Monday, 18 April 2011

Calligraphy and Painting Classes in Sunderland and South Shields

New sessions start after Easter:
Monday 10-12 at Sunderland Museum (starting 9 May) and Thursday 10-12 at St Bede's, South Shields (starting 5 May).
Scribes will be looking at alphabet designs and creating their own original alphabets and using them to make a design rather than write a text. Written, drawn, painted or printed - the choice is yours. The cost is £40 for ten classes.

Wednesday 10-12 at Age UK, Sunderland starting 4 May.
This session will focus on illuminated letters, while still doing some calligraphy, and there will be a visit to the library at Durham Cathedral to look at some originals. Cost is £35 for ten sessions, please contact Age UK on 0191 514 1131 to enrol.

If you would like to learn more about watercolours then there are two classes at Age UK, Sunderland. One is on Monday afternoon, 2-4 (starting 9 May) in which the focus will be on painting textures with watercolour. The other is on Thursday afternoon from 2-4 (starting 5 May) in which working with watercolours, coloured pencils, gouache, pastels and pencil will be covered. Both courses cost £35 for ten weeks, and again contact Age UK on 0191 514 1131.

All the above classes are taught by Susan Moor. If you would like further information about them please contact her at Susan.Moor (at)

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