Calligraphy for Beginners: Carolingian - Cnut Scripts

An introduction to the Art of Calligraphy and its rich history, with a focus on the historical 10th Century Carolingian script and the 11th century Cnut Charter Hand. We will start with gaining an understanding of working with a chisel shaped nib continuing to refine our calligraphic technique by focusing on letter construction, pen angles and spacial awareness. This course is designed for beginners.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

Calligraphy Kit available for new students for $30 (not included in course fee)

  • Introduction to writing with a chisel shaped nib by creating pen patterns.
  • Introduction to the Carolingian Script, its style, letter construction and characteristics.
  • Introduction to the Cnut Charter Hand, its style, and characteristics.
  • We will continue to study letter form and spacing and further refine our skills of these lovely hands.
  • We will study the history of this period and the applications of these hands in manuscripts and documents.

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Write with a chisel shaped nib
  2. Construct letters of both of these hands.
  3. Achieve spacial awareness
  4. Achieve analytical skills for letter form and shape
  5. Achieve an understanding of layout and design skill
  6. Achieve an understanding of period documents.
$248 Limited / $223

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21 Jul

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