Calligraphy and lettercutting

Letter carving in wood with Gary Breeze

Ref: SLW08589

Suitable for all


About this course

Develop your own approach to carving 'V' lettering in wood through group and individual tuition. You will learn how to plan an inscription appropriate to the material, then build your craft skills and gain a sound understanding of good letterforms for a range of end uses.


Gary Breeze

Gary has undertaken numerous commissions from the lettering on the Princess of Wales's memorial to Richard III's tomb. His recent design for a new 50 pence was issued by the Royal Mint in 2015. His work can be seen at the Imperial War Museum London; the New Scottish Parliament; Westminster Abbey and The V & A.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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Come and find out what makes West Dean College such an amazing place to study. Explore the studios, take a tour with students, discuss your study options, and find out about funding at our next Open Day on Friday 7 December 2018.

Suitable for Foundation Degree, Diploma and Masters.

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