Category Archives: Lessons
So last week, the students chose one scary piece of paper or card from my stash. I’ve been warning them that there’s nothing scarier than a blank piece of good quality paper – especially when you only have one piece … Continue reading
Wow, it happened right outside the window during lesson 7! We heard the drumming getting closer then it stopped right outside our first floor window. When the drumming stopped a guy starting talking. In Maltese of course so the … Continue reading
I’ve really enjoyed this bunch of students! They’ve worked so hard and been so enthusiastic that they’ve been a pleasure to teach. Here’s some pics of their work from weeks 6/7. This is Marion, the lady who brought a felt … Continue reading
I love watching students’ progress and hearing their moans and groans; just when they think they’ve cracked lowercase, here comes uppercase. Just when they think they’ve cracked lower and uppercase, along comes a bit of illumination. One of my students … Continue reading
I was contacted by KMPG Malta to ask if I could go and teach some of their staff calligraphy as part of their team building exercises. Not a problem! In 90 minutes? Oh heck! So after much thinking, plotting and … Continue reading
Still using Maltese limestone, I drew an ambitious word to be carved. With lots of help I finished it. I’ve since gone back and smoothed the chisel marks down. Franka is the Maltese word for limestone.