Calligraphy Intermediate

Ref: C3840285

Students will develop their use of calligraphy materials; creating script to produce own decorative pieces of writing. They will continue to research writing from other cultures, countries, times in history.

Course aim

To develop existing skills using calligraphy materials; create script to produce own decorative pieces of writing. To continue to research writing from other cultures, countries, times in history.

Who is the course for?

Member of COSC.

What topics will this course cover

History of calligraphy, including from other countries. Practising with pens, ink, various nibs. Creating script to use in own projects.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

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

Develop own skill in a chosen font Practise new script using pens and ink Crate a piece of writing for decoration Present a new fact about calligraphy from another culture (time or place) Use your skill to create something of use in your community (social purpose)

How will I know I'm making progress?

Through oral discussion, observation and questions & answers.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Materials will be provided but students may bring their own materials if they wish.

Reading and information sources

Non essential but students may wish to look at books from the library.

What could the course lead to?

Creative Writing

Download full course outline

Calligraphy Intermediate Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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