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Calligraphy - Beginners and Improvers

Day of week:
Deal Adult Education Centre, Deal
Level 1
15:15 - 17:30
6 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22* to register your interest. We will contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

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.

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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

Find us

Deal Adult Education Centre
Goodwin Academy
Hamilton Road
CT14 9BD

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code DEA/116291/K/NC.