Join us for a Show and Share from Rendez-vous 2019, the International Calligraphy Conference held in July in Sherbrooke, Quebec.
Rose Wong will be presenting on “Bold & Blended – Chunky Capitals and Minuscules in Belgian Bister Inks with Amity Parks.
A 5-day class on learning a broad edged pen version of a chunky Roman alphabet.
This bold hand is a casual and contemporary look, lending itself to colour blending
with powdered watercolour Belgian Bister inks.”
Some other members will have samples of their work on display and be available to answer questions.
Join us as we celebrate more than 40 years of sharing our love of letters. We will also be previewing our Exhibition Through Rose-Coloured Glasses.
We’ll provide the non-alcoholic bubbly and ask that attendees each bering a small plate of finger food to share.
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
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.
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.
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