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 with any questions. programs@calligraphicartstoronto.ca

NOTE: CAGT will continue to offer all of our courses in respect of COVID-19 Policies and Protocols and access to Neilson Park Creative Centre Facilities. We will inform registrants of any changes to our programming.

2020 and 2021 Courses

Spencerian with Salman Khattak Thursday Evenings September 17 and 24, 2020 and October 1, 15, 22, 2020
Printmaking meets the Accordian with Liz Menard October 3 and October 4, 2020
Ornamental Design: Acanthus with Heather Victoria Held October 17, 2020 and October 18, 2020
Italic: Canadian to Contemporary with Lee Thureson Tuesday Evenings October 20, 27, 2020 Tuesday Evenings November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2020
Fraktur Plus with Mark Lurz Thursday Evenings January 28, 2021 February 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2021
Freewheeling: Design without Fear with Lily Yee-Sloan March 20 and 21, 2021
Wedgebrush Florals with Phyllis Macaluso April 17 and April 18, 2021
Modern Calligraphy with Lee Thureson May 29, 2021

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Spencerian with Salman Khattak

Thursday Evenings September 17 and 24, 2020 and October 1, 15, 22, 2020
Registration opens August 1, 2020.

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The Artist’s Book- Printmaking meets the Accordian with Liz Menard

October 3 and October 4, 2020
Registration Opens August 1, 2020; Registration Closes September 26, 2020 or at class capacity.

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Wedgebrush Florals and the Embellished Envelope with Phyllis Macaluso

Saturday April 17 and Sunday April 18, 2021
Registration Opens March 1, 2021. CAGT will honour registrants from 2020 first, then if class is at capacity you will be placed on a waiting list and/or for contact for future opportunities.

All skill levels – Beginners welcome!

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Modern Calligraphy with Lee Thureson

 

Saturday May 29, 2021
Registration Opens April 1, 2021 Registration Closes May 22, 2021 or at class capacity.

All skill levels

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