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Calligraphy - Term 3: Combining lettering with heraldry - Mixed Ability [Wed 7.00pm-8.30pm Online] - EN042455.JPO

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Duration 10 Weeks

We will learn how to translate heraldic language into an heraldic painting. This medieval art form combines both painting and design and combines beautifully with calligraphy.

Suitable for all levels from absolute beginner to advanced.

Copperplate lettering

Heraldry the art of painting a Coat of Arms suitable for all.

Adding heraldry offers great opportunities to improve your painting and design skills.

You will learn:

  • How to read a blazon (description of a Coat of Arms)
  • How to draw an heraldic shield
  • How to paint heraldry using gouache
  • Different heraldic styles through the ages
  • How to combine lettering with heraldry

What you will produce

  • You will produce an heraldic panel which combines lettering with an heraldic device or Coat of Arms

Sessions will include:

  • Google Meet sessions online
  • Tutor demonstrations
  • Questions and answers
  • Videos
  • Practical work

Material costs roughly £30.
Full list provided in first lesson.

Learning format: Online weekly Wednesdays

Course code: EN042455.JPO

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