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Learn to write a Copperplate script with our calligraphy courses _in Sydney.

Calligraphy reflects tradition, personality, style and creativity – everyone can learn it! Join this practical and relaxing class to expand your knowledge and further practise your Copperplate Script calligraphy.

The workshop will focus on variations of the Copperplate Capitals, adding flourishing and working with text.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students should be able to demonstrate:

  • Capital variations
  • Flourishing
  • Refining spacial awareness, analytical skills for letter form and shape
  • Writing a block of text.

After finishing this course you might like to also learn:

What will be covered in this course?

  • Improved understanding of the Copperplate Script
  • Introduction to Capital Letter variations, letter construction and characteristics
  • Introduction to Flourishing and its formation
  • Continue to study letter form, spacing and writing in a block of text.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for intermediate students who have some experience working with a pointed nib and an understanding of the Copperplate Script.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

Rozelle Campus, corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd, Rozelle (in the grounds of St. Joseph’s Church). If driving, no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian access is opposite Prince Street. 

What to bring to class

You may choose to bring your own materials or purchase a kit from your tutor in class.

If you wish to purchase a kit please bring $25 cash (not included in the course fee), as well as:

  • a ruler
  • a water jar
  • a pencil

If you wish to bring your own materials, please bring the following:

  • A4 or A3 layout pad (Canson)
  • Copperplate or pointed pen nib (Zebra G nib recommended)
  • pen holder (either straight pen holder or an oblique holder specifically for Copperplate)
  • ink (Black Sumi ink or Chinese stick ink)
  • coloured inks, gouache, coloured pencils
  • ruler, pencil HB
  • water jar, rag
  • other supplies will be advised if needed throughout the course

Additional information

  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Classes

Copperplate Hand Calligraphy Course - Intermediate

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