Calligraphy: Modern Pointed Pen

This modern hand finds its foundations in the formal Copperplate Script. It is a more contemporary free script suitable for many applications such as invitations, cards and artwork.

Tutor: Sharon Baker

Sharon graduated with a Diploma in Western Calligraphy, Certificate IV in Illuminated Calligraphy, Historical Calligraphy, and Commercial Italic all completed at Macquarie Community College 1997-2000. Sharon is workshop coordinator for the Australian Society of Calligraphers 2013 to current. Responsible for organising workshops with international, interstate, and local tutors. Her teaching experience is wide and varied , teaching all levels of students as well as successfully designed, developed and conducted workshops for children since 2001 . Sharon’s class and workshop content ranges from historical scripts to contemporary adaptation, gilding, book binding, colour and layout and design. She has studied and attended workshops with Denis Brown,Carl Rohrs, Massimo Polello, Gemma Black, Olive Bull and Rachel Yallop.