Calligraphy Card Circle
Our Circle will start with demonstrations usingthe document camera for all to see featuring a few different techniques to use with cards or other art pieces.
After the demos stations will be set up so you can choose to try a technique or two – depending on the time. There will also be another station that is self explanatory for another card technique.
Our Calligraphy Circle is open for asking questions or for guidance from other members on things you need to know.
This should be a fun evening of TECHNIQUES for CARDS, CARDS, CARDS
Westcoast Calligraphy Society is pleased to be hosting Canadian calligrapher, Heather Victoria Held, for 2 seminars in Mary (one two days and one for one day). Details are on our seminar page.
Reversed Piano-Hinge Book with Heidi Stolp
Heidi will be visiting from Eugene, Oregon and bringing most of the materials for each of us to make a book. Supplies you should bring are on the meetings page.
Adding Colour to Monoline Romans with Wendy Cowley
We’ll do a quick review of basic Roman capitals and proportions and then we’ll look at a simple technique for adding colour to these letters. This program is suitable for all levels.
Round the Table Calligraphy is a FREE calligraphy class that is offered occasionally prior to our monthly meeting. Please e-mail us if you plan to attend so we have supplies. The class is open to those who can fit around our table.
Time: 6:30 to 7:15 at the February meeting,
Topic: Pointed Pen Basics.
Always wondering which pointed nib you should try? Wendy will have a large selection of pointed nibs for you to try. What people like varies widely and one person’s favourite is another’s nightmare. We’ll also go over some of the basic strokes which apply to many pointed pen scripts. Limited to those who can fit around a table or two! This session is
suitable for novice as well as experienced calligraphers
MEDIEVAL SCRIPT WITH DR. ERIK KWAKKEL
Dr, Kwakkel is a professor at UBC and will show us how he has examined medieval letter forms and traced their development over time. Dr. Kwakkel was previously at the University of Victoria and has done similar talks for the Fairbank Society. This promises to be an illuminating talk.
Remember this month the fourth Wednesday is NOT the last Wednesday. Don’t be a week late for the meeting. We’ll be exploring the world of Weathergrams with Sherry and Wendy. Check out the meetings page for more details.