Calligraphy for Beginners

Course Overview

Welcome to Calligraphy for Beginners where you can discover the fascinating art of calligraphy!

Guided by the art of the calligraphic pen, you will learn the uncial script in two distinctive versions. Starting with an elegant monoline form, you will progress to a more decorative style, adding a touch of sophistication to your writing. The course includes a small practical project, providing hands-on experience, and offers discussions on additional options to further enrich your skills.

This level is tailored for those with no prior calligraphy experience, ensuring a supportive and engaging environment as you explore the intricacies of this beautiful art form.

Are you ready to unlock the beauty of calligraphy and discover the joy of creative expression? Join us and get started!

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

Learn more about this course

What you will learn

Course outline

This course involves a combination of demonstration and practical work.

In this course you will:

  • Learn a monoline uncial script
  • Create calligraphic patterns
  • Write an uncial script in a more decorative form
  • Produce a small project

Course outcome

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Write both a monoline and decorative uncial script
  • Develop your own calligraphy patterns
  • Create small projects using calligraphic script

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This class is for the complete beginner and assumes no prior experience in calligraphy.

What you need to provide

Please bring :
  • 2 x ZIG Memory System Dual-tip Calligraphy Marker pens, (any 2 colours) available at art shops, such as The Art Scene and online.

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


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How to Enrol

Step 1

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit:

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.