How will I be taught?
There will be individual and group tuition and demonstrations.
There will be individual and group feedback.
What do I need to bring with me?
You will need to provide your own materials for this course. Please do not buy anything especially for the course until you have checked with the Canterbury Centre on 03000 41 22 22, about a week before it starts, that the course is going ahead,
You will need to bring the following things to the first session:
Calligraphy pen nibs (Mitchell nibs or Tape nibs are recommended for beginners)
Calligraphy ink (non-water proof ink) or Gouache,
Small brush, water jar, palette
Layout paper pad (A3) for practice
Pencil (HB or 2H) Sharpener, eraser
Ruler (about 30 cm to 45 cm), T square if you have one
During the first session, the tutor will explain about the equipment and materials. If you wish, you can buy your pen nibs and layout paper from the tutor. If you already have some calligraphy tools and materials, please bring them to the first session.
What can I do next?
A further calligraphy course. We hope to be able to put on another course at Canterbury in the summer term.
What do I need to join the course
Beginners and those with a little experience of calligraphy.