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Valley Calligraphy Guild
Schedule of Meetings, Events and Projects

Location of General Meetings

Emmaus Lutheran Church
Fellowship Hall
1250 West 18th Avenue, Eugene
Most meeting start at 7 PM

Valley Calligraphy Guild General Meetings are often held on the 4th Thursday of the month. Other Thursday meetings and changes in schedule are indicated in color.


Ongoing 2019
Ongoing
Foundational Calligraphy Class taught by Anne Merydith
starts Monday September 30, 2019, at LCC downtown. Ten Monday evenings, 6:30-8:30 pm, to explore the humanist bookhand. (No class on November 11.) To sign up, go to http://ce.lanecc.edu/ and browse through Personal Enrichment and then Arts, Crafts, and Hobbies, or use this link:
Calligraphy: Foundational Humanist Bookhand

Humanist bookhand is a key Renaissance hand with engaging variations. Class is for those new to calligraphy as well as those wanting to keep their skills sharp while exploring new techniques. Demonstration, lecture, exercises and one-on-one feedback are included. Beginners learn to use a broad-edged pen and the keys to good letter forms while continuing students will build accuracy, rhythm, and creativity. Experienced instructor accommodates all learners in supportive, interactive learning environment.

 

Ongoing

 

Italic Calligraphy Class taught by Kay Beckham
8 sessions $80. Oct. 3 - Nov. 21
Contact Kay to sign up.
Click flyer for details

November 2019
 

Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - Tsang decorated Neuland with Judy Black and Yuki Tanaka

If you did not get the hand-outs from the Neuland demonstration, you can download each of them by clicking 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Please deliver calligraphic cards (and envelopes), gift tags and handmade books to be sold at the VCG table at the Authors and Artists Fair to Angela Miller
Also volunteer
to work a 2 hour shift at the A&A Fair. Contact Angela Miller to sign up>

December 2019
1 Registration for Book Lab VI  by Judy Black & Heidi Stolp starts
Registration for Paste Paper Workshop with Madelene Durham starts
7 Authors and Artists Fair
10 AM-5 PM
Lane County Fair Grounds
19

Valley Calligraphy Guild Holiday Party - 6 PM
Heidi Stolp and Judy Black will teach a craft project. Materials provided.
Cost for dinner $12. Sign up by December 10th.
Mail checks made out to Valley Calligraphy Guild to:
Heidi Stolp
638 Sunnyside Drive
Eugene, OR 97404
Optional gift exchange - Calligraphy related item with value of about $10.

January 2020
1 Registration for The Letters of Adolf Bernd Workshop with Peter Thornton starts
16 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
16

Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - "Scribbled Lives" calligraphy examples by Heidi Stolp, Judy Black, Yuki Tanaka and Carole Sterry

February 2020
8 Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
Book Lab VI  by Judy Black & Heidi Stolp
$50 plus $5 supply fee plus $2 calligraphic fabric for cover (or bring your own fabric)
Registration form
Book Lab VI Flyer
Registration starts Dec.1, 2019
click for details
20 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
20

Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - Slide show and discussion of design for calligraphy.
Bring pencil and paper for taking notes

March 2020
26 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
26 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - Layout for calligraphy
Bring background and your quote to get feedback from more advanced calligraphers
28 Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
Paste Paper with Madelene Durham Flyer
A one day workshop
$90 members and $110 non-members
Registration form
Registration starts Dec.1, 2019
29 Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
Paste Paper with Madelene Durham Flyer
A one day workshop
$90 members and $110 non-members
Registration form
Registration starts Dec.1, 2019
April 2020
16 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
16 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - Uncial alphabet taught by Yuki Tanaka
Bring finished, framed pieces for the Mt. Angel Calligraphy show or contact Judith Bailey (541) 505-9926 to arrange drop off.
May 2020
21 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
21 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - Decorated envelopes II with Nichol Rauch. Hands-on projects
22-23
Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
The Letters of Adolf Bernd with Peter Thornton 
(All Levels)
 $100 for VCG members
($120 non-members)
Registration starts Jan.1, 2020
Registration form

June, July, August 2020
  TBA
September 2020
  Valley Calligraphy Guild Potluck Dinner 6 PM
October 2010
17

All Oregon Calligraphers Conference - AOCC hosted by the Valley Calligraphy Guild
at the First Baptist Church
3550 Fox Meadow Road, Eugene OR
Speaker - Susie Berringer


Special Orders and Announcements
Order Calligraphic items created by members to support the Valley Calligraphy Guild
Pots & Pens 4

Pots & Pens 4  Calligraphy/Cook Book
click above for order information

Calligraphic Post Cards
to order: contact Judith Bailey for price and postage details
post card logo
Index to Valley Calligraphy Guild Newsletters 1981-2012 click for pdf
Check Workshops web page for upcoming events

Send camera-ready submissions and holiday cards for the next issue of the
Valley Calligraphy Guild Newsletter
Please turn in items and
information to the Newsletter Team

Judy Black
2684 Chad Drive
Eugene OR 97408
541 485-2336
dnjblack@comcast.net

Edie Roberts
2366 Washington St.
Eugene OR 97405
458-205-8164
edierobscribe10@gmail.com


For information contact Valley Calligraphy Guild Chairperson Kay Beckham (541-513-1053)

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Page Updated - November 2019