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Try your hand at Calligraphy. Supplies are included. Courses available are:

  • Celtic Script
  • Contemporary Calligraphy
  • Introduction to Scripting Lettering
  • Pilot Pen Pizazz
Calligraphy: Celtic Script

Have you always wanted to try your hand at calligraphy? Hand writing has grown in popularity - whether you want to exercise your hand eye co-ordination or take your meeting doodles up to the next level. This class will introduce the Celtic or Uncial letter forms and culminates with a special frame-able project. By the end of the course, you'll be able to handle a parallel pen, write foundational strokes and perform letter forms. Parallel pen provided as well as paper.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Aug 13 - Aug 27 6:30pm - 9:30pm City Arts Centre General
$120.00
619170
Instructor: LynnAnn Babuk
Calligraphy: Contemporary Script

In this one day class you will be introduced to the use of a pointed pen (nib in a holder) and a variety of writing mediums (walnut ink, gouache & a traditional black ink). Start learning a Cursive Italic alphabet and move on to the use of pressure and release to achieve beautiful thick and thin strokes, classic swells and flourishes to enhance a basic letter form. An opportunity to work with a pointed brush will give you another tool to use in your quest of the art of Calligraphy. You will have a few in class projects to work on during this brief introduction to new hand lettering trends. Supplies included.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Jun 10 - Jun 10 Noon - 5:00pm Mill Woods Rec Centre General
$90.00
619764
Instructor: Jeanine Alexander
Calligraphy: Modern Uncial Lettering

A contemporary calligraphic practice can be defined as ?the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious, and skillful manner?. Make your favourite letter come to live in this class. Learn the techniques on how to hold the pen and how easy it can be. By the end of the class you will surprise yourself on how talented you become!. Supplies included.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Apr 14 - Apr 14 10:00am - 4:00pm City Arts Centre General
$100.00
617716
Instructor: LynnAnn Babuk

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