Calligraphy for Beginners and Intermediate: Italic Script

Learn the versatile and elegant Italic script and then explore its uses with colour, modern designs and traditional layouts. Applying these skills you will go on to create small projects. This course is designed for both beginners and for those wishing to extend their skills.


Materials for new students will be organised at the first meeting. Please bring $30 cash to purchase the kit. (not included in the course fee)


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction to the Italic script, historical background and relationship to modern scripts
  • Techniques used for writing with square-edged calligraphy nibs for the italic script
  • Decoration and simple flourishing
  • Applying basic layout and design principles
  • Writing with colour
  • Apply these skills in practical projects
  • Class and individual demonstrations
  • Revision and fine-tuning suitable to the individual’s needs


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

  1. Relate a modern version of the script to its historical source.
  2. Write an Italic script using a pre-determined pen angle.
  3. Decorate the letterforms with simple flourishes and the use of colour.
  4. Create a variety of layout designs.
  5. Produce basic projects incorporating these skills.
$248 Limited / $223

<p>Learn the versatile and elegant Italic script and then explore its uses with colour, modern designs and traditional layouts. Applying these skills you will go on to create small projects. This

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06 Feb

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