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Classic calligraphy writing on paper.
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Calligraphy Workshop!

Learn beautiful medieval scripts!

  • Ended
  • 39.95 Canadian dollars
  • Fisher Street Southeast

Service Description

Date & Time: November 19, 2023 1:00 - 3:00 pm Instructor: Margaret Van Diest Level: Beginners - Intermediate In this class, we will learn several letters using a pencil and a fine black marker to draw these beautiful medieval capitals. They accompanied the Uncial and half Uncial alphabets in the 3rd to almost 9th century. The most famous of these artworks is "The Book of Kells", discovered in a peat bog and well preserved. It is currently in the library at Trinity College in Dublin. I will bring a book of medieval scripts to the class. Once we have chosen a couple of letters to work with, we will add colour, some gold and silver, and decoration to the Versals to create a card or a small piece. This workshop will be 2 hours, with plenty of time to make some lovely artwork. No experience is necessary, and we'll have fun looking at and doing ancient letters and more modern forms. Supply List: - Pencil - Eraser - Black Ink Ballpoint Pen - Coloured Pencils Thank you for your interest and looking forward to meeting you!

Cancellation Policy

To cancel please contact us at least 1 week in advance. To cancel out-of-town events please contact us 3 weeks in advance.

Contact Details

  • Swinton's Art Supplies, Fisher Street Southeast, Calgary, AB, Canada


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