it's all about letters

Save the date! Please join us during our open house days on September 5 & 6 2020 from 10am till 6pm.

OUR PROGRAMME

In 2009, a few professional calligraphers and lettering designers decided to set up a unique center for the lettering arts, offering students a training in calligraphy & letter design. At ELI, students will develop a thorough historical and contemporary practical knowledge of written, carved, hand drawn and digital letterforms. There are several ways to join us: Short courses and workshops are open to beginners as well as advanced students. The professional programme however, offers a thorough long term training, which we gratefully use to dig deeper into specific lettering issues. Please discover our different programmes:

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Short courses

Every year, ELI puts together a programme of short courses, open to beginners and advanced students. A perfect way to explore the magic of calligraphy and lettering in general. In general, these classes are Dutch spoken, making it hard for English or French speakers to sign up. However, we would like to point out  that our teaching team is happy to come to your local group and teach these courses in your language! Please contact us for more information.

Workshops

Anyone interested in one of our weekend workshops or annual summer school is more than welcome to join up! Do check out who is coming in this year and what they will be talking about. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced student, we are looking forward to welcoming you!

Professional programme

For those looking for a longer training programme, we offer a 3-year foundation course, a 2-year postgraduate or a 1-year specialisation course in calligraphy, hand drawn/digital logo- and lettering design. Our experience tells us we need this one-to-one time with students to guarantee a sound and in-depth training.

Short courses

Every year, ELI puts together a programme of short courses, open to beginners and advanced students. A perfect way to explore the magic of calligraphy and lettering in general. In general, these classes are Dutch spoken, making it hard for English or French speakers to sign up. However, we would like to point out  that our teaching team is happy to come to your local group and teach these courses in your language! Please contact us for more information.

Workshops

Anyone interested in one of our weekend workshops or annual summer school is more than welcome to join up! Do check out who is coming in this year and what they will be talking about. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced student, we are looking forward to welcoming you!

Professional programme

For those looking for a longer training programme, we offer a 3-year foundation course, a 2-year postgraduate or a 1-year specialisation course in calligraphy, hand drawn/digital logo- and lettering design. Our experience tells us we need this one-to-one time with students to guarantee a sound and in-depth training.

COURSES ON HOLD FOR THE TIME BEING

Because of Covid-19 regulations, we had to postpone our short courses and workshops. Students signed up for the professional programme are continuing their studies online. In the meantime, we uploaded our new programme 2020-2021. You can sign up online as from today. We are looking forward to seeing you soon for yet another creative and exciting lettering year!

Contact

Do you have more questions or would you like some personal advice? Please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to help you.

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