Dates for Workshops 2022 held by New Zealand Calligraphers Society at Gifford Gallery, 27a Poronui Street, Mount Eden, Auckland
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Classes taught by calligrapher Margaret Woollett in the coming months in 2022. If there is a class you would like to participate in and feel free to send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your placement.
Suitable for beginners to advanced crafters who wish to expand and extend their knowledge to other aspects of calligraphy.
For those who would like to work within a smaller group. These classes offer tuition for Weekend workshops,
‘Evening Lettering Class’, and ‘Your Project Class’, over 6 consecutive weeks
March : Tuesday 8th – March – April 12th Evening class ‘Your Project’ 7.00pm – 9.00pm Cost: $120.00
A 6 week evening class offering opportunity and assistance while working on a project of your choice.
Sunday 27th Embossing Paper 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $140.00
Learn how to make that subtle play of light and shadow, with crisp sharp lines on paper.
April : Saturday 9th Simple Book making Techniques 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $145.00
Make a simple bound and sewn book , requiring no specialist tools.
Sunday 10th Gold Foil Bling! 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $145.00
Laying gold foil onto paper and ‘other’ Surfaces.
Saturday 30th Pens Pigments Papers 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $140.00
The opportunity to learn and experience different pens, a selection of papers and pigments.
May Sunday 1st Writing letters in the Round 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $140.00
We will look at the technique of how we place lettering within a circular design.
May Tuesday Evenings 3rd – June 7th Evening Night Class Beginning Calligraphy 7.00pm – 9.00pm Cost: $145.00
Over 6 weeknight evenings we will look at the Italic and the Foundational Styles of Lettering
Saturday 14th Book Binding, Belgian Method 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $150.00
Bind a book using a pattern of weaving while stitching all the book parts together.
Saturday 28th Watercolour Lettering onto a Block Frame 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $140.00
The ‘HOW’ of painting and blocking a watercolour design onto your ‘ready made’ frame.
June : Saturday 11th Beyond Beginner Pens 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $140.00
Learn how to use a metal pen nib with a reservoir, and understand the ‘quirks’ of metal nibs.
Sunday 12th Italic Variations 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $130.00
Learn variations of the Italic Script, and manipulation of aspects of the letter forms.
July Saturday 9th CanvasBlock using Acrylic Mediums 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $140.00
Using Acrylic mediums for your lettering, design and complete a ‘ready made’ canvas block.
Sunday 10th Modern Pointed Pen Lettering 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $140.00
With a fine metal nib learn to write modern cursive letters
Saturday 23rd Tiny Lettering Styles.
Sunday 24th Tiny Lettering Styles cont.. 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $220.00 for weekend
Using finely pointed and small broad edged nibs, learn the techniques of making tiny letters.
Saturday 30th Built Up Letters in Pencil 9.30 am – 4.00.pm Cost: $140.00
Lettering with a sharp propelling pencil, using Roman Capital letters as our starting point.
A discount given for more than 1 class over a weekend Schedule of the second half of the year classes in early May.
All essential materials required for these classes, are provided in the cost.