Check out our Brochure July 2018 HERE
Bow Valley Calligraphy Guild Kitchen Classes
The following is
a list of experienced instructors and some instruction possibilities.
In the past they have taught BVCG workshops, private lessons, at
Community Centres, at Kerby Centre or in programs around Calgary. You
can put together your own class. More classes are listed on our website.
HISTORICAL AND TRADITIONAL
CALLIGRAPHY ALPHABETS - Uncial, Italic, Gothic (also called Black Letter
or Old English), Copperplate, Carolingian, Spencerian, Roman Capitals
using traditional tools and techniques.
VERSALS AND DECORATED LETTERS
about decorating those large main capital letters in this mostly
drawing class. They make great feature letters for scrapbooks, journals,
or special verses and cards. Colouring pens, paper and handouts are
supplied for this two-hour session. Pre-drawn letters will be available
for beginners and the younger participants to use as their models.
ZENTANGLES – THE ARTISTIC DOODLE ART
Create modern designs and express your creative self with this workshop.
the secrets to fun new alphabets that you can use every day to make
your pages special. Use these letters in your journals, a scrapbook, a
card, wherever. In this two-hour session you will create a small
CREATE A CARD – NEULAND CALLIGRAPHY
special calligraphy pen to make these interesting letters, and create a
project or card. Pens, paper and handouts are supplied for the two-hour
CREATE A BOOK – AN EIGHT-FOLD BOOK
an eight-fold book using copy paper, scissors and a bone folder.
Calligraphic doodling using a special calligraphy pen will decorate the
book. We will also use erasers as stamps to add interest.
VISUAL JOURNALING – AN INTRODUCTION
out some fun easy monoline lettering styles with some quick loose
drawings that will go well in any journal. It’s so much fun to record
small parts of our lives, and be able to look back at them later.
following instructors are offering “Kitchen Classes” in small groups
or private lessons, listed according to the quadrant of the city where
each lives. The average fee is noted. Please confirm with the instructor
at the time of booking.
Groups of four or more:
$20/$35 per person per session (confirm details with each instructor)
$35/$55 per hour per person (confirm details with each instructor)
Shelly Ann Guinn (cell 403-617-5055) I offer lessons on Copperplate,
Spencerian, any alphabet, versals, monoline, using various tools and
gilding. I provide a supply list for your class so students can pick up
their supplies. For Copperplate and Spencerian, I will have some
supplies on hand, or order them for the students. Classes generally are
at my home, exceptions made at time of request.
Karin Huehold - firstname.lastname@example.org - I love
teaching watercolour - it can be used in so many ways - backgrounds for
your letters, drawing letters with a brush, filling nibs with beautiful
colours, etc. I also love using line to design my work...find your
own design style, draw your words and shapes and watercolour them in.
Kerri Forster email@example.com I like
to teach ruling pen, pointed brush and pointed pen lettering.
Nancy Penner Dormer firstname.lastname@example.org I love arting with paper to create 3D
structures such as arty books, origami and 15 compartment Zhen Xian Bao (Chinese needle
thread pocket book). The books are a great space for showcasing your lettering or artwork. artynancy.com
Margaret van Diest email@example.com I like teaching the
basics of calligraphy…Bookhand, Uncial, Blackletter, so that students
understand the pen angles and learn to use pen and ink (after a felt
Yogi Grunwald firstname.lastname@example.org Current class schedule
available now at http://yogiemp.blogspot.ca/p/workshop-news.html
Information is also available by calling (voice mail) 403-271-8228