Introduction to Calligraphy - 26/5

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Leader: Monica Weber-Butler BA

Duration:       Thursday 26 May 10am to 4.30pm

Venue: Eclectic Studio, Church Hill, Beer, Devon, EX12 3JB. 

This Calligraphy taster session will include an introduction to the basic techniques of

  • Modern Calligraphy
  • Copperplate
  • Italics
  • Decorative Lettering. 

Calligraphy practice can be very relaxing, and it is a great way to master this beautiful art form. Whether it is modern lettering or traditional calligraphy you are interested in, you are sure to find many tips, techniques and step-by-step projects in this taster session.

Through exercises and practical projects we will explore the common characteristics of these different writing styles.   

The traditional and contemporary writing materials used during the sessions are provided.

This workshop is intended for adults and older children, we suggest age 14+. Younger children by arrangement only - please contact us if you would like to bring a younger person so we can discuss it with you.

 Monica Weber-Butler is a popular and experienced art & craft teacher who enjoys helping people develop their creative skills. She was born in Mexico, but her heart made England her home in 1985.  She studied Art & Design at the University of Westminster (London), an Honours Degree in Early Childhood Studies at the University of Plymouth and has a City & Guilds Teaching Certificate.  

Having lived in London for 15 years, she moved to the South-West, to the charming village of Beer, where she has lived with her family since 2000.

Directions to Eclectic Studio: The studio is 25 yards up Church Hill (the first corridor on the left, between the trees and the sub-station generator).  Church Hill is the narrow pedestrian road between St. Michael's Church and the Mariners Hall.