Modern Calligraphy

Subject: Calligraphy
Dates: 9 November 2019
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Gaynor Goffe
Full price
£ 60

'Modern' calligraphy script, written with a pointed pen, is a hybrid between copperplate and italic handwriting. It and is particularly useful - and beautiful - for invitations, place cards, greetings cards etc.

The course will cover learning essential skills and then apply script in words and phrases.

Who is this course for?

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

What should I bring?

Students are asked to bring their own pen holder and nibs.

An oblique pen holder

Zebra G nibs

All other materials will be provided.

What days do I attend?

Saturday 9 November.

Do you offer concessions?

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

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

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

You can view our policy here.

The School reserves the right to discontinue or suspend a Course up to fourteen (14) calendar days before the advertised start date of the Course.

By booking this course, you agree to our terms and conditions.

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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