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Calligraphy for Beginners at Kickstart Arts

The art of lettering with a broad-tipped pen.


Welcome to Kickstart Arts’ Creative Exchange: Sharing Skills and Culture.

Title: Calligraphy for Beginners with Peter Seekings

Description: 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
  • Pen and paper to make notes

Bookings are essential
Please book via Humanitix so that we know you are coming.

About Creative Exchange: Kickstart Arts value community skills and knowledge, so we started up Creative Exchange – Hobart’s best destination for teaching, learning, sharing and collaborating!

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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 during 2016 and 2017 in the UK and several time for Kickstart Arts.

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Calligraphy for Beginners at Kickstart Arts

Kickstart Arts, St Johns Ave, New Town, Tasmania, Australia

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