january, 2019

2019tue15jan(jan 15)10:00 amtue26mar(mar 26)12:00 pmCourse startedCalligraphy - Term 2Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Tuesday length of course: 10 weeks


January 15 (Tuesday) 10:00 am - March 26 (Tuesday) 12:00 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks

Book a place on the course

£110 (£66) - bookings are reserved for re-enrollers until 10th December - for further information call the office on 01223 712340

Price £110.00 (£66.00)

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Course details

Brief Description

The course will begin with a brief history of the development of pen lettering and a demonstration of the basic techniques of calligraphy. You will practice the basic cursive (handwriting) and formal ‘book hands’ (alphabets) and be shown how to layout and space your work. Practical work will help you to develop a good style which can be used in a variety of small jobs such as greeting cards, invitations and small notices.
Teaching Method: by demonstration, personal examples and individual tuition. Enrolments welcome throughout the year.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

No experience needed but if you have any prior experience or knowledge you may still join.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course you will have the opportunity to:
• Learn about the history of calligraphy
• Gain practice in the basic cursive (hand writing)
• Gain practice in the formal ‘book hands’ (alphabets)
• Be introduced to the layout of lettering
• Understand the choice of suitable materials and equipment.
• Use the practical work undertaken to develop a good style which can be used in a variety of small jobs, such as greeting cards, invitations and small notices.

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:

Calligraphic fountain pen will be required.

For the first session you will need to bring:

Calligraphic fountain pen (left or right hand), pencil, ruler, rubber.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

The tutor will advise you.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.


David AshpoleI have 20 years of experience creating digital graphics for print, web applications, and have run courses teaching Illustrator since 2003.

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