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March 2017
£25

Beginners Taster Course with Ruby Lunn

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
<span class="entry-title-text">Stanton St John Village Hall</span>, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD + Google Map

LEVEL: Especially designed for beginners, course content: We will start with a short history of calligraphy.   We will then mix Gouache (opaque water colour), put nib, reservoir and penholder together and make marks to get familiar with how the edged pen works.   There will be demonstrations and lots of opportunity to learn a calligraphic hand and have a go at other calligraphic hands. Ruby will mainly concentrate on Roundhand for the absolute beginners.  This is a practical class so please wear an apron or clothes that will not spoil.     EQUIPMENT:All participants will receive free handouts and a starter kit to include a nib with reservoir, penholder, gouache sample, practice paper and a piece of quality water colour paper.  You should bring:- A pencil, ruler, mini jampot, like you get in hotels (or equivalent), cheap paint brush for mixing gouache with water and a water container, a jam jar is fine. If you already have the following, please bring them; A penholder, reservoir, size 1½ nibs and smaller, a drawing board and designers gouache (black). To apply, please complete and return the attached form:  Beginners Taster workshop application form

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May 2017
£25

Workshop: Lino Cutting For Calligraphers With Michela Antonello

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
<span class="entry-title-text">Stanton St John Village Hall</span>, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD + Google Map

Starting from your own pen made and drawn lettering, learn simple lino-cutting techniques to produce both small and large scale pieces, such as cards, artists books or panels. We will work on monochrome prints, but advice on registration and reduction prints will be on hand for those already familiar with basic cutting techniques. The application form and supply list are attached below. Lino Cutting Workshop Form Lino lettercutting Materials List

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June 2017
£25

Workshop: Uncial with Sylvie Gokulsing

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
<span class="entry-title-text">Stanton St John Village Hall</span>, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD + Google Map

LEVEL:          Beginner and Intermediate We will begin by looking at an Uncial Script, which is based on the lettering of the St John's Gospel (Stoneyhurst). After working our way through the alphabet we will write out a short text to establish letter and word spacing. If you have a short text you would like to write out, please bring it.For those who are more experienced, there will be plenty of opportunity to explore Uncial variations.Everyone will also have time to complete a small project for which I will bring the necessary paper. It is always good to have a finished 'thing' to take home at the end of the day, however short! The application form with supply list is attached below. Uncial with Sylvie Gokulsing

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October 2017
£25

Workshop: Roman Candles with Freddie Quarterly

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
<span class="entry-title-text">Stanton St John Village Hall</span>, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD + Google Map

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November 2017
£25

Workshop: Carolingian with Penny Price

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
<span class="entry-title-text">Stanton St John Village Hall</span>, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD + Google Map

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December 2017

Christmas Party and Club Day

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
<span class="entry-title-text">Stanton St John Village Hall</span>, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD + Google Map

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