Modern Calligraphy

calligraphy workshop

Calligraphy literally means ‘the art of beautiful writing’. Learn how in our relaxed and informal beginners’ workshop and begin your journey into a mesmerising creative pastime. Soon you’ll be creating elegant stationery, cards, tags and more.

No experience is needed and you do not need to have beautiful handwriting!

This workshop is led by Laura.

Cost

£55.00

Date

25 May 2024
Expired!

Time

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

What will we cover?

Begin your journey into a mesmerising creative pastime with our relaxed and informal modern calligraphy workshop. Soon you’ll be creating elegant stationery, cards, tags and more.

 

The workshop is suitable for both right and left-handers. 

 

On our modern calligraphy course, your tutor Laura will introduce you to the tools you need to create this elegant style of writing. You’ll discover how to use a dip pen and nib, and the ink you should use with them.

 

After a short demo, you’ll learn how to create the basic strokes used in each letterform, before going on to practise each letter of the alphabet. 

 

You’ll put letters together to form words before finally writing out your own names or short phrases.You’ll leave with the ability to create striking calligraphy and to continue improving on your newfound skill.

How will I be taught?

You’ll be taught in our lovely studio by a friendly and experienced tutor, through demonstration and guidance as you work. 

 

You’ll also be able to ask questions, making sure everything is clear and that you’re getting the best results you can. 

 

Do I need any previous experience or skills?

No experience is needed to join this modern calligraphy course. And you don’t need to have lovely handwriting!

 

Are materials provided? Is there anything I need to source myself?

All materials are provided.

What will I take home with me?

A full starter kit, including a pen, nib and ink and worksheets, are yours to keep.

Refreshments

Drinks and biscuits will be available but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch with you.

Photography

During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.

Tutor

Laura Tindorf
Laura Tindorf

Laura has always been creative. From a very young age she was always drawing, and she studied art at degree level. A career in fashion design and buying became her focus, but when she took a career break to have her son, she rediscovered her love of all things artistic. She started her 'Love' business empire - LoveLetters (calligraphy), LovePetpics (pet portraits), and LoveFlowers (flowercrown parties) - and now can always be found painting, writing, drawing, making, planning or designing. Something creative every day!

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