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Art(PR): Calligraphy: Illumination - Beginner - LIB11354

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Next term start date

26 Sep 2019

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Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: LIB11354

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  • Liberton High School (AEP)
    321 Gilmerton Road,
    Edinburgh
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £83.75 for term
  • Thursday 19:00

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Students are not required to have any knowledge though it would be helpful to have some basic understanding of lettering. It can serve as a follow up class for those who have done calligraphy in the past but look for ways of embellishing their artwork. GENERAL AIM OF THE COURSE: This class offers a possibility to explore the Art of Letter-decoration and the basics of Illumination and gilding. We will be looking at the basics of pattern, using decorative elements and explore the possibilities of how to mix different mediums. The class will also introduce into the basics of gilding (How to apply gold). WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: To understand the basics of pattern, creation of patterns and their application to a final illumination. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENTS: New students are expected to bring along: An A3 Layout Pad by Daler Rowney; 
A pencil, rubber and ruler; a black fine liner; Hot pressed watercolour paper; Watercolour; Gouache (if available); Transfer Gold.

Term information

  • Date term started:26 Sep 2019 (starts in 66 days)
  • Duration:10 lessons - 10 lessons remaining
  • Places:12
  • Cost:£83.75 for term
  • Crèche available:No

Remaining dates and times (10 lessons)

Date Day Time
26 Sep 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
03 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
10 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
24 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
31 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
07 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
14 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
21 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
28 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
05 Dec 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Venue details

Liberton High School (AEP)

321 Gilmerton Road
Edinburgh
EH17 7PT
Tel: (0131) 469 3005
Email: adult.education@ea.edin.sch.uk
Website:

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