Advanced Calligraphy with Fiona Mitchell

Ref: C3532834

This course will help you build on your calligraphy knowledge with advanced techniques and working with a variety of materials; therefore is not suitable for complete beginners. We will be exploring the historical relevance of the style of lettering studied and examining the future role of it in contemporary calligraphy. There will be a project involving a short series of calligraphic works that will be part of a group project. Suitable for both right and left-handers. You will be expected to do work outside the class. You will be supported throughout this course by a tutor with more than 30 years’ experience

Course aim

This course is ideal if you want to take your calligraphy to the next level using advanced techniques and intriguing projects.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This is an advanced course for students with experience and skills in this subject

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the uses and suitability of a variety of materials for advanced calligraphy
  • Demonstrate the specific techniques and mark making skills for advanced calligraphy
  • Design and create a layout for a specific short series of calligraphic work
  • Complete the finished piece of work from initial design through to completion
  • Discuss the development of the finished piece of work

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit:

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Advanced Calligraphy with Fiona Mitchell


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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
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