AC9115

Calligraphy

Ashburton Arts Centre, Ashburton

Who is this course for?

All levels are welcome. No experience necessary.

Course content

You will learn to write letter forms.

Practise your skills and then create beautiful calligraphic artwork.

Use traditional and contemporary calligraphy pens, inks and letter forms.

Use poetry to inspire you creatively.

Support and feedback

You will get continual support and feedback from your tutor throughout the course and have opportunities to discuss and review your progress.

Additional costs and requirements

All materials provided.

Bring along a favourite poem.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

no

About the tutor

With Deborah Nicoll as your tutor, expect enthusiasm and passion for the subjects’ taught, in a calming, inclusive, fun and inspiring environment. You will have time to enjoy the creative process, learn new skills, improve your mental and physical wellbeing and gain motivation to progress and achieve your personal best.

Deborah graduated from Saint Martin’s School of Art with a BA (Hons) Degree in Graphic Design and also achieved an MA Degree in Graphic Design, at Central Saint Martin’s. She has gained many unique experiences, collaborating with other artists and designers.

Deborah is from the West Country, where she runs her own Art, Craft, Design and Horticulture business. She is a practising artist, designer and gallery owner. She has exhibited and sold art work in the South West of England, Scotland and London.

She has recently won a Gold Award for Garden Design and has created Art and Design work for the BBC and MTV. She has also worked at the Tate Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Deborah has been interviewed on BBC Radio about her creative approach to teaching courses, where she passionately promotes the creative use and benefits of sustainable materials, especially plants. Her Sketch, Sculpt and Plant Walks are multi-sensory and interactive in the natural environment. Her work transcends the boundaries of genre and media: it’s thought-provoking work about the pressing concerns of the day and is often refreshingly humorous.

Deborah has a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, from the University of London, Institute of Education, specialising in Art and Design. She is a qualified teacher of Art, Craft, Design and Horticulture. She has taught learners of all ages and abilities, for many years. She has been a Head of Art and Design. She teaches across Primary, Secondary, Alternative Provision, and Adult and Community education.

DaySaturday
Start date02 Nov 2019
End date02 Nov 2019
Start time13:30
End time16:00
Cost£18
Concessions not available
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