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Workshop/CourseCraft Experience, Wed 6 Feb 2019, £100

Combined Brush Lettering & Modern Calligraphy

Combined Brush Lettering & Modern Calligraphy


Start the day with learning how to write with a traditional dip pen, using lightness and pressure to create beautiful thin and thick strokes. Claire will teach the basics of a modern calligraphy alphabet and show you how to vary the flow of your lettering to create different styles!

Break for lunch - please bring packed lunch if attending both workshops.

The afternoon session will be all about modern brush lettering and exploring the possibilities for writing with brush pens!

Calligraphy pens, paper, inks, practice sheets and examples will be provided - there's no need to bring anything with you.

At the end of the day you’ll take home your pen and nib set, paper and guidelines. Claire will also bring along a selection of inks and nibs for you to buy on the day if you've fallen in love with calligraphy and want to practice more at home. Please bring cash for this.

In the unlikely event that a workshop has to be cancelled, every booking will be transferred to a future workshop (subject to availability). Unfortunately no refunds can be given.

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Dates Times
Wed 6 Feb 2019 10:00 to 17:00


£100 including all materials, cakes and endless tea/coffee. This is a discounted rate for the two individual workshops we have running on 6th February. Come and play for the day! Please bring a packed lunch.

Swallows & Artisans is an inspiring creative workshop in a spectacular setting overlooking Coniston Water. The studio is adjacent to Lanehead, the historic home of artist William G Collingwood, and occasionally provides accommodation for S&A guests. Ask for details.


East of Lake,
LA21 8AA


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Map reference: SD 318973  Lat: 54.36667 Long: -3.05110

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