Courses for kids

Italic Based Penmanship course for primary schoolers

October 20, 2018 - April 27, 2019
For children between 7 and 9 years old
48 academic hours
Every Saturday, 12.00 - 13.40
Level: starter
Price per class (2 academic hours): RUB 1500
Trainer: E. Orphanova

Course syllabus:

  • Introduction. Getting to know the art of calligraphy
  • Posture and hand positioning
  • Major graphic elements of letters
  • Introduction of a calligraphy tool. Broad pen principles
  • Lower case letters
  • Upper case letters
  • Creating an artistic composition based on the studied scripts.

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Italic course

October 20, 2018 - April 27, 2019
For children between 10 and 12 years old
48 academic hours
Every Saturday, 17.00 – 18.40
Level: starter
Price per class (2 academic hours): RUB 1500
Trainer: A. Lebedev

Course syllabus

1. Introduction to calligraphy.

  • Getting to know the art of calligraphy.
  • Key calligraphy tools and materials.

2. Italic

  • Writing with broad pen.
  • Strokes and rhythm exercises. Development of fine movements.
  • Composition of letters in italics. Lower and uppercase letters.
  • Decorative uppercases – capitals.
  • The notions of flourish, monogram, and calligraphy curl.
  • Ligatures, words to sentences, line composition rules.
  • Fine and correct text positioning.
  • Creating an artistic composition based on the studied material.

Every class calls for a homework, and the entire course finishes with a final work and a review.
Group size: 10-12
Duration: 6 months
The programme is designed to include 24 classes (48 academic hours)
Schedule: weekly (2 academic hours with a break)
Dates: every Saturday, 17.00
Location: The Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy
The Young Calligrapher Pack is provided at the first class.
To apply, please schedule an interview with your trainer.

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Fine Handwriting course

A unique course for any age to develop fine handwriting through shaping cursive and correct writing skills using common tools.

October 20, 2018 - April 27, 2019
Children between 9 and 12 years old and their parents
24 academic hours
12 classes, 2 academic hours each (4 in October, 4 in November, 4 in December)
Every Saturday, 14.30 – 16.10
Level: starter
Price per class (2 academic hours): RUB 2500
Trainer: A. Lebedev

Course syllabus:

  • Fine handwriting
  • Young calligrapher’s posture, hand and body positioning
  • Key strokes, flourishes
  • Proper parallel slope in vertical strokes
  • Upper and lower cases worksheets
  • Decorative techniques for uppercases

Duration: 3 months
The programme is designed to include 12 classes (24 academic hours)
Dates: every Saturday, 14.30

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Location: The Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy
The Young Calligrapher Pack is provided at the first class.
To apply, please schedule an interview with your trainer.
To enroll for an interview or get more information please contact Irina Kornilova, Museum Manager: 8 (495) 728-77-58, 8 (916) 002-90-09, e-mail kornilova_il@sokolniki.com.