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November 2019

Workshop – Copperplate with Joy Daniels

November 16 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

This workshop is now full - to be added to the waitlist please email workshops@oxfordscribes.co.uk SYNOPSIS: Joy is a professional calligrapher and experienced tutor, accredited by the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society. She has run the Copperplate Special Interest Group since 2005. This workshop will cover the basics of writing with a flexible pointed nib in the Copperplate style. It is designed for anyone who would like to write in Copperplate, from complete beginners to those with some experience who…

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January 2020

Workshop: Paper Marbling with Louise Brockman

January 11, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

Synopsis: Louise is a graduate of Liverpool University and a former science school teacher. After 10 years of teaching she joined her family’s bookbinding business combining administrative duties with paper marbling. Louise uses traditional methods and techniques to produce modern coloured papers using a variety of coloured backgrounds. In this workshop we will learn the basics of setting up the paper marbling equipment and materials. We will work through a series of patterns and there will be plenty of time…

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February 2020

Workshop: The Art of Flourishing with David Simons

February 8, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

Synopsis: David is a graphic designer and calligrapher based in the Cotswolds. He was awarded a Diploma in Graphic Design by Gloucestershire College of Art and Technology in 1982 and has also gained an Intermediate Diploma in Calligraphy from CLAS. He enjoys “the flourishing aspect of calligraphy” which can be used to decorate and embellish calligraphy or simply to be a stand-alone piece of art. The key to successful flourishing is a combination of graceful, smooth lines arranged in harmony.…

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