Would you like to learn the art of beautiful writing? Then this course in Deal will introduce you to the art of fine writing, using a variety of pens, nib sizes, and covers you will explore many different scripts, making lettering come alive.
By the end of the course, you should be able to:
- Hold and use a calligraphy pen correctly;
- Mark up your paper for writing on;
- Write in at least two different scripts;
- Work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines.
There is no set ‘homework’ but you are welcome to practise and do further work at home.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Naoko Munro
Naoko is a native Japanese speaker. She has been teaching Japanese in a Japanese school for three years in England and helping teach Japanese to adults and young people for over five years. She has experience as a private tutor teaching other subjects in Japan. She has also been working as a Japanese- English translator
She creates an environment where the students are encouraged to speak Japanese and she believes that learning Japanese should be fun and enjoyable.
How will I be taught?
Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress.Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical reflection and evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance/develop personal skills.
Your tutor will monitor your progress against the outcomes of the course using an Individual Learning Plan. You will get to add your own goals to this document so that you can see what progress is being made. Your tutor will offer you support and guidance on how you can achieve your goals and improve your skills and technique.
What do I need to bring with me?
Please do not buy anything especially for the course until you have been contacted by the tutor, about a week before the course start date, with advice about what to bring to the first session.
You will need a calligraphy type pen, ink (if it's a dipping pen), broad-nibbed felt pens, an HB pencil, a t-square or 12' ruler, your favourite poems/prose/recipes etc., eraser and a pad of inexpensive A3 paper.
The tutor will advise on other items as the course progresses.
What can I do next?
A further calligraphy course
What do I need to join the course
This course is suitable for both beginners and Improvers and is a mixed ability class.
Getting to your course
Deal Adult Education Centre
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code DEA/113912/K/NC.
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