Calligraphy with Gemma Black

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About the class

Retro Nouveau & Deco Calligraphy
7 – 13 Jan 18

Medium: Calligraphy
Skill: Introductory to Advanced
Materials: up to $55 see materials list

Taking a look back to the lettering samplers of the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements of the late 1800s and early 1900s you will draw, pen and paint intricate letterforms using designs influenced by artists such as Alphonse Mucha and later Charles Rennie & Margaret Mackintosh, featuring the Glasgow Four.

You will create lettering works with accompanying designs with a strong reflection of 1920s modernism. This inspiring and stimulating workshop will have you exploring techniques such as gouache, watercolour, brush, pen and ink and pencil.

About Gemma Black

Gemma Black is an Australian calligraphic designer, tutor and lettering artist. As a young calligrapher she received a Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship to study in Europe that allowed her to research, observe and learn the practice and teaching of calligraphy. She is an Honoured Fellow and Fellow of the prestigious Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society, UK.

Find out more about Gemma on her website.

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Workshop Pricing

Adult:   $828

Friends of McGregor:   $801

Junior (15-17yrs):   $675

Ends 6 October 17


Accommodation:

Adult:   $785 – $985

Junior:   $745

(8 nights inc. Breakfast and Dinner)

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Adult:   $920

Friends of McGregor:   $890

Junior (15-17yrs):   $750


Accommodation:

Adult:   $785 – $985

Junior:   $745

(8 nights inc. Breakfast and Dinner)

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