BYU Independent Study - Online Courses


ART 051

Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Elicia Timpson Gray
Credits: 0.50

Course Currently Unavailable


This course is an introduction to basic calligraphy skills; students will learn four letter styles: sans serif B-point, Celtic, Gothic, and italic.

Course Content:

1. Getting Started
2. The History of Calligraphy and the Sans Serif B-point Alphabet
3. The Celtic Alphabet
4. The Gothic Alphabet
5. The Italic Alphabet
6. Calligraphy Portfolio 1
7. Decoration and Displaying Your Work
8. Calligraphy Portfolio 2

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.


This course is not designed to improve the student's handwriting. Students must furnish one dip pen holder; speedball points B-2, B-3, C-2, C-3; one bottle of ink; at least one-half ream of white bond paper; a soft rag; a box for materials; a small jar of window cleaner with ammonia; and a drawing board (if available).
Required Materials Cost
   Art 051 - CD     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition