Calligraphy for Beginners: Modern Pointed Pen

This course is designed to introduce people to the Art of Calligraphy, its rich history and an understanding of the development of our Modern Alphabet. This workshop the focus will be on Modern Pointed Pen, a fun and easy script to learn. We will start with gaining an understanding of working with a pointed nib and ink continuing to focus on letter construction. 

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

Calligraphy Kit available for new students for $25 (not included in course fee)

  • Introduction to writing with a pointed pen and ink.
  • Introduction to the Pointed Pen Script, its style, letter construction and characteristics.
  • Continued study of letter form and spacing
  • Writing with different mediums on assorted papers.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  1. Write with a pointed nib and ink Construct letters of Pointed Pen Script
  2. Achieve spacial awareness
  3. Achieve analytical skills for letter form and shape
  4. Achieve an understanding of layout and design skills.

MATERIALS LIST

  • A4 or A3 layout pad.
  • Pointed pen nib- Zebra G nib recommended
  • Pen holder – just a straight one
  • Ink- Black Sumi ink or any colour you may have
  • Ruler, pencil HB
  • Water jar, rag.

 IMPORTANT: Please arrive to the first class with all the relevant materials. A lack of materials is not just a handicap to you but to the ability to teach. Materials cost is not included in a course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any course materials. We therefore suggest you purchase your materials closer to the time of the course commencing.

ART SUPPLY STOCKISTS

  • The Art Scene, UNSW Art & Design Campus, Greens Rd Paddington NSW. Ph: 8815 1569
  • Eckersley’s Art and Craft Store 223-225 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, Ph: 02 9331 2166.
  • Eckersley’s Art and Craft Store 93 York Street Sydney, Ph: 02 9299 4151. Also at North Sydney, St Leonards, Chatswood, Caringbah, Parramatta & more.

Enquire at your art shop for a Student’s Discount with your WEA course receipt.

$113 Limited / $102

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30 Jul

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