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Learn to write beautifully with some simple and inexpensive equipment. This class will cover inks, spacing and brushwork. By the end you will have decorated a box for Christmas.
In this class
This class is perfect for those new to calligraphy and will, this workshop in Victoria will give you the skills needed to write beautifully.
The workshop will take place in Shepherds bookbinders store, a friendly and fun environment. The day will cover inks, spacing and brushwork and will then have you decorating a box for Christmas.
Paper and brushes are provided for you so all you need is a steady hand, imagination and bags of enthusiasm along with a few extra tools and materials:
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Calligraphy has traditionally been highly valued in the Japanese court. For noblemen it was one of the most important skills they were expected to master.
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Shepherds is one of the oldest bookbinding companies in England, specialising in fine binding, restoration and the conservation of books and manuscripts.
Just a few minutes’ walk from Victoria station, shepherds at Rochester Road has been home to hand bookbinding for over twenty five years.
The bindery employs craftsman with a broad range of traditional and modern skills: paper conservation, hand-sewn pages, gilt edges, fine leather covers and gold finishings.
Workshops are open to the public and feature a variety of topics from box making to paper cutting.
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