Come and learn the elegant script writing of past generations. You'll learn to use a pointed pen nib to write Script Cursive Lettering. All materials included and you'll take home your pen.
Come and learn the elegant script writing of past generations. Beautiful thin upstrokes, curved and joined with fine loops, contrasted by graduated broader downward pen movements giving a fine balance of thick and elegant thin.
Using a nib holder and pointed pen nib, learn to write Script Cursive Lettering, how they join together, letter connections and combinations. We will take this script and give it a modern contemporary twist.
Enjoy a day of lettering, where we will also learn about suitable papers and different pigments to use in your fine pointed pen nib.
Bring your lunch. Tea and coffee are provided. All materials ($18) are provided for the course and you'll take home your fine pointed nib and holder. For those who decide they will continue and progress their calligraphy, Margaret will also have a range of 'next level' nibs to purchase.
Those interested in learning script cursive lettering and/or using the pointed pen nib as a tool. Those who have completed Margaret's Calligraphy Introduction course and wish to continue learning new calligraphy skills.
Margaret Woollett, a Freelance Calligrapher and Lettering Artist, has been involved with lettering and calligraphy for more than 25 years, as a student, freelancer and teacher. She works from her Devonport studio taking classes, teaching at community centres and working freelance for a wide range of commercial clients.