Italic Script Calligraphy Workshop - Short Courses Sydney

Italic Script Calligraphy Workshop

What you'll learn

Learn to write in Italic script with our calligraphy short courses in Sydney!

Calligraphy reflects tradition, personality, style and creativity – everyone can learn it! Come and learn the beautiful art of calligraphy to gain an understanding of its rich history and the development of our modern alphabet.

Italic script is a beautiful and elegant writing style using a broad edge pen. It is an adaptable contemporary script finding purpose in formal and informal designs. We will study letter form and spacing and work with some background techniques to apply our learned skills.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this italic script calligraphy course, you should be able to apply:

  • Letters and numerals of the Italic script
  • Spacial awareness
  • Analytical skills for letter form and shape
  • An understanding of layout and design skills
  • Colour and design techniques
  • All learned skills to a piece of work or project

After finishing this Italic script calligraphy course you might like to also learn:

Course content

What will be covered in this italic script calligraphy course?

  • How to write with a pointed pen
  • The script, its style, letter construction and characteristics
  • Letter form, spacing and joining of letters
  • Capitals and their origins and combine them with the lower case letters
  • Flourishing
  • Numerals
  • Colour, layout and design skills with the idea of combining all of the above to produce a small piece of work.

Intended audience

Who is this italic script calligraphy course for?

This course is for beginners to those who are more experienced. 

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

Option 1: Purchase a materials kit at enrolment checkout.

Please bring additionally:

  • A ruler
  • A water jar
  • A pencil

Option 2: Uncheck the materials kit at enrolment checkout and bring your own

  • A4 or A3 bond layout pad – Canson or similar brand from art stores
  • Chisel-shaped nibs – small, medium and large size (such as Brause, Speedball C NIBS, William Mitchell)
  • Pen holder
  • Ink (Black Sumi ink or Chinese stick ink)
  • Gouache (black & a primary colour set)
  • Ruler
  • Pencil HB
  • Water jar
  • Rag
  • Other supplies will be advised if needed throughout the course

For left handers we recommend to purchase a PILOT PARALLEL pen from Dymocks, Officeworks, or other art stores.

Additional information

Please note the following:

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

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Sharon has been teaching in adult education for nineteen years at Community Colleges and has a Diploma in Western Calligraphy. She develops and runs workshops introducing her students to the art...

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