Illuminated Letters -29/11 & 28/2

Regular price £75.00 Sale

Price is per item and includes VAT.

Leader: Monica Weber-Butler BA

Duration:       Monday 10am to 4.30pm

Venue: Coastal Craft Collective, 10 Marine Place, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2QL

 The creation of elaborate, decorated letters embellished with gold leaf has a long history and great appeal.

During the day we will explore classic alphabets, border and decoration ideas and full step-by-step instructions for gilding. 

We will also explore ways in which the illuminated letters can be adapted to create a truly personal gift for someone to treasure. The session will include

  • design elements
  • ink drawing
  • colouring and gilding preparation 
  • gilding and framing

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.