Calligraphy: Unical & Carolignian

Subject: Calligraphy
Dates: 18 May 2019
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Gaynor Goffe
Full price
£ 80

An introduction to Unical and Carolingian script; By the end of the course you will be able to use the script in the layout and design of short texts.

Beginners will learn how to fit and use the pen and other basic information; those with more calligraphy experience can write in different sizes and use the chosen in script in more challenging layouts, and/or in the case of uncial, explore experimental script variations.

Who is this course for?

This one-day workshop is suitable for all levels including beginners.

What should I bring to class?

Students will be asked to bring their own pen holder and nibs. All other materials will be provided.

What days do I attend?

Saturday, 18 May 2019.

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full time students and OAPs.

To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.

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What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

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Tutor biography

Gaynor Goffe

Gaynor Goffe has been a professional calligrapher for 35 years and has taught widely in the UK, Europe, USA, and Japan. She trained in the mid-1970s at Reigate School of Art & Design in calligraphy, heraldic design, and illumination. She worked for calligrapher Donald Jackson for three years in the late-1970's. She is a long-standing Fellow of the Society of Scribes & Illuminators and the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society, and a member of Letter Exchange. She has written two books, Calligraphy Made Easy and Calligraphy Step by Step, and runs her own correspondence courses. She works to commission, particularly making creative panels of poetry and prose, some incorporating letter-carved stone.

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