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In-person classBeginner's Calligraphy Workshop
5(1 reviews)
Learn the art of modern calligraphy with Marigold the Maker in her beautiful home in East London.

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£45 pp

2 hour workshop

Beginner

What happens in this class?

In this two hours introduction to the beautiful art of modern calligraphy you'll:

  • learn how to use all the materials involved in Modern Calligraphy
  • practice some classic calligraphy warm-up drills
  • receive expert tuition on how to achieve great upstrokes and downstrokes
  • explore and experiment with the modern calligraphy upper and lower case alphabet template
  • make a beautifully illustrated card featuring your favourite quote in your newly acquired, fancy modern calligraphy lettering style!

You'll leave full of confidence, creative inspiration and delicious home made cake, equipped with all the materials and knowledge you'll need to practice and…

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Things to remember

All materials are provided including tea, coffee and home made cake! A full take-home calligraphy starter kit will be available to purchase at a discounted price for workshop participants at the end of the workshop. The starter kit contains: Higgins Eternal ink, Nikko G nib, oblique and wooden pen…

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Latest Reviews
5(1 reviews)
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Helena - November 19th
I went to Marigold’s workshop this afternoon. It was all I hoped for and more! Marigold was warm and friendly from the start and had baked a delicious cake for us to enjoy with tea whilst we practiced. The time flew by as we relaxed into the warm up drills and then individual lettering. Before I knew it we had been there for 2 hours, I was writing my name, and it was time to go home. I genuinely left feeling like I had been on a holiday! It’s such a methodical and relaxing practice, and Marigold really compliments that in her style. Lots of practice still needed before I start the Christmas card designing but I’m just about to open up my new kit to give it another go tonight. Feeling inspired! Thank you Marigold :)
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Age Requirement

18

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Your Teacher
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Marigold started out as a Primary School Teacher and taught for 15 years in inner city London Schools. Her career culminated in a headship at an East London Primary School but in 2018 Marigold took the brave plunge to follow her heart and pursue a career as an artist and maker. For years she'd pour over books such as "Makers of East London" and "Hackney Studios" on Sunday afternoons, dreaming wistfully of a life as a maker and now she finds herself a fully fledge full-time maker with a studio in Hackney Downs! Throughout her career in education,
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Helena - November 19th
I went to Marigold’s workshop this afternoon. It was all I hoped for and more! Marigold was warm and friendly from the start and had baked a delicious cake for us to enjoy with tea whilst we practiced. The time flew by as we relaxed into the warm up drills and then individual lettering. Before I knew it we had been there for 2 hours, I was writing my name, and it was time to go home. I genuinely left feeling like I had been on a holiday! It’s such a methodical and relaxing practice, and Marigold really compliments that in her style. Lots of practice still needed before I start the Christmas card designing but I’m just about to open up my new kit to give it another go tonight. Feeling inspired! Thank you Marigold :)