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Gaynor Goffe : Gaynor Goffe teaches a wide range of calligraphic topics at residential centres, / for regional groups/ via zoom for individuals and groups/via e-mail and/or zoom correspondence courses .

Tom Perkins : Tom Perkins teaches letter carving courses for weekends and longer at residential centres eg West Dean College.

 


 

Courses taught by Gaynor Goffe

Please see websites of venues for further details, or contact GG

Gaynor Goffe is teaching the following  calligraphy courses at centres in the UK, including West Dean College, Sussex (WD) and Flatford Mill Field Studies Centre, Suffolk (FM):-

The following are one-day, weekend, and longer workshops taught by Gaynor Goffe, please contact Gaynor or the  relevant residential centre for further details :-

 

 

 

 

2022

7-10 July italic/ variations/ flourishes West Dean College, Sussex contact www.westdean.org

12-14 August calligraphy all levels Flatford Mill Field Studies Centre, Suffolk e-mail contact: c.madder@field-studies-council.org

28-30 October italic/uncial/ foundational hand and other scripts, all levels, West Dean College, Sussex contact: www.westdean.org 01243 811301

2023

23-26 March pointed pen cursive/copperplate/ italic all levels West Dean College, Sussex contact: www.westdean.org 01243 811301

NB

Saturday or weekend workshops I am teaching for regional calligraphy groups are advertised to members via the groups. (If you are not a member of a regional group and need information please contact me )

Workshop Topics

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I am available for one day, weekend and longer workshops on the following topics, please contact me if you wish to arrange a workshop.

1) Basic Scripts:-

. formal italic

. joined cursive italic

. foundational hand

. 9th century Carolingian

. uncial

. versals

. Roman capitals

. italic capitals

. copperplate minuscule & capitals

2)Contemporary Variations- Any of the above are available as more advanced workshops with script variations, or mixed-level workshops covering basics and variations.

3) Other topics:-

. Renaissance round minuscule

. Renaissance San Vito capitals

. flourish design, italic minuscule & capitals

. pressure and release Roman capitals

. pressure and release capitals variations

. experimenting with automatic pens

. colour in the pen and background

. writing at small sizes

. developing rhythm in italic

. lay-out and design

. surgery for works in progress

. Additional topics can be considered

 

Courses taught by Tom Perkins


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or further details please contact the organising body, or Tom if necessary.

2022

27-31 March lettercarving in stone, all levels, West Dean College, Sussex contact www.westdean.org

19-22 September lettercarving in stone, all levels, West Dean College, Sussex contact www.westdean.org

2023

13-17 March , Lettercarving in Stone, all levels, West Dean College, Sussex, contact www.westdean.org 01243 81130119-22 September lettercarving in stone, all levels, West Dean College, Sussex contact www.westdean.org

 

 


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25 February basic italic LIVE ZOOM ( 1st part) book via the Princes School of Traditional Arts e-mail rasha.alsarraj@princes-foundation.org

11 March basic italic LIVE ZOOM ( 2nd part) book via the Princes School of Traditional Arts e-mail contact: rasha.alsarraj@princes-foundation.org

17-20 March pointed pen cursive or copperplate or italic West Dean College, Sussex contact www.westdean.org

1 April basic pointed pen cursive LIVE ZOOM ( 1st part) book via the Princes School of Traditional Arts e-mail contact: rasha.alsarraj@princes-foundation.org

8 April pointed pen cursive LIVE ZOOM ( 2nd part) book via the Princes School of Traditional Arts e-mail contact: rasha.alsarraj@princes-foundation.org

22-24 April calligraphy all levels Flatford Mill Field Studies Centre, Suffolk e-mail contact: c.madder@field-studies-council.org

10 June pointed pen cursive flourishes/variations/capitals LIVE ZOOM (1st part) book via the Princes School of Traditional Arts e-mail contact: rasha.alsarraj@princes-foundation.org

17 June pointed pen cursive flourishes/variations/capitals LIVE ZOOM

( 2nd part) book via the Princes School of Traditional Arts e-mail contact: rasha.alsarraj@princes-foundation.org

7-10 July italic/ variations/ flourishes West Dean College, Sussex contact www.westdean.org

12-14 August calligraphy all levels Flatford Mill Field Studies Centre, Suffolk e-mail contact: c.madder@field-studies-council.org