This course will teach you the basic pen and brush skills you need to create beautiful calligraphy. You'll learn what tools and materials to use to create different scripts including italic and foundational.
By the end of the course you'll be able to:
Use pens and brushes to create a variety of different scripts
- Understand the principles of design for invitations, poetry, prose, greeting cards and decorative plaques.
If youre self-employed, you might be able to deduct your enrolment fee from your taxable income.
If you are on a low wage, unemployed or claim Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) then you can enrol on the course for free.
There will be some brushwork exercises for you to do as homework to improve your technique.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
Continue to develop skills by enrolling for the next term or attend one of our start a small business courses, in order to sell your creations.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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