , ò Set up your working area efficiently, and demonstrate how to use basic calligraphy tools, materials, and techniques safely, ò Construct gothic Textura letter forms with a broad edged dip pen, ò Write a sentence in different pen sizes using even letter and word spacing, ò Rule up guidelines correctly, ò Create a cut and paste layout and experiment different layout designs , ò Analyse the script It is important to note that some manual dexterity is required.

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Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education provides an extensive programme of courses aiming to meet the varied needs and interests of Kent communities. This summary sets out the ways in which Kent Adult Education will deliver learning opportunities to fulfil the purpose and...


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ME10 1SX Sittingbourne

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