(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Parkside Community College
Parkside, Cambridge, CB1 1EH
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Brief Description: This course will begin with introducing you to the origin of Heraldry and the need to show personal identity. It will then show you how Coats of Arms are
This course will begin with introducing you to the origin of Heraldry and the need to show personal identity. It will then show you how Coats of Arms are constructed to set rules and instructions and then develops to show family connections, births, deaths and marriage. It spread its influence to effigies and armour, stained glass, tombs, flags, banners, seals and coins. It keeps up to date influencing such things as badges, logos and trademarks. All will be illustrated with various examples.
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
No previous experience required.
By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:
• To learn about the origin and history of Heraldry
• See how to build a simple Coat of Arms
• Be aware how Heraldry appears in many areas today and is useful in Ancestry research
• Build a simple Coat of Arms for yourself
• See various examples to illustrate the points made
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
All materials will be provided.
For the session you will need to bring:
Pencil, ruler, rubber and a packed lunch.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
The tutor will advise you on other courses and workshops.
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.