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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
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.
October 2019
Upcoming Valley Calligraphy Show at Barnes & Noble October 20 thru Nov.17, 2019
Drop off piece wtih Susan Gunter (541 302-0866) or Jennie Bannister ((541 915-6640). Call first to be sure someone will be home to accept your art work.
Ongoing

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

Oct. 20-Nov.17

Valley Calligraphy Show at Barnes & Noble
1163 Valley River Drive 
Eugene, OR 97401
541-687-0356

24 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
24 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - Neuland alphabet taught by Nichol Rauch
Bring your favorite wide chisel edge pen (5mm Zig or Marvy marker or 6mm or 3.8mm Pilot parallel pen), practice paper, pencil and ruler
26 VCG - Wild Ones Tag Making
9 a.m.-noon
Join us in learning a new skill while having WILD FUN with watercolors. We will  making gift tags to sell at the Authors and Artists event in December.
Please bring - watercolor paint (any brand or type - pan or tube), watercolor brushes, container for water, tape (blue tape or frog tape), ruler, pencil, X-acto knife, glue or glue stick, apron.
November 2019
9-10

Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
Pointed Brush Calligraphy with Marilyn Reaves
Suitable for beginner and advanced calligraphers. Cost for VCG members $80 (non-members $100)
Workshop Flyer and Samples
Workshop is full

21 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
21 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - Tsang decorated Neuland with Judy Black, Heidi Stolp and Yuki Tanaka
December 2019
19 Valley Calligraphy Guild Holiday Party - 6 PM
January 2020
16 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
16

Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
Program - Uncial alphabet taught by Yuki Tanaka

February 2020
8 Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
Book Lab VI  by Judy Black & Heidi Stolp
$50 plus $5 supply fee
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
March 2020
26 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
26 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
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
May 2020
21 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING - 6 PM
21 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING - 7 PM
22-23
Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
The Letters of Adolf Bernd with Peter Thornton 
(All Levels)  $100 for VCG members (non-members $120)
Registration form


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 - October 2019