Learning the Art of Calligraphy

The Calligraphic Arts Guild offers courses in fall and spring featuring local, regional and international instructors at our studio facilities at Neilson Park Creative Centre. Open to youth and adults, CAGT members have registration priority and non-members pay a small additional cost.

New this year! Early bird rates and additional courses may be offered in Toronto central and east arts facilities. Save on CAGT course fees throughout the membership year (September 1st to August 31st) by signing up for NPCC and CAGT memberships.

Interested in modern or traditional calligraphy? Learning scripts using tools such as the broad edge pen, pointed pen, brush, marker? Art techniques from illumination, book and paper arts? Individual course information details will help ensure the best fit for your skill level and interest.

Reserving your spot in a course is easy! On an individual course page, fill out the required information, select your payment option then wait for the Programming Coordinator to contact you.  Following her confirmation, payment is due in order to hold your place.
E-Transfer payment to register@calligraphicartstotonto.ca, cheque or cash to the Programming Coordinator. After the Early Bird date, Late registration is in effect.

Prior to registering please take a moment to read our Program Policies and Information, Payment Information and Privacy Policy. Contact our Programming Coordinator, Starlee Lively Odorico with any questions. programs@calligraphicartstoronto.ca

2020 Winter and Spring Courses

Course Title

Watercolour and Masking Techniques with
Michele Nidenoff

February 2, 2020, 9:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration Opens November 27, 2019; Early Bird Deadline December 27, 2019; Registration Closes January 27, 2020 or at class capacity.

All skill levels – Beginners welcome!

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Course Title

Italic Swash Capitals with Mark Lurz

February 6, 20, 27 and March 5, 2020, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Registration opens December 12, 2020; Early Bird Deadline January 6, 2020; Registration Closes January 29, 2020 or at class capacity.
Experienced intermediate to Advanced skill level

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Course Title

Spencerian with Salman Khattak

Thursday Evenings March 19 and April 2,16,23,30, 2020  7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Registration Opens January 3, 2020; Early Bird Deadline February 13, 2020; Registration Closes March 12, 2020 or at class capacity.

Some familiarity with the use of a pointed pen script.

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Course Title

Wedgebrush Florals and the Embellished Envelope with Phyllis Malacuso

Saturday May 2 and Sunday 3, 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration Opens March 5, 2020; Early Bird Deadline April 1, 2020; Registration Closes April 25, 2020 or at class capacity.

All skill levels – Beginners welcome!

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Course Title

Modern Calligraphy with Lee Thureson

 

Sunday May 24, 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration Opens March 9, 2020; Early Bird Deadline April 23, 2020; Registration Closes May 18, 2020 or at class capacity.

All skill levels

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Course Title

Print and Book Form with Liz Menard

Saturday June 20 and Sunday 21, 2020
Registration Opens April 2, 2020; Early Bird Deadline May 15, 2020; Registration Closes June 12, 2020 or at class capacity.

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