We’ll provide the non-alcoholic bubbly and ask that attendees each bering a small plate of finger food to share.
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
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.