CALLIGRAPHY ... Italic lettering

  • Location: A5 Fraser High School
  • Start Date: Tuesday 16th Feb, 2021.
  • End Date: Tuesday 30th Mar, 2021.
  • Time: 6.30 - 8.45.
  • 7 Weeks.
  • 2 hours per week.
  • Course Fee: $150.00.


Tutor: Marian Riddell

Keen to learn calligraphy?  Well this is a great course for you.

This course will focus on the fine details of Italic lettering.  Perfect style for beginners as it is very versatile and can be used for poems, to wedding invites, lettering on a family tree and much more. 

You will be taken over the correct way to hold the pen and looking at common mistakes.

Starting off with pencil then moving onto a calligraphy chisel felt pen then progressing to pen and ink.  These steps will help you understand the correct formation of the letters. 


Kit with everything required for the course will be provided, valued at $30. 


Marian has over 30 years of calligraphy experience and completed a certificate in calligraphy with the Society of Scribes and Illuminators in England.  She currently runs a small studio from Gordonton where she takes on clients for commission work.  She has many repeat customers.  She also teaches 1 day workshops in Gordonton on Pointed Pen, Brush Pen and Gothic styles. 

For examples of her work go to

Instagram – marianriddell    FaceBook – marian riddell calligraphy

Other costs: $30 compulsory kit for each student included in the cost of the course.

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This course is supported by the TEC (Tertiary Education Commission) to assist with literacy and numeracy needs of students. You must attend 80% of the class. At the same time we hope you will learn other useful and interesting skills and have a lot of fun learning with us.