Tuition

Calligraphy has been my passion for over 20 years and I enjoy sharing my love of letters with those who attend my courses and workshops at the WEA , in Angas Street, Adelaide. Together with my students, we explore the beauty of both historic and modern, hand crafted, letter-forms. The tools I encourage my students to use are the traditional dip pens and ink, rather than fountain pen style calligraphy pens, as they give much better results and form a stronger bond with tradition of calligraphy.


I teach the traditional broad-edge nib calligraphy 'hands' such as Uncial, Foundational, Italic and Carolingian and I also teach pointed pen calligraphy, which includes Copperplate and Modern Calligraphy. There is plenty of choice in the courses I teach, ranging from one day Saturday workshops in Modern Calligraphy (which is now very popular for wedding invitations etc) through to 4 or 6 week courses for Beginners and Improvers in all the other calligraphic hands. Classes are run in both mornings and evenings.


If you are interested in learning calligraphy as a complete beginner, or if you already have some calligraphy skills and would like to learn a new hand or even continue to develop skills in a hand you have already learnt, please have a look at the WEA programme for my schedule for the coming months. The simplest way is to go to the website www.wea-sa.com.au and search for “calligraphy”. Alternatively contact them directly for details of classes I have scheduled throughout the year.