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Introduction to Calligraphy with Owen Williams

This introduction to calligraphy emphasizes rhythm and mark making to sensitize students to the rich visual possibilities of hand made letters. Through this experience students gain a memorable understanding of the elements of design and an appreciation of play within visual art.

Grade Suitability:


Maximum Class Size:

30 students

Time Required:

1-2 classes

Material Required:

Paper, paint or ink, mark making tools.

Language of Instruction:




Owen Williams

Owen Williams grew up in Whitehorse. An early interest in lettering led him to train in England, first carving letters in stone and later as a calligrapher. He has taught children of all ages through the Artist in the School Program, the City of Whitehorse Department of Recreation and through the Yukon Arts Ed-Venture Program.



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