Art(PR): Calligraphy - Beginner - (9/11) - LIB11186

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09 Nov 2019


Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: LIB11186

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  • Liberton High School (AEP)
    321 Gilmerton Road,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £38.75 for term
  • Saturday 09:45

Activity description

This course offers a possibility to explore the Art of Calligraphy by using the Uncial Script which is an ancient Celtic Script and reasonably easy to master for beginners. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Students are not required to have any knowledge though it would not be disadvantageous to have some basic understanding of lettering. It can also serve as a follow up course for those who have done calligraphy in the past but look for ways of refreshing their knowledge. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course, students will understand the basics of lettering by using pen or brush. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Tutor led course with student participation. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT: New students are expected to bring along: An A3 Layout Pad by Daler Rowney; calligraphy marker or fountain pen; A pencil, rubber and ruler; Drawing Paper; flat brushes; and watercolour. Contact your tutor Martin Hensey on e mail listed below should you have any questions as regards materials required. Information about the tutor: Working as Designer, Illustrator, Fine artist and Calligrapher since 1989, extensive teaching activities both in Germany and Britain since 2006, founder of Red Balloon Studio in 2009. Bachelor of Design (Graphic Design) and Master of Design (Illustration). Awarded on 2010 (Calligraphy) and 2011 (Calligraphy and Watercolour) For further information, please see www.redballoonstudio.co.uk

Term information

  • Date term started:09 Nov 2019 (starts in 49 days)
  • Duration:1 lessons - 1 lessons remaining
  • Places:12
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
  • Concession
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Reduced
    • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (NB: Not single person/occupancy discount)
    • Employment Support Allowance
    • Housing Benefit
    • Incapacity Benefit
    • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
    • Income Support
    • NASS Support
    • Pension Credit
    • Universal Credit
    • Working Tax Credit

Remaining dates and times (1 lessons)

Date Day Time
09 Nov 2019 Saturday 09:45 am - 03:45 pm

Venue details

Liberton High School (AEP)

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

Disabled access

Bus Routes: LRT: 3; 8; 29; X29

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