Calligraphy and lettercutting

Illuminated letters and monograms with Patricia Gidney

Ref: SWE07807




Gain insight into illumination from early Celtic to modern day while producing your own interpretation of these richly decorated letters or design a monogram. Learn how to design, draw, paint your letters and embellish using simple gilding techniques.


Patricia Gidney

Patricia has been working to commission and teaching the calligraphy and associated skills since 1984. She trained with Ann Camp at Roehampton Institute of Further Education. She was elected a Fellow of the Society of Scribes and Illuminators in 1998. Her work was included in The Calligrapher's Project Book and Practical Calligraphy (Hamlyn 1991). Commissions include work for The College of Arms, St Paul's Cathedral, British Museum, Council for the Protection of Rural England, BBC Television, HarperCollins, Italian Chamber of Commerce, The Worshipful Company of Founders, The Worshipful Company of Armourers & Braziers & York University. She was a co-founder of the Edward Johnston Foundation.


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