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Creative Exchange: Calligraphy For Beginners

The art of lettering with a broad-tipped pen.

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Welcome to Kickstart Arts’ Creative Exchange: Workshops in Everything

Calligraphy for Beginners

During this full-day session, Peter will begin by explaining how to write Pointed Gothic text by hand, allowing plenty of time to practice the skill, and then guide you through the process of creating a booklet with your own design on the front cover.

Everything is supplied. No experience necessary.

What you’ll get:

  • The ability to freehand Pointed Gothic text at home
  • A calligraphy pen to take home
  • All the paper you need
  • Photocopied handouts

What to bring:

  • Lunch
  • Notebook and pen to take notes
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About the teacher:

Peter Seekings has a wealth of knowledge in the area of sign writing and calligraphy; his career started in 1995 in Sydney and also included showcard and ticket writing on a semi-professional basis. More recently Peter has run Calligraphy classes in the UK, during 2016-17, in Norfolk.