WOOL CONFERENCE 2020 *Postponed until June 2021*

With thanks to Opus Framing & Art Supplies for their generous support.

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Register by April 24 and save $$$ and have the best chance of getting your first choice.

FEE
Register until April 24, 2020
and take advantage of our Early Bird Fee.
Members: $85.00
Non-members: $100.00

Registration after April 24, 2020
Members: $95.00
Non-members: $110.00
NOTE: All fees must be in Canadian funds.

MORNING CLASSES

SUZIE BERINGER – ELEGANT TINY ROMANS IN GRAPHITE

Come and delve into the world of tiny yet elegant letterforms. Our focus will be on Roman Capitals  using graphite. The end result will be to create visual texture by variating the size and placement of your letters.

CAROLYNN DALLAIRE – MINI BOOKBINDING TREASURESConstruct several notebooks and a small  accordian book using beautiful decorative  papers, cardstock and heavier text papers. Basic binding structures will be learned. Each  book will be completed in a decorative way.

WENDY COWLEY – WEAVER-STYLE WRITING

Gwen Weaver developed this style characterized by   slanted ovals and a little added pressure on the down strokes. It is ideally suitable for both the pointed pen and  coloured pencils. It can have very short ascenders and descenders or large flourished ones. There are nouppercase letters, so it is quick to learn.

AFTERNOON CLASSES

BEV ALLEN – INTRODUCTION TO SACRED GEOMETRYSacred Geometry describes the Geometric Laws which create everything in the natural world. This introduction will explore simple shapes and ways to incorporate them into your lettering art.

CHRISTIANE LENZ – BRUSH WRITING

In this workshop we will explore the versatile pointed brush as a writing tool. We will  practice some pressure and release strokes and create a basic script based on lower case italic that will allow for infinite variations. We will talk about different types of  rushes for lettering,

VIOLET SMYTHE – CAPS ’N ROSES

Beautiful Drawn Caps complimented with those gorgeous turn of the 20th century influenced roses we all love! Arts and Crafts, as well as Art Nouveau, was heavily influenced by the fine arts and included stained glass, painting, bas relief and finely crafted wood and metal, both in architecture and interior design.
Think Charles Rennie MacIntosh or Dard Hunter… his is going to be a mash-up of styles!

 

2 thoughts on “WOOL CONFERENCE 2020 *Postponed until June 2021*

    • Regisration has now opened for members. The full brochure and registration form will be on the website February 6, 2020. It will be great to have you join us again.

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