Calligraphy Dip Pen Beginners Workshop

Grounds and Galleries, Cass Sculpture Foundation

Tickets: £45.00 (members £45.00)

This fun and inspirational beginners workshop will teach you how to use a pointed nib pen, create letter-forms, use colour and design simple layouts.

Before you know it, you will be creating your own calligraphy piece of art that you can take home with you to impress your friends and family. Kirsten Burke will start the class with a demo and then you will be guided through simple exercises until you have learnt the basic skills and gained the confidence to start on your own piece.

Highly praised within the field of modern calligraphy, Kirsten Burke are known for their vibrant, inventive lettering styles. They have worked for prestigious clients such as The Globe Theatre, Jo Malone, Rolls Royce, Estée Lauder, Waitrose, Harley Davidson and the BBC.

10:00 - Refreshments and welcome
10:15 - A demonstration and introduction to the tools and materials you will be using.
10:30 - Begin creating work on guide sheets to build your confidence and create a simple piece using pre-designed templates based on the Curators Choice theme at CASS.
11:30 - Refreshment break and a demonstration on the creation of a piece - layouts and letter positions and flourishes.
11:45 - 12:45 - Create your own artwork using 4-8 words selected by you (please come prepared with these words)
12:45 - 13:00 - Presentation of finished work

Tickets must be booked via Eventbrite as spaces are limited.

Tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.


Calligraphy Workshop