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Term 1 Start Date: Course Length: 8 weeks (2hrs/ night)
Term 2 Start Date:
Term 3 Start Date:
Term 4 Start Date:  17 Oct
Course Time: Tuesdays 7.00 - 9.00pm 
Tutor: Angela Hillier 
Minimum Students: 12

 

Course Description: 

This term we will look at the history and meaning of the script as well as the colour and layout and design. We will learn an ancient script from Iceland about the 15th century, a cross between Gothic and Fraktur with a mix of upright and rounded shapes. Capital letters can be decorated, as the scribe wishes.

Calligraphy builds mindfulness, perseverance and focus.  

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Materials List: 

 

Students need to supply the following items for the first lesson: 

Calligraphy class


* 2B pencil (and HB if you already have)

* 40 cms ruler
* Kneadable eraser/solid white eraser
* Bottle NON WATERPROOF Japanese ink
*  Small glass jar with tightly fitting lid
* Medium size jar (mustard size)
* Old toothbrush
* Small piece of towelling
* Nibs - Speedball, C series sizes CI, C2, C3 (bring any you have) ++++
* Drawing board, approx. 600x450x10mm  (Hardware stores often have off cuts)
* Calico to cover your board
* Pad of bleed proof paper, not more than 80 gsm, A3 size
 
Some supplier are:
Eckersleys Braddon and Phillip
Eddy Tilson, 44-46 Grimwade  St Mitchell (excellent parking)
Derek Amos, PO Box 528, Lane Cove, NSW 2066
 
 
++++Left handed students please contact tutor BEFORE buying any nibs
 

About the Tutor:

 

Angela's Bio


Angela has studied design, publicity, and display, watercolours, and calligraphy. She has worked as Visual Aids Artist at Central Electricity Generating Board - all in UK.
 
Studied extensively with local, national and international tutors in Australia. Angela has extensive experience as a tutor, teaching calligraphy at several colleges in ACT, (22 years at Lake Ginninderra College).
 
She is a Life Member and founder member (1986) of the Canberra Calligraphy Society; office bearer for many years.
 
Angela is also the Scribe to the ACT Chief Minister, Governor-General, House of Representatives, Dept of the Senate and various Prime Ministers.

 

 

 

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Calligraphy - Tuesday**

  • Class Code: 059
  • Spaces Available: 2
  • $190.00


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