Modern Calligraphy Classes – 7:00pm to 9:00pm Four week course
Learn calligraphy in Leicester in our comfortable home surroundings.
Evening Calligraphy Classes
* All classes are taught in English
A four week online course with Jane Lappage to learn Modern Calligraphy. Suitable for beginners or people wanting to improve their style and flair.
Who is this course for?
This course is great for beginners or people wanting to improve their style and flair. Brilliant for people needing to brush up on rusty skills.
What will I learn each week?
Week 1 – Introduction to Modern Calligraphy, Holding the pen and getting the nib angle correct. Basic exercises and letter structure
Week 2 – Continuity and smooth, even flow of letters. Understand the difference between ink and watercolour paints
Week 3 – Understand design and layout to begin making a small greeting card. Learn why calligraphy rulers and soapstone pencils are so useful
Week 4 – Put all your lessons together and create your own masterpiece
What will I need?
You will need your calligraphy pen, ink, practise paper and lines or guides to help with this. Optionally you will need a thin brush and a Coliro colour plus a crown (springy) nib. If you have them then you’re good to start.
Do you have calligraphy workshops at any other venues?
I give calligraphy classes and workshops at many locations. Mainly in the East Midlands, including Leicester, Nottingham, Market Harborough, Loughborough and Birmingham. I also provide online classes for the Womens Institute and can provide extra special workshops at your lovely event too.