Drawn and painted lettering

Subject: Calligraphy
Dates: 3 June 2019 - 6 June 2019
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Tom Perkins
Full price
£ 350

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: classical Roman capitals, modernised capitals or lowercase 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?

Monday - Thursday, 3 - 6 June.

Do you offer concessions?

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

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

If you wish to change or cancel your booking, please refer to our refund and transfer policy.

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

You can view our policy here.

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.