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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: Contemporary Calligraphy

In this one day class you will be introduced to the use of a pointed pen (nib in a holder) and learn to work with a variety of writing mediums (walnut ink, gouache & a traditional black ink) You will begin by learning a Cursive Italic alphabet and then move on to the use of pressure and release to achieve beautiful thick and thin strokes and 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 Oct 29 - Oct 29 Noon - 5:00pm Terwillegar Subway Arena GENERAL
$90.00
605170
Instructor: Jeanine Alexander
Calligraphy: Intro to Script Lettering

This class will introduce the student to the graceful round hand script. The use of a pointed pen, bottle ink and proper page set up will be taught, and are the foundations to the script lettering style. As the student masters skills, variations and alterations will be explored. This course aims to introduce the calligraphic arts to students to create a foundation of artistic skills as well as develop an appreciation for the creative arts. By the completion of the day, students will be able to properly set up equipment, execute foundational strokes, and letters with some form of constancy.

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 Nov 18 - Nov 18 10:00am - 4:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$100.00
601929
Instructor: LynnAnn Babuk
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.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
18 and up Mar 19 - Mar 19 6:30pm - 9:00pm City Arts Centre GENERAL
$75.00
612171
Instructor: LynnAnn Babuk
Calligraphy: Pilot Pen Pizazz

This relatively new calligraphy tool offers a new way to begin hand lettering. The design of this pen ensures success because the ink is gravity fed through two parallel plates and flows onto your page with ease. This pen is also great for more classic lettering styles and your instructor can refer you to resources for such study. Alphabets you will learn today are more casual and contemporary. As we focus on experimentation with this contemporary tool. You will learn many techniques for adding a hint of colour or shine to your letters and complete a few small in class projects such as name tag and envelope decoration. 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
15 and up Nov 26 - Nov 26 Noon - 5:00pm Terwillegar Subway Arena GENERAL
$90.00
605171
Instructor: Jeanine Alexander

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