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Calligraphy - Improvers û Gothic Prescissus

Kent Adult Education
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25 hours
155 GBP
Maidstone
Professional Training

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Calligraphy - Improvers û Gothic Prescissus: This course is for students who have already learned to write a basic Gothic Blackletter hand and wish to learn Gothic Prescissus. This is not a course for beginners., , Gothic Prescissus features in The Queen Mary Psalter and was written sometime between 1310 and 1320. It is distinct in its precise letter terminations. During the course we will study the basic shapes and the rules of the Prescissus alphabet and introduce versal initials into our work. 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 Prescissus letter forms, 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 with different layout designs, ò Explain the importance of balance between the letters and whitespace , ò Analyse the script, ò Include versal initials in personal projects, ò Write a block of text evenly, maintaining a good writing rhythm, ò State how and when to use ligatures, and apply in your project, ò Relate how to use a flat brush for calligraphy It is important to note that art courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity for you to participate fully and get the most out of the course.

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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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