Calligraphy for Intermediate: Gothic Script

Learn medieval Gothic (Old English) script. We will put this into practice by producing various projects including the use of decorated letters.


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)


DELIVERY MODE

  • This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom.
  • This course requires students to have an email, a reliable internet connection, a microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer as well as access to a printer.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduction to the Gothic scripts, historical background and relationship to modern scripts.
  • Learn how to use a square-edged calligraphy nib to write the script.
  • Explore nib and line relationship. Experiment with variations in letter weight.
  • Apply basic layout and design principles.
  • Discover the historical relationship between scripts and decoration.
  • Use the script in various practical projects.
  • On-going: Fine-tuning of the skills being learnt, suitable to the individual’s needs.


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

  1. Have an understanding of the historical background of the script.
  2. Write a Gothic script using a pre-determined pen angle.
  3. Apply basic design principles.
  4. Produce projects incorporating these skills.
$248 Limited / $223

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30 Apr

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