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Illuminated Letter
a one day workshop

New dates Autumn 2022  to be announced soon              

16 York Road, Exeter EX4 6BA
10.00-4.00 with 30 minutes for lunch. Cost £45
Illumination – the decoration historically used to ornament a page of manuscript including the use of gold leaf.
This one day workshop offers experienced guidance and instruction for beginners and those with some calligraphy experience wishing to try their hand at illuminating a letter.  The group will draw a single letter to be gilded using 24 carat gold leaf (choose your own design or use one provided by tutor). This letter will be embellished using a variety of painting and drawing media along traditional or contemporary lines.
Essential materials are provided.  
Option to purchase additional items from tutor.
Please bring any small brushes, gouache, drawing pens and ideas.
Refreshments will be available but please make your own arrangements for lunch – packed lunch is ideal.

a one day workshop
Saturday 3rd November 2022
at St Annes, Barnstaple
Suitable for beginners and those with some experience
for full details and to book see

A fabulous venue

St Annes Barnstaple

Workshop in progress

Exeter evening class students' work after just six weeks study. Amazing. Very well done - you know who you are!

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