What opportunities will this course give me?
Learn to personalise your projects on this fun two hour workshop. You will learn how use simple brush lettering techniques to create different craft projects.
Eastleigh College offer a variety of creative courses and workshops to suit all interests and budgets - please browse the website for further details.
What will I be learning?
You will be taught how to create calligraphic style writing using brush pens. You will learn how to change the pressure of your application to create different thicknesses of lettering. Starting with the alphabet, you will be taught how to form letters which can be used on a variety of projects such as wedding stationery, lettering craft projects, gift wrapping and labels.
Learners will be shown how to be comfortable with their tools, materials, and lettering, and building confidence to develop a calligraphic composition.
Why is this course for me?
This course is ideal for beginners and craft enthusiasts wishing to learn new skills.
The tutor will be there to help you every step of the way through demonstration, guided practice and support, and there will be practice sheets to follow.
Whilst you will not gain a professional qualification on this workshop, this is a great way to try something new as a taster session. There will be plenty of opportunity to explore and be creative with your materials, learning in an environment with other enthusiastic and like-minded individuals.
How will my learning be enhanced?
You will be supported by a qualified tutor who will help you learn the skills to create beautiful brush lettering. Your tutor will be both friendly and accommodating, ensuring your experience on the course is stimulating and stress-free.
The workshop has planned Q&A, discussions and one to one support.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
The tutor has over 20 years teaching experience, with qualifications in Calligraphy and Illustration, Interior Design and Dressmaking. Lettering is her passion and she uses these skills to create recipe books, wooden signs, and food packaging for business.
Here at Eastleigh College, we are proud of our comfortable, welcoming learning environment and community venues. Youll be alongside other learners who are keen to learn the same skills, opening you up to individuals with similar interests and mind-sets to you.
There is absolutely no pressure or expectations; we just want our learners to have the best time possible and leave feeling proud of their new skills.
What do I need to sign up?
No previous experience is required and the workshop is suitable for complete beginners aged 18 and over.
Please bring reading glasses (if required) to the workshop.
Is there anything else I need to know?
All materials will be supplied as part of the workshop and there are no costs anticipated.
You will be able to take your brush lettering pen set away with you at the end of the workshop which will enable you to continue to create wonderful projects at home.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270
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