Calligraphy: Drawn and painted lettering

Subject: Calligraphy
Dates: 3 April 2018 - 4 April 2018
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Prince's School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Tom Perkins
Full price
£ 154
Student concession
£ 129
OAP concession
£ 129

This course will cover drawing letters, and painting some drawn letters in a short inscription with a pointed brush and gouache. Participants can choose one of the following three lettering styles for the two days: classical Roman capitals, modernised capitals or lower case italic.

Drawn lettering is beautiful and can be applied to many materials and for many uses - painting inscriptions on paper, cloth and wood; engraving glass and ceramics; and carving in stone and wood.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for calligraphers and letterers of all levels - beginners to advanced.

What should I bring?

Students are asked to bring their own brushes. You will need pointed brushes (nylon or natural hair) in sizes 1 and 3. You can bring others if you have them.

All other materials will be provided.

What day(s) do I attend?

Tuesday and Wednesday, 3 - 4 April 2018

Tutor biography

Tom Perkins

Tom Perkins is one of the most influential designer-craftsmen working in the field of carved lettering in stone and slate today. His highly individual work is much sought after and has been exhibited and sold in exhibitions at Sotheby's, Bonhams and The Gallery in Cork Street, London.