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Beginners 4-week course

£60 (plus £20 for equipment bundle)


8 - 29 April 2024

1.30 - 3.30 pm

This course is great for beginners or people wanting to improve their style and flair. Jane will teach you all the tips and tricks to getting started and you will finish the course with everything you need to go it alone.

So, if you are planning your wedding or just want to give it a go this course is perfect for you.

Week 1 – Introduction to Modern Calligraphy, Holding the pen and getting the nib angle correct. Basic exercises and letter structure

Week 2 – Continuity and smooth, even flow of letters. Understand the difference between ink and metallic paints.

Week 3 – Understand design and layout to begin making a small greeting card. Learn why calligraphy rulers and soapstone pencils are so useful as well as learning blend techniques.

Week 4 – Put all your lessons together, complete all trouble shooting and create your own finished masterpiece.


Jane has put together an equipment bundle so that you are all starting off on the right foot with

everything you need for the 4-week course.  It includes nibs x2, ink, metallic paint (coliro),

penholder, laminated practice lines, example sheets, layout practice paper and paintbrush) – all for £20. Upgrade for another £8 to get the modern calligraphy booklet and full layout practice pad

(pad alone is normally £8).

Modern Calligraphy 4 week course. Mondays 1.30 - 3.30

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